Mount Vernon, the Virginia home of George Washington, is a popular tourist site with an interesting history. Students learn some of the history of Virginia, beginning with Jamestown, including the relationship between Captain John Smith and Pocahontas. They'll discover how Washington contributed to the freedom of America and became our first President, but was always happy to go home. Review questions are included as well as suggestions for further study using the internet and multiple intelligence activities. A complete answer key is provided.