Washington the legislature

Washington. The Legislature. And The President’s House


by Charles Dickens from American Notes for General Circulation

Chapter VIII passage: The White House today receives many important dignitaries, but in 1842, when world-famous author Charles Dickens visited, it was a different place. Dickens described his impressions of his visit in this passage. Questions about the passage ask the student to use context clues and inference, as well as make a comparison.