A More Perfect Union Setting

Jodi Daynard
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Washington

Marcia's father owns the land that becomes the site for the nation's new Capitol building, and Johnny spends time here with Marcia. He visits briefly before her father's death but returns for a longer visit after her father dies. He and Marcia walk around the town on many occasions and watch the building progress of the Capitol. There are descriptions of the land. It is sparsely populated at this time and has large, swampy areas. A small town has sprung up around the building project with businesses to serve the needs of the government workers and construction workers already living in the area. Johnny finds the letter one day when Jefferson's door is left open, and he keeps it because it also comes to symbolize hope that a person's race would not matter as much as that person's deeds.

Harvard University

Johnny attends Harvard, along with Eliot Mann...

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