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White House construction

What was the approximate cost to build the White House?:

A. 1.5m
B. 5.2m
C. 230k
D. 420k
E. 9k

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Answer: C, 230k

"The initial construction took place over a period of eight years, at a reported cost of $232,371.83 (equal to $3,245,460 today). Although not yet completed, the White House was ready for occupancy circa November 1, 1800." Read more.

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Dec 01, 2016 at 1:09 PM


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