Monday, February 16, 2015

Hail to the Chief

This Presidents' Day, challenge yourself to some star-spangled fun, by seeing how many of the following you can you answer?
  1.  Name the four presidents memorialized on Mount Rushmore.
  2. The Library of Congress recently unsealed love letters written by which president to his mistress?
  3. Name two of the three presidents who died on July 4.
  4. Which president was the first to appoint a woman to his Cabinet?
  5. After an urgent plea to surrender was rejected, which president ordered atomic bombs dropped on Japan?
  6. What's the title of former President George W. Bush's current best-selling book
  7. Who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence?
You'll find more interesting facts in The Handy Presidents Answer Book, 2nd ed., by David L. Hudson, Jr., and The Presidents, "About the White House," online.
    Answers:  1. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln  2. Warren G. Harding  3. John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe   4. Franklin D. Roosevelt   5.  Harry S. Truman  6.  41: A Portrait of My Father  7. Thomas Jefferson

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