Until 1971, both February 12 and February 22 were observed as federal public holidays to honor the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln
(February 12) and George Washington (February 22). In 1971 President Richard Nixon proclaimed one single federal public holiday,
the Presidents' Day, to be observed on the 3rd Monday of February, honoring all past presidents of the United States of America.
Presidential Trivia Quiz #1
How much do you know about the men who have been presidents of the U.S.?
1. How many only children have grown up to be president?
2. Which president married at the youngest age of all the
3. Where was George Washington inaugurated for his second term?
4. Which president was the first to
wear long trousers to his inauguration?
5. Which was the only left-handed president?
6. Which president was the
first to visit the West Coast while in office?
7. Only one president studied to be a doctor? Who?
8. Who was the
last president to have a foreign-born parent?
9. Which musical group played first at James Monroe's second inauguration
in 1821 and has played at all of the Capitol inaugurations since?
10. Which president had the first assassination attempt?
Answers to Presidents Quiz
1. This was a trick question. None.
2. Andrew Johnson, who married a 16-year-old
girl when he was 18.
3. In Philadelphia.
4. John Quincy Adams, in 1829. President Madison had taken to wearing long
pants instead of knee breeches, but not at his inauguration.
5. James A. Garfield.
6. Rutherford B. Hayes, who attended
a regimental reunion in San Francisco in 1880.
7. William Henry Harrison studied 16 of a 32-week in medicine at the University
8. Herbert Hoover, whose Hulda Hoover was born in Ontario, Canada. Both of Jackson's parents were born
in Ireland. The mothers of Thomas Jefferson and Woodrow Wilson were English-born. James Buchanan and Chester A. Arthur had
9. The Marine Band
10. Andrew Jackson, on Jan. 30, 1835. in the Rotunda of the Capitol while
he was attending a congressman's funeral. A deranged man named Richard Lawrence fired two pistols at a 6-foot range but both
Presidential Trivia Quiz #2
1. Which president was elected three times to office?
Franklin D Roosevelt
2. Who was the tallest President?
3. The four presidents on Mount Rushmore are Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and
John F. Kennedy
4. What was the name of the first "first
5.Which year did Theodore Roosevelt win a Noble Prize for Peace?
1. Franklin D Roosevelt
2. Abraham Lincoln
3. Theodore Roosevelt
4. Martha Dandridge
Custis Washington 1731-1802
5. Nobel Peace Prize 1906
Presidential Trivia Quiz #3
1. Who was the only
president who did not live in the White House?
2. Who was president during the nation's bicentennial
celebration in 1976?
Gerald Ford; Jimmy Carter beat Ford in the November 1976 election, but was not sworn in until 1977.
3. What early president was the only one to serve in the House after he had been president?
John Quincy Adams
What presidential candidate said in 1912 that he felt "as fit as a bull moose?"
two presidents died the same day, July 4, 1826?
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
6. Who was the first president to
refer to his home in D.C. as the White House?
Thodore Roosevelt; prior to his term in office it had been called the Executive
Mansion or the President's House.
7. At five-foot-four inches, who was the shortest president?
The blind hymn writer, Fanny Crosby was a lifelong friend of which president?
9. What two men signed
the constitution prior to their presidency?
George Washington and James Madison
10. What president was in the peanut
business prior to being elected president?
10 brass quilters safety pins
42 red beads
24 blue beads
Take 5 of the pins and put 6 red and 5 white beads alternately on the pin and fasten closed.
On 4 of the pins put 3 red and 3 white (alternately) followed by 7 blues and fasten closed. Thread the 10th pin through the
top of the other 9 pins ending with the ones containing blue beads. The result should look like an American Flag.
YOU WILL NEED:
clean empty coffee can
red, white and blue paint
spray sealer... such as
fun craft foam (red or blue)
1. Trace a circle
around the coffee can on foam.
2. Measure about 3 inches wider then the tracing, and draw a circle.
3. Cut the circle
out, and then cut out the middle.
4. Paint the coffee can with red and white stripes,
and a blue field with white
5. Let dry
6. Glue the foam on top of the OPENED side of the coffee can.
7. Spray project with sealer.
8. Add a plant, or patriotic stuffed animal..
or anything you want inside the can so it is sticking out.
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