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10 Presidential Fun Facts

  1. George Washington’s false teeth were made from elephant and walrus tusks, gold, and ivory not wood.
  2. John Adams was the first to live in the White House.
  3. Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia.
  4. James Madison was the shortest president at 5-foot- 4 inches.
  5. James Monroe was the last founding father to serve as president.
  6. John Quincy Adams skinny dippedin the Potomac every morning.
  7. Andrew Jackson had a pet parrot he taught to curse.
  8. Martin Van Buren coined the word “OK.” 
  9. William Henry Harrison had a petgoat.
  10. John Tyler had 15 children.

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Presidential Jokes

  1. What did Americans do because of the Stamp Act? They licked the British.
  2. What kind of tea did the American colonists want? Liberty.
  3. Who was the biggest jokester in George Washington’s army? Laughayette
  4. What was the most popular dance in 1776? Indepen-dance.
  5. Do you know the 16th President of the United States? No, we were never introduced!
  6. What does the Statue of Liberty stand for? It can’t sit down.
  7. Where was the Declaration of Independance signed? At the bottom!
  8. What do you call a Nebraskan who hates Democratic Presidents? A CORNservative.
  9. How did Richard Nixon sleep in the White House? First he lied on one side, then he lied on the other.

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Presidential Quotes

  1. “It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.” -George Washington
  2. “I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.” -Abraham Lincoln “
  3. “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” -Abraham Lincoln
  4. “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” -Thomas Jefferson
  5. “The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.” -Thomas Jefferson
  6. “It’s clearly a budget. It’s got a lot of numbers in it.” -George W. Bush
  7. “When I was in England I experimented with marijuana a time or two — and didn’t like it — and didn’t inhale and never tried inhaling again.” -Bill Clinton

 

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