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President's Day: Facts and Scandals

PRESIDENT'S DAY 2014 FACTS AND SCANDALS GEORGE WASHINGTON WAS AN ULTRA-SUCCESSFUL LIQUOR DISTRIBUTOR IN THE NEW COUNTRY. HE MADE RYE WHISKEY, APPLE BRANDY AND PEACH BRANDY IN HIS MOUNT VERNON DISTILLERY. WASHINGTON INHERITED HIS FIRST SLAVES AT AGE 11 FACT #1 GEORGE WASHINGTON BIRTHPLACE AGE AT MARRIAGE NUMBER OF KIDS VIRGINIA 26 SUBJECT STUDIED AGE TOOK OFFICE CAUSE OF DEATH LIFELONG LEARNER BLOOD LOSS SCANDALS ACCOMPLISHMENTS PRESIDED OVER THE CLEAN AS A WHISTLE. FORMATION OF THE UNITED STATES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. THOMAS JEFFERSON AND JOHN ADAMS PAID A VISIT TO WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S HOME IN STRATFORD-UPON-AVON IN 1786. WHILE THERE, THEY ILLEGALLY CHIPPED OFF A PIECE FROM SHAKESPEARE'S CHAIR AS A SOUVENIR FACT JEFFERSON OWNED 6.487 BOOKS WHICH HE DONATED TO THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS #3 THOMAS JEFFERSON BIRTHPLACE AGE AT MARRIAGE NUMBER OF KIDS VIRGINIA 29 SUBJECT STUDIED AGE TOOK OFFICE CAUSE OF DEATH HEART FAILURE LAW SCANDALS ACCOMPLISHMENTS HE PAID OFF THE SHOOTING OF CHARLES DICKINSON; BRUTAL ENTIRE NATIONAL DEBT IN 1835 (THE ONLY TIME IN HISTORY THIS HAS EVER HAPPENED). ENFORCEMENT OF INDIAN REMOVAL ACT. ABRAHAM LINCOLN COULD THROW DOWN IN THE WRESTLING RING. AS A YOUNG MAN, HE WAS ONLY DEFEATED ONCE OUT OF APPROXIMATELY 300 MATCHES, HE MADE IT TO THE WRESTLING HALL OF FAME WITH THE HONOR OF "OUTSTANDING AMERICAN." FACT LINCOLN VIOLATED SOME CIVIL LIBERTIES TO FURTHER THE WAR EFFORT. #16 ABRAHAM LINCOLN BIRTHPLACE AGE AT MARRIAGE NUMBER OF KIDS KENTUCKY 33 SUBJECT STUDIED AGE TOOK OFFICE CAUSE OF DEATH ASSASSINATION LAW 51 SCANDALS ACCOMPLISHMENTS LINCOLN ABOLISHED CLEAN AS A SLAVERY AND ENDED WHISTLE. THE CIVIL WAR. TEDDY ROOSEVELT WAS SHOT IN AN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT WHILE DELIVERINGA SPEECH IN MILWAUKEE. "I DON'T KNOW WHETHER YOU FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE JUST BEEN SHOT," HE TOLD THE STUNNED AUDIENCE. "I GIVE YOU MY WORD, I DO NOT CARE A RAP ABOUT BEING SHOT; NOT A RAP." HE COMPLETED THE 90-MINUTE SPEECH WITH THE BULLET STILL LODGED IN HIS CHEST. ROOSEVELT WAS KNOWN TO GO SKINNY-DIPPING IN THE WINTERTIME. FACT #26 THEODORE ROOSEVELT BIRTHPLACE AGE AT MARRIAGE NUMBER OF KIDS NEW YORK 22 SUBJECT STUDIED AGE TOOK OFFICE CAUSE OF DEATH BLOOD CLOT BIOLOGY 42 SCANDALS ACCOMPLISHMENTS HE ORGANIZED THE PANAMA CANAL; REVOLUTION TO SHERMAN ANTITRUST OVERTHROW THE ACT; NOBEL PEACE PRIZE; NATIONAL PARKS. GOVERNMENT OF PANAMA. JFK WAS A HUGE JAMES BOND FAN. HE FIRST MET THE AUTHOR OF THE SERIES (IAN FLEMING) AT A DINNER PARTY IN 1960. THEY ALLEGEDLY BOUNCED AROUND IDEAS ABOUT HOW TO GET RID OF FIDEL CASTRO. FACT KENNEDY WAS THE YOUNGEST PERSON EVER ELECTED PRESIDENT #35 JOHN F. KENNEDY BIRTHPLACE AGE AT MARRIAGE NUMBER OF KIDS MASSACHUSETTS 36 SUBJECT STUDIED AGE TOOK OFFICE CAUSE OF DEATH ASSASSINATION INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS SCANDALS ACCOMPLISHMENTS AFFAIR WITH MARILYN MONROE, GUNILLA VON POST, JUDITH CAMPBELL, MARY PINCHOT PULITZER PRIZE, INITIATING THE SPACE MEYER, MARLENE DIETRICH,. MIMI ALFORD, AND JACKIE'S PRESS SECRETARY PAMELA RACE AND THE APOLLO PROGRAM, PEACE TURNURE: BAY OF PIGS AND CORPS. CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS; RELATIONSHIP WITH MAFIA. IN 1940, THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BESTOWED REAGAN WITH THE MOST NEARLY PERFECT MALE FIGURE AWARD. THE PRIZE WAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO POSE NEARLY NUDE FOR AN ART CLASS LEARNING To SCULPT THE HUMAN BODY. FACT REAGAN WAS HARD OF HEARING, ESPECIALLY IN HIS RIGHT EAR. #40 RONALD REAGAN BIRTHPLACE AGE AT MARRIAGE NUMBER OF KIDS tiii ILLINOIS 29 SUBJECT STUDIED AGE TOOK OFFICE CAUSE OF DEATH ECONOMICS PNEUMONIA & SOCIOLOGY 69 SCANDALS ACCOMPLISHMENTS IRAN-CONTRA AFFAIR; EPA SUPER-FUND; LOBBYING SCANDAL; REAGAN ENDED THE COLD WAR, REDUCED NUCLEAR ARMS, AND INSLAW AFFAIR; SAVINGS & LOAN CRISIS. PASSED THE ANTI-DRUG ABUSE ACT. IT WASN'T JUST CLINTON'S SOUTHERN CHARM THAT DID IT FOR THE LADIES. HIS FACE IS SO SYMMETRICAL – AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF HUMAN ATTRACTIVENESS – THAT HE RANKED IN FACIAL SYMMETRY ALONGSIDE MALE MODELS. FACT CLINTON USUALLY PREFERS BRIEFS OVER BOXERS #42 BILL CLINTON BIRTHPLACE AGE AT MARRIAGE NUMBER OF KIDS ARKANSAS 29 SUBJECT STUDIED AGE TOOK OFFICE CAUSE OF DEATH LAW & OTHERS STILL LIVING 46 SCANDALS ACCOMPLISHMENTS FAMILY AND MEDICAL WHITEWATER; MONICA LEAVE ACT, LEWINSKY; GENNIFER FLOWERS "I DIDN'T INHALE," TROOPERGATE. COMPREHENSIVE WELFARE REFORM, NAFTA. OBAMA'S HIGH SCHOOL NICKNAME ON THE BASKETBALL TEAM WAS "BARRY O'BOMBER," WHICH HE EARNED DUE TO HIS AWESOME JUMP SHOT. FACT OBAMA APPLIED TO APPEAR IN A PIN-UP CALENDAR WHILE IN COLLEGE, BUT WAS REJECTED #44 BARACK OBAMA BIRTHPLACE AGE AT MARRIAGE NUMBER OF KIDS HAWAII 31 SUBJECT STUDIED AGE TOOK OFFICE CAUSE OF DEATH STILL LIVING LAW SCANDALS ACCOMPLISHMENTS OPERATION FAST & FURIOUS: MILITARY NOBEL PEACE PRIZE: INTERVENTION IN LIBYA ENDED IRAQ WAR; WITHOUT CONGRESSIONAL KILLED OSAMA BIN APPROVAL; IRS TEA PARTY SCANDAL; NSA SPYING; OBAMACARE WEBSITE; LADEN; ECONOMIC STIMULUS. OTHER NOTABLE SCANDALS WOODROW WILSON FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT RICHARD NIXON BECOMING ENGAGED TO INVASION OF HAITI; WATERGATE, BACK EDITH GALT "TOO NEWPORT SEX SCANDAL; TAXES, RESIGNATION. SOON" AFTER HIS FIRST AFFAIR WITH LUCY WIFE'S DEATH. MERCER. O 2004 - 2014 COLLEGEATLAS.ORG - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 5' 10" ɛ .9

President's Day: Facts and Scandals

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President’s Day is here, and what better way to celebrate than with interesting facts about some of our most famous presidents, their accomplishments, and even some notable scandals. For example, ...

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