PDF Three Presidents Died on the Fourth of July: PDF

by Barbara Seuling

A fun collection of random and intriguing facts about the first 25 presidents, this book will satisfy curious readers and work as a great supplemental to other non-fiction books about the American presidents.The back has a glossary and an index.

The three presidents who died on the Fourth of July are, in fact, James Monroe, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams.

Other fascinating facts:
-John Quincy Adams was the only president who was a published poet
-The saying “OK,” meaning alright, originated during Martin Van Buren’s campaign.
-John Tyler had the most children of any president; his 15th child was born when he was 70 years old.
-For one day (March 4, 1849), the president of the Senate, David Rice Atchison was acting president because Zachary Taylor refused to be sworn in on the Sabbath.
-James Buchanan was the only bachelor president.His niece, Harriet Lane, served as White House hostess and was more popular than the president.
-Robert Lincoln, son of Abraham Lincoln, was present at three presidential assassinations—his father’s in 1865, Garfield’s in 1881, and McKinleys’s in 1901
-Andrew Johnson never spent a day in school.He learned his alphabet from workers in a tailor shop and how to read and write from his girlfriend.
-The wife of Rutherford B. Hayes was the first First Lady with a college degree and the first American to own a Siamese cat.
-James A. Garfield was the first left handed president, but could also write with both hands at the same time—sometimes writing Greek with one hand and Latin with the other.
-In 1912, during a campaign speech, Theodore Roosevelt was shot in the chest, but continued speaking for 50 minutes before going to the hospital where the bullet was removed.

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PublisherPicture Window Books
Release date 01.09.2007
Pages count40
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