Can You Solve This?~ American Presidents

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Here are a few clues: He never lived in the White House. He owned slaves, but he struggled with the moral implications of owning another human being and freed every single one of them in his will. This president was born in the state that has produced the most U.S. presidents. In addition to being president, he was also well-known as a great military leader.

Slide 2 of 25: Here are a few clues: He never lived in the White House. He owned slaves, but he struggled with the moral implications of owning another human being and freed every single one of them in his will. This president was born in the state that has produced the most U.S. presidents. In addition to being president, he was also well-known as a great military leader.

Slide 4 of 25: This man wasn't only the president but also an accomplished architect. He was a bibliophile whose personal collection became the helped establish the Libary of Congress. When he was 76, he founded the University of Virginia, designing its buildings and curriculum. He died deeply in debt, despite his hidden talents.

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This man wasn’t only the president but also an accomplished architect. He was a bibliophile whose personal collection became the helped establish the Libary of Congress. When he was 76, he founded the University of Virginia, designing its buildings and curriculum. He died deeply in debt, despite his hidden talents.


Slide 6 of 25: This man is generally considered to be one of the greatest presidents of all time yet despite this, there's a typo in the memorial that bears his name. He delivered what is arguably the most important proclamations in American history. He was one of four presidents to share a very grim fate.

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This man is generally considered to be one of the greatest presidents of all time yet despite this, there’s a typo in the memorial that bears his name. He delivered what is arguably the most important proclamations in American history. He was one of four presidents to share a very grim fate.

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Slide 3 of 25: George Washington's visage graces the face of the $1 bill, which is fitting since he was the first U.S. president. He was a reluctant president who didn't spend any time or money campaigning and the only president in history to be unanimously elected by the electoral college. To learn more about the electoral college, check out these answers to questions about the American political system.
Slide 5 of 25: Thomas Jefferson was our second vice-president and third president. Among the myriad accomplishments of his presidency were successfully negotiating the Louisiana Purchase and commissioning the Corps of Discovery (better known as the Lewis and Clark Expedition). Before he took office, he famously penned the Declaration of Independence.
Slide 7 of 25: Abraham Lincoln was one of only four presidents to be tragically assassinated while in office. He issued the Emancipation Proclamation three years into the Civil War in 1863, declaring that all slaves were free. You'll love these timeless Abraham Lincoln quotes that are truly modern words to live by.

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