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domingo, 19 de fevereiro de 2012

Presidents’ Day

US Presidents’ Day originally marks the birth anniversary of US President George Washington (born on 22nd February 1732) and Abraham Lincoln (born on 12th February 1809), but it is considered to honour all US presidents.
It is a holiday celebrated on the 3rd Monday in February.
Retailers use this holiday to promote sales, mainly car sales.

Faces of American Presidents in coins:

1- Cent coin (penny) - President Abraham Lincoln

5- Cent coin (nickel) - President Thomas Jefferson

10-Cent coin (dime) - President Franklin D. Roosevelt

25-Cent coin (quarter) – President George Washington
50-Cent coin – President John F. Kennedy

Faces of American Presidents in bills:
 $1- George Washington

$2 – Thomas Jefferson

$5- Abraham Lincoln
$10 Alexander Hamilton (First Secretary of the Treasury)
$20 – Andrew Jackson
$50 – Ulysses S. Grant

$100 – Benjamin Franklin (Statesman)

How long can a President stay in the White House before everyone votes again?
the number of letters in the word MISSISSIPPI
the number of stripes on the US flag
the number of letters in the fourth month of the year
the number of cents in “a quarter”

Now take away
the number of stars in the US flag

Remember: People can elect a president for a second term, but not a third one.

Read more about American Presidents (in Portuguese)

Read the chronology of the American and Portuguese Presidents.

Now you can answer the Quiz about American Presidents

Read : The Fourth of July

Myles, Jane. Holidays and Special Days in the USA.Scholastic, 2001

School Year 2011/2012

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