If you’re coming to Washington, DC and want to know about our U.S. Presidents, here are some good ways to get to know them ---
I know gardens may seem totally, totally boring!! And unless you're a lover of eating the freshest food ever, you probably see gardens as not very important. Farms maybe, but not gardens! But you're really missing something totally interesting, if you accept this!! You can learn a lot about people and periods in history from studying gardens.
The use of two given names – a first name and a middle name – was essentially unknown in Europe until the late Middle Ages, and even then the practice was limited to a few distinct cultural groups. Check out the middle names of the Presidents.
If you’re coming to Washington, DC and want to know about Abraham Lincoln and his time as President, here are some good ways to get to an up-close look at him ---
When Theodore Roosevelt was president of the United States the game of football was a popular college sport but a very brutal one!! In one year (1905) 19 college football players died playing the game and another 137 players were seriously injured. The president loved rough and tough activities and he really loved football; his son Teddy, Jr. was playing on the Harvard University team. But the president knew the game was way too rough.