The Forgotten Presidents (The presidents before George Washington)  Who was the first president of the United States? Ask any school child and they will readily tell you "George Washington." And of course, they would be wrong—at least technically. Washington was not inaugurated until April 30, 1789. And yet, the United States continually had functioning governments from as early as September 5, 1774 and operated as a confederated nation from as early as July 4, 1776.

The Forgotten Presidents (The presidents before George Washington) Who was the first president of the United States? Ask any school child and they will readily tell you "George Washington." And of course, they would be wrong—at least technically. Washington was not inaugurated until April 30, 1789. And yet, the United States continually had functioning governments from as early as September 5, 1774 and operated as a confederated nation from as early as July 4, 1776.

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"TIL That although we picture the Founding Fathers as old men, many were quite young. By July 4th, 1776, Aaron Burr was 20, Alexander Hamilton, 21; James Madison, 25; John Jay, 29; and Thomas Jefferson, 33."

"TIL That although we picture the Founding Fathers as old men, many were quite young. By July 4th, 1776, Aaron Burr was 20, Alexander Hamilton, 21; James Madison, 25; John Jay, 29; and Thomas Jefferson, 33."

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Independence Day (July 4, 1776) or Memorial  Day  (last Monday of May, Civil War) or Veteran's Day (November 11th, 1918):  Vintage postcard

Independence Day (July 4, 1776) or Memorial Day (last Monday of May, Civil War) or Veteran's Day (November 11th, 1918): Vintage postcard

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Independence Day (July 4, 1776) or Memorial Day (last Monday of May, Civil War) or Veteran's Day (November 11th, 1918): quilt block pattern

Independence Day (July 4, 1776) or Memorial Day (last Monday of May, Civil War) or Veteran's Day (November 11th, 1918): quilt block pattern

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n July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the “land of the free and the home of the brave” so they can begin their American Dream.    The United States is truly a diverse nation made up of dynamic people. Each year on July 4, Americans celebrate that freedom and independence with barbecues, picnics, and family gatherings. Through the Internet we are learning about and communicating with people of…

n July 4, 1776, we claimed our independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the “land of the free and the home of the brave” so they can begin their American Dream. The United States is truly a diverse nation made up of dynamic people. Each year on July 4, Americans celebrate that freedom and independence with barbecues, picnics, and family gatherings. Through the Internet we are learning about and communicating with people of…

Independence Day (July 4, 1776) or Memorial  Day  (last Monday of May, Civil War) or Veteran's Day (November 11th, 1918):  Nails

Independence Day (July 4, 1776) or Memorial Day (last Monday of May, Civil War) or Veteran's Day (November 11th, 1918): Nails

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Have some fun on the Fourth  with this Fourth of July Fun and Games Station!  www.uncommondesignsonline.com #ultimateredwhiteandblue

Have some fun on the Fourth with this Fourth of July Fun and Games Station! www.uncommondesignsonline.com #ultimateredwhiteandblue

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