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									Facts          about U.S. presidents

   Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the only U.S. president who has had a license to the content of the saloon. He
    was co-owner of Berry and Lincoln schools in Springfield, Illinois.
   The only president elected unanimously, was George Washington (1732-1799). He refused to receive his
    presidential salary, which was at that time a considerable sum - 25 thousand dollars a year.
   Grover Cleveland was the only president in U.S. history, which was once ... executioner. He was once the Erie
    County Sheriff, near New York, and he twice had to give verdicts hanged in execution.
   Meccano "Lincoln logz» (Lincoln Logs) was named in honor of Abraham Lincoln's log cabin in which he was
    born. This constructor is invented by John Lloyd Wright, son of famous architect Francis Lloyd Wright.
   Thomas Jefferson and John Adams once traveled to Statford-upon-Avon to visit the birthplace of William
    Shakespeare. When they were in the museum, one of them stuck a knife in one of Shakespeare's chairs to
    otkolupnut splinter as souvenirs.
   James Madison and Thomas Jefferson were once arrested for what they ride in horse-drawn carriage in the
    countryside of Vermont on Sunday. It was strictly prohibited by state law, and for which they were punished.
   Andrew Johnson - is the only tailor among presidents. As president, he often looked to the tailor shop to exchange a
    few words with the hosts.He only wore suits stitched by him.
   «Teddy Bears» - cute teddy bears were named when President Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt (1858-1919) refused to
    shoot a bear cub while hunting. Word of this got to newspaper stories that inspired one of the manufacturers to start
    producing lovely stuffed toys.
   George Washington never lived in the White House. U.S. capital when it was actually in Philadelphia and other
    cities. He also was the only president who did not represent any political party.
   James Abram Garfield (1831-1881) was the first president to start talking on the phone. When Garfield talked with
    Alexander Graham Bell (inventor of the telephone), who was on the other end of the 13 kilometers, he asked his
    interlocutor "to speak a little more slowly."
   Twenty-ninth U.S. President Warren Harding Gamaliell (1865-1923) often had sex with a young girl named Nan
    Britton in the closet of the White House. Once the security service of the president had to stop his wife, who was
    trying to "make" the door closet.
   Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the first president who was inaugurated in Washington.
   After President Bush - senior vomited on the Japanese Prime Minister, in the Japanese language, a new word
    "bushushuru" that is, to do what Bush did with the Prime Minister.
   The abbreviation "OK" appeared during the presidency of Martin Van Buren (1782-1862), who was nicknamed «Old
    Kinderhook», as he grew up in Kinderhook in New York. To support the campaign, Van Buren created clubs "OK."
   President Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) was the only head of the U.S. government, which chose not to two
    consecutive terms. He was 22m and 24m president of America.
   Martin Van Buren was the first president of the United States, who was born in the state with this name. All previous
    presidents were born in the subjects belonging Britain.
   Six presidents named James Madison, Monroe, Polk, Buchanan, Garfield and Carter.
   Richard Milhouse Nixon (1913-1994) was the first president to visit all 50 states in the U.S., it also was the first
    president who was forced to resign.
   James Earl (Jimmy) Carter - this is the only president who seriously claimed that he had seen a UFO.
   President James Buchanan (1791-1868) slowly but steadily bought slaves in Washington, DC, and then gave them
    "free" in Pennsylvania.
   Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964) gave the White House support staff strict instructions to hide from him, wherever
    he went. Who did not do that, get under the risk of dismissal.
   Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973) "lovingly" called many women with whom he was sleeping, "my harem." He
    even had an alarm system that is triggered in the Oval Office to the security service could warn him about the
    appearance of his wife, "dangerously close".
   James Buchanan was the only bachelor among presidents. He almost did not part with William R. King (1786-1853),
    Senator from Alabama.The pair earned the nickname "Miss Nancy and Aunt Fancy" and "Mr. Buchanan and his
   Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) smoked at least 20 cigars a day. After a brilliant victory in the war of admirers sent
    him 10,000 cigars. In the end, this incorrigible smoker died of throat cancer.
   John F. (Jack) Kennedy probably had the most active love affairs on the side, as compared with other U.S.
    presidents. He allegedly slept with Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, Audrey Hepburn, Angie Dickinson, striptizerkoy
    Blaze Starr, Marlene Dietrich and many other women, including secretaries and other workers of the White House,
    female flight attendants and friends of their friends.
   Each member of the family of Teddy Roosevelt had his pair of stilts, including Roosevelt.

   Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) won the award for "most nearly ideal male figure" from the University of
    California in 1940.

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