PEN 2920a Presidents Day in America

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This presentation explains who is celebrated on Presidents' Day in The United States of America.

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Title: Presidents’ Day in America By C Bohannon-Brown PEN # 2920 Published by Peach e~books of Georgia www.peachebooks.com All rights reserved. This publication may be reproduced by educators, parents, and students for educational purposes only. Commercial duplication for profit is prohibited. © Peach e~books of Georgia. 2008

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Copyright 2008

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We celebrate Presidents’ Day every third Monday in February.

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We honor President George Washington and President Abraham Lincoln on that day. George Washington Abraham Lincoln

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George Washington was the first (1st) President of the United States.

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Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth (16th) President of the United States.

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George Washington was born on February 22, 1732.

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Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809.

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Before 1971, people celebrated these birthdays on different dates. Washington’s Birthday Lincoln’s Birthday

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It was in 1971 that George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were honored on the first Presidents’ Day.

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Since 1971, people have celebrated these birthdays on the third Monday in February. 24 31 Presidents’ Day

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Today, some people celebrate all American Presidents on Presidents’ Day.

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Presidents’ Day: What Does it Mean? http://usparks.about.com/library/weekly/aa021499.htm The History Place: George Washington Picture Gallery http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/wash-pix/gallery.htm http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/gw1.html President Abraham Lincoln Pictures http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war/1861/april/ abraham-lincoln-biography-picture.htm http://lincolnstore.com/page5.html http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/al16.html http://www.sonofthesouth.net/slavery/abraham-lincoln/ abraham-lincoln-pictures.htm Portraits of All United States Presidents (through 2008) http://www.americanpresidents.org/gallery/

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