The Schoolhouse Rocks Newspaper!
February, 3rd 2014
February 17th is Presidents Day!
5 Fun Facts About George Washington
By: Zack Freeman
Here are some fun facts that you probably didn’t know about George Washington
1. At six feet, two inches tall, and two-hundred pounds he was one of our biggest presidents
2.He bred hound dogs that he gave some unusual names, such as Tartar, True Love, and Sweet Lips
3. New York City, and later, Philadelphia were the nation’s capitals when he was president.
4. By the time Washington was president, he had only one tooth of his own. Some say his false teeth were wooden. Actually they were made of elephant, and walrus tusks and cow, hippo, and even Human teeth.
5. After Washington was elected, no one knew what to call him. Some ideas were His Elective Majesty, His Elective Highness, Your Mightiness, and His Highness the President of the United States and Protector of the Rights of