Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Who's That President?


It was Presidents' Day yesterday, and while I can name all of the occupants, and their years of service (useful for games shows, BTW), I'm not always sure of the accomplishments, if any, of many of them. Like the guy pictured. Who IS he?

So here are some links from:
the White House

The Internet Public Library

Grolier Encyclopedia

Here's a link to all of the Presidential Libraries.

Oh, and that guy pictured is James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States (1857-1861), James K. Polk's Secretary of State, who was totally ineffectual in stemming the tide towards Civil War, most historians suggest. He was our only "bachelor President".

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