President Facts Generator

  • [President fact 1] Abraham Lincoln was challenged to a duel in 1842. As the challenged party, he would have the right to select the weapons used. He accepted the challenge and chose broadswords "of the largest size" in order to take advantage of his superior reach.


  • [President fact 2] Junaluska, a Cherokee leader who saved Andrew Jackson's life. Jackson later sent the Cherokee on the Trail of Tears from NC to OK, which killed up to 1/3 of them en route. Junaluska survived, escaped twice, walked hundreds of mountainous miles home, and lived well into old age as a Chief.


  • [President fact 3] President Andrew Jackson once held an open house party at the White House at which he served a 1,400 lb block of Cheddar cheese. The White House is said to have smelled of cheese for weeks.


  • [President fact 4] Vidkun Quisling, who was the Norwegian prime minister during the Nazi occupation, was sentenced to death 2 years after he introduced the death sentence to the country.


  • [President fact 5] Lincoln declared Thanksgiving a National Holiday in 1863 during the Civil War to keep the country together.


  • [President fact 6] George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson were Christian Deists and did not believe that Jesus Christ was divine.


  • [President fact 7] The United States invaded Canada in 1812. Former President Thomas Jefferson predicted that the "acquisition of Canada (..) will be a mere matter of marching". However, it went terribly. After a few months, the entire Michigan territory had fallen.


  • [President fact 8] William “Billy” Lee was George Washington’s slave and personal valet. He fought alongside Washington through the entire American Revolutionary War and was the only slave of Washington's who was emancipated immediately upon his death.


  • [President fact 9] In 1739, a 16-year-old girl named Eliza Lucas in South Carolina was instrumental in creating an economy accounting for 1/3 the value of the colony's output pre-Revolution. George Washington held her in such high esteem, upon her death he traveled to Philadelphia to be one of her pallbearers.


  • [President fact 10] When China ordered a Boeing 767 from the U.S. in 2002 to serve as its presidential jet of Jiang Zemin, its intelligence service discovered nearly 30 bugging devices onboard the plane, "including one in the headboard of the presidential bed." The C.I.A. and the White House refused to comment.


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