I will leave everyone with a couple of facts about President Washington and President Lincoln.
- George Washington was born February 22, 1732. He served as our nations first president from 1789-1797.
- George Washington suffered from the following illnesses : malaria, smallpox, tuberculosis, malaria, dysentery and pneumonia
- George Washington was the only president who was unanimously elected. He ran unopposed for both terms. He declined to run for a third term, setting a precedent which held until 1940.
- George Washington never attended any school or college, he was educated as a child by his father and brother, and also self-educated as he became an adult.
- Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12th 1809, and died April 15th 1865 at the age of fifty six.
- Abraham Lincoln was the tallest U.S president at 6ft 4 inches.
- He was the first president to have a beard.
- Lincoln's Gettysburg Address of 1863 became one of the most quoted speeches in history.
Have a great week and I'll see you back here on March 1st for the new cupcake of the month!