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Presidents' Day 

Presidents' Day: A Federal holiday created to commemorate the births of former Presidents George Washington (Feb. 22) and Abraham Lincoln (Feb. 12). Throughout America, Presidents' Day is observed by low prices and no mail. But, let's also take a moment to read some of the more famous words of the men we honor on Presidents' Day.

George Washington
First President 1789-1797
First State of the Union Address  
Farewell Address to the People

White House Biography

George Washington: Fact and Fancy
His doctor tried to revive his deceased body with lambs blood. He was the only Founding Father to free his slaves. Learn more about George Washington as both a statesman and just a man.

Abraham Lincoln
Sixteenth President 1861-1865
White House Biography
Emancipation Proclamation 
The Gettysburg Address

Abraham Lincoln a Racist?
In his latest book, black American author, Lerone Bennett, presents evidence supporting the theory that Abraham Lincoln was, in fact, racist harboring a life-long desire to see all black Americans deported to Africa. Radical claims. Are they fair?


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