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Presidents Day

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Originally, Presidents Day was a day to celebrate George Washington's birthday, which is February 22nd. Later, President's Day was expanded to include Abraham Lincoln's birthday, which is on the 12th. Now President's Day falls between the two. If George Washington was still alive on President's Day in 2007, he would have celebrated his 275th birthday.

  1. 1. When is Abraham Lincoln's birthday?
    1. a. February 13th
    2. b. February 12th
    3. c. February 11th
  2. 2. When was George Washington's birthday?
    1. a. February 22nd
    2. b. February 20th
    3. c. February 21st
  3. 3. Who did Presidents Day originally celebrate?
    1. a. George Washington
    2. b. Thomas Jefferson
    3. c. Abe Lincoln