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