Articles Tagged with george washington

While some retailers are celebrating Presidents Day with aggressive discounts on ENERGY STAR® qualified appliances, we thought a more respectful commemoration that honored the accomplishments of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln would be appropriate. If you are a presidential trivia afficiando, you probably already know that in the U.S. Code, today’s legal public holiday is Washington’s Birthday, not Presidents Day. See how many of the following questions you can answer.

  1. George Washington is often referred to as the “Father of his country.” Did he sign the Declaration of Independence?

  2. Party politics is alive and well in 2011. What political party did George Washington represent?