“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams
In light of today being President’s Day, I could not go without acknowledging some interesting facts about the nation’s highest office. I, for one, am a huge supporter of the office of the President of the United States. Though we may all disagree with the way they may do things, our heart is to pray for them.
Here are 5 facts that you may not know about the highest office in the land.
5. John F. Kennedy was an avid golfer…and he was good at it.
4.Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died on July 4, 1826. The 50th anniversary of the United States independence from Britain was a day that was celebrated in the known country. The excitement was most likely contagious. Two of the founding fathers of this nation shared the same date of passing from this life to the next. These two men were fierce opponents politically and best of friends.
3. John Quincy Adams was the 6th President and the only one to have served politically after being President. He was the son of John Adams and a man who lived a life hard at work for the American people. After leaving office, he was the U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
2. Grover Cleveland was both the 22nd and 24th President of the United States making him the only President to serve two non-consecutive terms.
1. George Washington was an honorary citizen of France. Because of his “writings and courage served the cause of liberty” French cause, he was awarded this honor. He did, however, never visited France.