Politics Facts

    Politics Facts

    Facts about the world of politics. Political trivia about governments, political figures, and government agencies.

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    Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender.
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    George Washington grew marijuana in his garden.
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    George W. Bush was also the head of the cheerleading team in his high school.
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    John F. Kennedy was buried without his brain after it was lost during the autopsy!
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    Every U.S. president with a beard has been a Republican.
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    The Queen of England, who once enjoyed extensive powers and authority over almost the whole world, and despite all her present majesty and glory, is not allowed to enter the House of Commons simply because she is not its member!
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    No president of the United States was an only child for his parents.
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    Jimmy Carter is the first U.S. President to have been born in a hospital.
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    When George W. Bush was 30 years old, he was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
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    12
    Of all things, Andrew Jackson's tombstone does not mention that he served as the president of the United States!
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    Former U.S. President Franklin Pierce was arrested during his term as President for running over an old lady with his horse, but the charges were later dropped.
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    John F. Kennedy was the first Roman Catholic President of the USA!
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    The system of democracy was introduced 2,500 years ago in Athens, Greece.
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    J. Edgar Hoover liked to fire FBI agents whose palms were sweaty when shaking hands.
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