Tag: Abraham Lincoln

Little Johnny Famous Quotes

A teacher decides to let students out early if they can name some quote origins. Teacher: “Who said ‘Four Score and Seven Years Ago’?” Before Johnny can open his mouth, Susie says, “Abraham Lincoln.” “That’s right, Susie, you can go home.” Teacher: “Who said ‘I Have a Dream’?” Before Johnny can open his mouth, Mary …

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Lincoln Memorial

Walked to the Lincoln Memorial and gasp at the massive size. After thinking about it, I realized that it is quite fitting for how much impact Abraham Lincoln made on shaping the United States as a country. Above Abraham Lincoln’s head it reads as follows: “IN THIS TEMPLE AS IN THE HEARTS OF THE PEOPLE …

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Historical Old Photos in Color

Henry Ford, 1919 Cornell Rowing Team 1914 Brothers Robert Kennedy, Edward ‘Ted’ Kennedy and John F. Kennedy outside the Oval Office. Sophia Loren and Jayne Mansfield Two Boxers after a fight Brooklyn Bridge in 1904 Louis Armstrong plays to his wife, Lucille, in Cairo, Egypt 1961 An Oklahoman farmer during the great dust bowl in …

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American History

The teacher said, “Let’s begin by reviewing some American History. Who said, ‘Give me Liberty, or give me Death’?” She saw a sea of blank faces, except for Little Hodiaki a bright foreign exchange student from Japan, who had his hand up: ‘Patrick Henry, 1775’he said. ‘Very good!’ Who said, ‘Government of the People, by …

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Job Interview

The local sheriff was looking for a deputy, so Gomer, who was not exactly the sharpest nail in the bucket, went in to apply for the job. “Ok,” the sheriff drawled, “Gomer, what is one and one?” “Eleven,” Gomer replied. The sheriff thought to himself, “That”s not what I meant, but he”s right.” So he …

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