Pop quiz: George Washington edition
Test your Founding Father knowledge
- Duration 4:17
- Date Feb 22, 2013
Test your Founding Father knowledge
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-- happy birthday George Washington founding father and our nation's first US president was born 280 -- years ago today.
In Virginia and in honor of his birthday we're gonna have a little quiz to see how much.
Snow about George Washington who we named -- -- Lee of presidential historian -- Hampton cook is here -- the author of a new book coming out this spring called American.
He spit you back in person -- and Lauren and say you're gonna quiz us I eat out I'm a little nervous about this but let's go with the we got.
We got ABC's the Canadian -- will make it really easy OK why is -- George Washington smiling in any of his paintings.
Keep in minded Jefferson didn't smiling either is -- today the painter told bad joke though the words the paint -- had bad breath that's all -- Washington had to stand still for hours and he's saying.
Is correct -- theory yes in painting was a social media and the day that they hadn't -- still they could just click click and take a picture back -- but demeanor also may have had bad breath in my head as he -- hold.
That's not why he wasn't that finally who's winning.
I think it's great yeah he -- everybody said yeah now do well you're Washington's false teeth made -- -- it a horse teeth.
Dean the pot amnesty or see where they made out of -- That -- YLA head.
And I'll -- hadn't Cheney imagine wearing it on TV in your mouth -- -- -- I cannot amber though didn't memorable Clinton -- -- -- and to.
He's not going to need -- that's right I know Washington didn't get to go to college triple was his first real job now in the real world what -- think was it a land surveyor -- teacher.
Or C -- Border Patrol agent water the the hot link is there is correct you learn all -- -- to -- the land in and he wasn't Border Patrol -- years later I think until who's winning judges official I I.
Canon US Steve -- -- -- a little right in first -- in the distance that.
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Prices better record okay what's the next okay what Washington give them -- day he became president no president has done this since one in the back and jailing women dancing was -- his paycheck.
You got -- right.
Is there are no other president has given up his salary the George Washington and also getting -- to be general.
Washington that's right he was one of the wealthiest men and he -- And all the I don't know -- an official judges again.
And he -- thank -- -- -- back thanks and I think paying attention.
All right what building did George Washington helped to design it never occupied never lived in was it -- the White House.
The White House he never lived there but he did our hits and -- but I really -- got better and oh yeah.
I had and we I don't know he's already got that right -- Washington went out any survey each house where the front door was gonna go but he died for the White House -- concerned -- -- Yeah right.
One more quickly -- it's your fault it is -- -- did Washington really chop down that cherry tree tree to pay.
Be false -- you think.
-- And myth that was created after the what does this all mean.
Jeanne what is this all mean -- these are all relief fund things now about Washington that you know he whether he really deserves the place of honor that he holds in our -- has thrown about thrown -- dollar over the Potomac.
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And that he we did release their but not not a mile across.
Our economic come on and a celebration did and right.
-- -- -- -- -- Thank you can guard they got a kid in college and -- -- the -- to your book.
Think it's going to be great and -- -- and some -- the more you -- the -- impressed with -- absolutely the more and -- and the more on TV is the real deal on the treatment you watch one day next time -- -- -- question about it.
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