United States History


American Presidents

The 1st President
There have been 44 U.S. Presidents.  44!  The first president was George Washington all the way back in 1789.  Before him it was the Continental Congress in 1776.  Were you alive then?  Washington's wife, Martha, was the first ever First Lady of the U.S. - talk about pressure!  President Washington was known for his false teeth, a lie involving him chopping down a cherry tree, and crossing the Delaware River.  Below you'll find links to other presidents and can learn some interesting facts about them!