Answer – John Jay
Thursday – He wrote five of The Federalist Papers.
Wednesday – On this date in 1798, this man was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States.
Tuesday – He was a leader of the Federalist Party and governor of New York.
Monday – This man was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Answer – Harriet Tubman
Thursday – The name she was born with was Araminta Ross.
Wednesday – This woman was a cook and a nurse during the Civil War.
Tuesday – She escaped from slavery in 1849.
Monday – This woman was born a slave in Maryland in 1822.
10/17/16 – Blue stars are hotter than red stars.
10/11/16 – Mario was first seen in the video game Donkey Kong, but he was called “Jumpman.” He was also a carpenter then, not a plumber.
10/3/16 – Some male songbirds sing more than 2000 times each day.
9/26/16 – P.L. Travers, the writer of Mary Poppins, did not like any of the songs for the movie Mary Poppins except “Let’s Go Fly a Kite.” If they did not have that song she would have probably backed out of the movie deal.
9/19/16 – May 29th is put your pillow in a fridge day.
9/12/16 – The state dance for Illinois, and 27 other states, is square dancing.
Answer – Mount St. Helens
Thursday – It is known as Lawetlat’la to the indigenous Cowlitz people.
Wednesday – On this date this mountain erupted with a 5.1 magnitude, causing a massive avalanche and killing 57 people.
Tuesday – It is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc and located in the Cascade Range.
Monday – This week’s answer is a mountain.
Answer – Abraham Lincoln
Thursday – He was shot on this date in 1865 while watching a play at Ford’s Theater.
Wednesday – He signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.
Tuesday – He gave a famous speech called the Gettysburg Address.
Monday – This man was once the president of the United States.