Presidential Trivia #2

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June 5th, 2008, 1:28 pm #1

Fifth President - 1817-1825
James Monroe was the first president to ride a steamboat, and his daughter, Maria Hester, was the first to be a bride in the White House.

Sixth President - 1825-1829
John Quincy Adams was the son of a former president and the first president to be photographed.

Seventh President - 1829-1837
Andrew Jackson was the first president born in a log cabin and the first to ride in a train. He also was the first to experience and survive an assassination attept.

Eighth President - 1837-1841
Martin Van Buren was the first president born in the United States. Raised in Kinderhook, NY, Van Buren is credited with the term OK. After going into politics, he became known as "Old Kinderhook." Soon people began to use the term OK to refer to Van Buren and the word okay was derived.
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