Patriotic Characters

Who Did It?

1. Who was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence?

2. Who designed the first American Flag?

3. Who's home was in Mount Vernon, Virginia?

4. Who was an inventor/writer/diplomat, but never president?

5. What silversmith warned the citizens of Boston?

6. Which lyrical character was born on the Fourth of July?

7. Who is on the fifty cent piece?

8. Who vacationed in Campebello Island and used a wheelchair?

9. Who was an actor and the oldest president?

10. Who united the Confederacy and the Union?

(answers in the first comment box)

Here is a narrative poem about the family of a Minuteman.


(also found in my FaithWriters Portfolio)


Yvonne said...


1. John Hancock
2. Betsy Ross
3. George Washington
4. Benjamin Franklin
5. Paul Revere
6. Yankee Doodle Dandy
7. John F. Kennedy
8. Franklin Roosevelt
9. Ronald Reagan
10.Abraham Lincoln

Laury said...

Fun facts, Teacher Vonnie!

Joanne Sher said...

Oooh - great fact for sure! I probably knew 2/3 of them right away. I also read one today in a little newsletter (not sure if it's true - sounds WEIRD and unlikely to me!): supposedly, Jimmy Carter was the first president born in a hospital. Odd, eh?


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