Oval Office Knowledge Cards Vol. II, #K319

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Oval Office Knowledge Cards Vol. II. In 1789 George Washington became the first president of the United States of America. A few years later, a contest was held for the design of a "President's House." Nine hopefuls - including future president Thomas Jefferson - submitted plans, but it was architect James Hoban who won the commission. Hoban's original drawing included a large, egg-shaped room (now known as the Blue Room in the White House), which inspired the creation of the Oval Office in the early twentieth century. This deck of 48 Q&A cards gives the reader a peek through the Oval Office keyhole, answering questions like: Which president first phoned a man on the moon, Who was sworn into presidential office by his father, and Which president's likeness first appeared on a U.S. coin? The Oval Office Vol. II is the perfect way to learn more about the American presidency, all the way from George Washington to Barack Obama.
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