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44 Obscure Facts You Didn't Know About U.S. Presidents
In March , the U. Constitution was officially enacted and the office of the President of the United States was established. The following month, General George Washington was sworn in as the first Commander-in-Chief and since then, 44 men have held the job one in two non-consecutive terms, which is why we have 45 presidencies total. Not only was George Washington known as the father of the country, he was also known as the "Father of the American Foxhound" for creating a unique breed of foxhound he called " Virginia Hounds. John Adams signed a congressional act creating the United States Marine Band in , which is now the oldest active professional musical organization in the U. Thomas Jefferson offered to sell his personal library when the Library of Congress was burned by the British during the War of He sold them books from his own collection, the largest in America at the time.
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Over the past two centuries, an immense amount of American history has happened, marked by different presidents. Although each one carried the same title, they're all unique individuals who made the presidency their own. Read on to learn unusual facts about each commander-in-chief, and be ready to find out that certain stories were just myths. Contrary to popular myth , the first president did not in fact have wooden teeth. Instead, his dentures were made of human and cow teeth, ivory, and metal.
All rights reserved. Think U. Think again. United States presidents weren't just leaders—they were real people with real lives, just like you. Read on to find out surprising information about the actual person behind the president. Many presidents had unusual careers before entering the White House.