Music Journal 12 #2020

Compare & Contrast

1. Name 3 generations. How are they the same and how are they different?

2. Compare yourself with one of your relatives. How are you the same and how are you different?

3. If you could choose, what generation would you want to be born in?


EAP 2.23.2020

  1. George Washington is the highest ranking member ever of the United states military as a 6 star general. 

  2. John Adams created the United States Marine Band in 1798.  

  3. Thomas Jefferson had a library of 6487 books and invented the swivel chair. 

  4. James Madison was 5’4, weighed 100 pounds, and loved ice cream so much he had an ice cream shop built on his property. 

  5. James Monroe ran unopposed for his 2nd election and died on the 4th of July

  6. John Quincy Adams liked to skinny dip at 5am. 

  7. Andrew Jackson had a bullet in his chest for 49 years and his parrot cursed. 

  8. Martin Van Buren’s first language was Dutch and was the first President to be born in the United states. 

  9. William Henry Harrison and his grandson were both presidents and William died 32 days after becoming president. He has a goat as a pet. 

  10. John Tyler had 15 children and was considered the most unpopular person to become president where his own party expelled and everyone except one person quit his cabinet. He was an outstanding violinist. 

  11. James Polk was the first President to have his photo taken while in office, and he banned card playing and dancing in the White House. 

  12. Zachary Taylor was a war hero, had a popular horse and died eating a cherry.  

  13. Millard Fillmore married his teacher and carried a dictionary. . 

  14. Franklin Pierce ran over an old woman with his horse and was so unpopular that his own party refused to renominate him. He was called handsome Frank. 

  15. James Buchanan bought slaves and released them and never got married. He lived with his best friend for many years. 

  16. Abraham Lincoln was a bartender and great wrestler, losing 1 match out of 300. 

  17. Andrew Johnson and his brother were sent away by their mother to be a servant with a clothing tailor. They ran away two years later. 

  18. Ulysses S Grant was supposed to be in Lincoln’s box the night he died. He hated blood and worked hard to stop racists. He made Christmas a national holiday. 

  19. Rutherford B Hayes lost the popular vote and won by 1 electoral college vote. 

  20. James A Garfield could write with both hands at the same time, one in Latin and one in Greek. He was shot and died 2 weeks later because of doctor mistakes. 

  21. Chester A Arthur redecorated the white  house and was called elegant Arthur because he owned 80 pairs of pants.