Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Fact of the Day: President General

While every U.S. President has been Commander-in-Chief to the United States Armed Forces, only a very few had a very active role in literally leading a military force while in office. The only real sitting president to lead troops in the field was George Washington. He did so during the Whiskey Rebellion in the 1790's. 

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  1. The one and the only - speaks volumes.

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  2. I don't think many Americans realize what a great president he was. They just think of him as the Father of our country.

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  3. That's why he set the precedence for the country we are today!! Too bad we can't follow in his m.y.o.b. policy.

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  4. We have heard of him down here...great man he was.

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  5. Just shows what kind of president he was.

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  6. yes, i remember learning this in school,

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  7. Didn't Madison lead troopers and militia during the War of 1812?

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