Monday, December 10, 2012
DON'T FORGET THE LADIES: PLAYS ON FIRST LADIES of the UNITED STATES:
Check out my website to download these plays based on the To Tell the Truth Game Show: http://gailhennessey.com/index.shtml?plays.html
Lady Bird Johnson
Mary Todd Lincoln
Fun Facts about First Ladies:
Lucy Webb Hayes was the first wife of a president to be called "First Lady".
Only Abigail Adams and Barbara Bush were a spouse and mother to Presidents of the United States.
Florence Harding was the first woman to vote for her husband in a presidential election.
Frances Cleveland was the first to have a baby born in the White House while her husband was president.The popular candy, Baby Ruth ,was named for their child.
Dolly Madison was the first American to answer a telegraph message sent by Samuel Morse.
Pat Nixon was the first First Lady to wear pants in public.
Caroline Harrison was the first First Lady to have a Christmas tree in the White House.
Hillary Rodham Clinton was the first First Lady to become a senator of the United States,was a candidate for President and became Secretary of State under President Obama's administration.
Try this Webquest on First Ladies: http://gailhennessey.com/index.shtml?firstladies4.html