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Monday, July 03, 2017

JULY 4



HAPPY FOURTH OF JUL


1) Try and name the three Presidents who died on 
July 4. 

2) How many hotdogs are consumed on the 4th of July? 
500 million; 250 million; 150 million; 75 million?

3) Who was the oldest signer of the declaration of independence? 
Ben Franklin; Thomas Jefferson; John Adams; Donald Trump:

4)  Independance Day was first celebrated where?
Washington DC; Philadelphia; NYC; Trump Tower; Newport Rhode Island; Boston?


5) Who first signed the Declaration of Independance?
George Washington; Donald Trump; John Hancock; Benji Franklin; Rupert Pupkin? 

6) Which state has apple pie as their state pie?
Utah; Vermont; Kansas; Alabama; North Dakota?

7) When did Congress declare July 4 as a national holiday?
2010; 1870; 1777; 1900?

8) What are the first words of the declaration of independance? 
"Donald Trump will someday..."; 
"We hold these truths to be self-evident..."; "When in due course of human events..."; "That's one small declaration for man, one giant declaration for man-kind..."?

9) How many people lived in America on July 4, 1776, not including indigenous native americans who refused to participate in the census. 
1 million; 2.5 million; 3.5 million; 5 million? 

10) From whom did the USA declare independance from?
China; England; NAFTA; Mexico; Canada; Russia; Microsoft? 

GRADE YOUR SCORE:

10/10 : A true patriot;
8-9/10: A history major you must be;
6-7/10: You went to college in the Northeast, didn't you?
1-6/10: Try again next year Judge. 


Answers:
1) John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe.
2) 150 million hot dogs are consumed today.
3) Benji Franklin was the oldest signer of the declaration of independance.
4) Philly first celebrated July 4.
5) John Hancock elbowed his way in front of Trump to be the first to put his John Hancock on the DOI.
6) Get your apple pie with a slice of Cabot cheddar in the green mountain state of Vermont. 
7) We got the day off starting in 1870.
8) "When in due course of human events..."
9) 2.5 million people lived in America on July 4, 1776, and McDonalds had already served ten million hamburgers.
10) Despite claims by the current white house that NAFTA and China were the entities from whom we declared independance, it was King "Vlad Putin" George of England that we declared our independence from.


7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Stonie ate 62 this year to beat the great chestnut at the nathons hot dog eating competition. I miss kobiashi

Seth Sklarey said...

Enjoy the Fourth. Buy a fifth on the third.
And what's all this about Uncle Miltie Hirsch upsetting the legislature's new version of stand your ground burden of proof?

Anonymous said...

10:38 it is not "Uncle Miltie Hirsch". It is the Most Right Honourable Mister Chief Justice Milton Hirsch of the United States and the Lord Chancellor and the aMaster of the Rolls of the United Shakespearean Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of the British Dominions Beyond the Sea.

Eye on the CJ said...

Important words propounded by CJ Miltin Hirsch in his learned opinion in State v. Rutherford:

"Centripetal"
"Irrefragably"
"Bailiwick"

Anonymous said...

Hirsch does it again. This time for the State.

Anonymous said...

Important:

Any other Hogfish caught this week?

Anonymous said...

Just a hog about to get cooked today