»¿The Seven Black Presidents Before Barack Obama December 1, 2008

Were There Black US Presidents before? The people thought that Barack Obama is the first black President of the United States. Wrong. 1. John Hanson (a Moor) was actually the 1st President of the United States, he served from 1781 1782 and he was black. The new country was actually formed on March 1, 1781 with the adoption of The Articles of Confederation. This document was actually proposed on June 11, 1776, but not agreed upon by Congress until November 15, 1777. Maryland refused to sign this document until Virginia and New York ceded their western lands (Maryland was afraid that these states would gain too much power in the new government from such large amounts of land). Once the signing took place in 1781, a President was needed to run the country. John Hanson was chosen unanimously by Congress (which included George Washington). In fact, in the revolution and an extremely influential member of Congress. As President, Hanson ordered all foreign troops off American soil, as well as removal of all foreign flags. He established the Great Seal of the United States, which all Presidents since have been required to use on all Official Documents. He declared that the 4th Thursday of every November to be Thanksgiving Day, which is still true today. Even though elected, one variable that was never thought through was that America was George Washington. 1809 and he was black. His mother a half-breed Indian squaw and his father a mulatto (half white and half black) from Virginia. He fathered numerous children with Sally Hemmings, a mulatto slave with whom he lived with in Europe. 3. Andrew Jackson was the 7th President of the United States. He served from 1829 with a black man. His fathers other children (Andrew Jacksons stepbrother) was sold into slavery. 1865 and he was black. His mother was from an Ethiopian Tribe and his father was an African American. It was told that his father was Thomas Lincoln, a man to cover the truth, but he was sterile from childhood mumps and was later castrated, making it impossible for him to have been his father. Lincolns nickname Abraham Africa-nus the First. 5. Warren Harding was the 28th President of the United States, he served from 1921 1923 and he was black. Harding never denied his ancestry. When Republican leaders called on Harding to deny his Negro history, he said, How should I know whether or not one of my ancestors might have jumped the fence? 1929 and he was black. He proudly admitted that his mother was dark but claimed it was because of a mixed Indian ancestry. His mothers maiden name was Moor. In Europe the name Moor was given to all Black people just as in America the name Negro was used. 7. Dwight E. Eisenhower was the 33rd President of the United States, he served from 1953 1961 and he was black. His mother, Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower, an

So. America has survived and thrived through our first Seven Black Presidents and we will survive and THRIVE through the election of this one! . was half black.anti-war advocate.