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Story- so you want to be president.


having too much pride in your looks or abilities


the works of government, managemen of public business


not proud; modest


seriously; with dignity


very great


the written set of fundamental principles by which the US is governed



Where is the consititution kept?

in a museum

What is the constitution?

a document stating the system of laws

What is politics?

another word for government

What is another word for solemnly?


What are good things about being President?

private pool, theater, bowling alley- eat what you want-maid service- don't take trash out

How did Quentin Roosevelt make his brother happy?

by bringing a horse into his sick brother's bedroom by elevator

What types of pets have lived in white house?

dogs, cats, horses, raccoons, rats

What did George Washington, Harry Truman, Andrew Jackson have in common?

They didn't go to college.

What is a generalization about story?

It isn't easy to be President.

How many presidents have their been


Why did the author write this story?

So he could tell us about Presidents

Do we all want to become President for the same reason?


What do you think about Abraham Lincoln?

He was a humble man.

How did the author organize this story?

By comparing facts about the presidents

Why did the author include that Taft said "I see that one of his adversaries lost his head."

To show he had a good sense of humor

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