5A24 The White House By, Taylor Yeaman

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History of The White House

In 1971 George Washington selected the site for The White House. In 1814 the British set fire to The White House. Also in 1902 President Roosevelt had the White House renovated. In 1952 the Turman family moved back into The White House. And the latest event is in 2017, Donald Trump was elected president.

This is an old picture of The White House.

Family Theater

White House Family Theater

The Family Theater is located on the first floor of the east wing. One fact is that the theater originally was a coat room. Some objects inside are red seats, red banners, and a screen. You can find all of these things in this picture.

Basketball Court

The White House Basketball Court

The White House Basketball Court is located on the south lawn. It is used for the president and family to play basketball. The court has two hoops and a floor with all of the basketball marks and lines on it. Around the court there are many trees.

Oval Office

The Oval Office

The Oval Office is located on the first floor of the West Wing. This office is used for the President to work at. Some objects in the room include two couches and a small table in the middle also the floor has The White House symbol on it. And the most special thing is the desk, many past Presidents have worked there!

FUN FACTS

  • The White House gets about 6,000 visitors each day.
  • The White House would need 570 gallons of paint to cover the outside surface.
  • George Washington never lived in The White House.
  • The address of The White House is 1600 Pennsylvania avenue in Washington D.C.
  • There are 132 rooms in The White House.

Sources: www.whitehouse.gov

www.whitehousemuseum.org

www.googleimages.com

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