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286 John Hanson was the first president of the United States. He served while the Articles of Confederation were in play. The first person to serve as president of the United States under the Constitution was George Washington. History > United States 06/11/11
287 The Marquis of Shen allied with the Quanrong tribe to rebel against the King of Zhou. History > Asian 08/02/11
288 The Civil War ended in 1865 when Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant. History > War 02/10/13
289 In 1925, a sequoia over 300 feet high, located in California's King Canyon National Park, was named the nation's Christmas tree. History > United States 06/10/13
290 The Marines were founded in the Tun Tavern, as is traditionally stated, in 1775. History > United States 11/05/13
291 Virginia Dare was the first child born in the Roanoke Colony in 1587. History > United States 01/09/15

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