Trivia Wednesday #149: Turkey as the national bird


answer #148 – Truman (Who was the first President to pardon a turkey from Thanksgiving dinner?)

question #149 – Which Founding Father wanted the turkey to be the national bird?

*Apparently the Truman story has not been confirmed and its more probable that George HW Bush was the first one to pardon a turkey.

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This weekly trivia is provided for use within your youth ministry. You can use this random trivia in many ways: use it to start a conversation with a student, add it to your introduction for your lesson or message, include it in your next newsletter or email, or just randomly insert it into your daily conversations. No matter how you decide to use it, I hope this trivia knowledge can be beneficial within your youth ministry.

If you have any suggestions on topics you would like to see used for the trivia questions, just leave a comment and let me know.

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One response to “Trivia Wednesday #149: Turkey as the national bird

  1. Actually answer #148 is incorrect. According to Snopes.com ( http://www.snopes.com/holidays/thanksgiving/pardon.asp ) The first pardon was handed out by George H. W. Bush. Just thought I'd throw that out there…

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