Tony Garcia

White House


There have been many attacks on the White House. In 2005 there was a man who started to shoot at the White House, no one died but about 15 people were hurt. On September 2001 a plane flew into the building and 12 people died and 8 people were hurt.


The White House was designed by Andrew Jackson Drowning. It took about two years to build. The first person to live in the White House was President John Adams and his wife. The White House burned down during the war of 1812 and took three years to redesign and build. The White House has a wonderful history and will always be adding to it.


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"Close Up of the White House" (Corbis/Royalty Free.) Reproduced in Kids InfoBits. Detroit: Gale, 2014.