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Harvard University facts
- Eight US Presidents were Harvard alumni – Barack Obama, Rutherford Hayes, George W. Bush, John F. Kennedy, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, John Quincy Adams, and John Adams.
- Harvard has been around for a long time. In fact, it’s older than calculus.
- The term Ivy League evolved from an 18th-century tradition. The students would plant ivy at the beginning of the school year, and at some schools, it was accompanied by an ‘ivy’ speech that soon became known as ‘Ivy Day’ at certain schools.
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