The Poem of Dates
Span five centuries in 30 seconds. Say it rhythmically and enjoy.
Fourteen hundred ninety-two
Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
Fifteen hundred sixty-six
King James I was born to fix.
Sixteen hundred and eleven
the King James Bible sent from heaven.
Seventeen hundred seventy-six
the Declaration of Independence.
Eighteen hundred sixty-one
the American Civil War begun.
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