Multilingualism in the U.S. – Presidents & States

Multilingualism in the U.S. – Presidents Martin Van Buren is the only President whose first language was not English. It was Dutch. Herbert Hoover and his wife, Lou Henry Hoover, both learned Mandarin.  They lived in China for several years around the turn of the 20th century. Multilingual presidents who … Continue reading Multilingualism in the U.S. – Presidents & States