Did david rice atchinson serve as president?
Yes, yes he did. For one day.
David Rice Atchison. Senator Atchison did serve as President and did sleep through his term. James K. Polk's term expired on Saturday March 3, 1849. The President-elect, Zachary Taylor did not want to be inaugurated on a Sunday, he preferred Monday, March 5. So the next person in line, since our country can not be without a president, was Atchison.
This is an interesting bit of American history that most people don't know. It all started when newly elected Zachary Taylor refused to be sworn into office on a Sunday in 1849. Taylor was a firm believer that Sunday was created for rest and rest only. Not even his becoming president could change this. This posed a problem. Polk's four years were up and the constitution specifically stated that he and his administration were out…
It simply means that the rice has not absorbed all the water it has cooked in. Taste your rice, if it is still hard you can add a small amount of boiling water to the rice and continue cooking. If the rice is cooked and soft then simply drain off the excess water, allow the rice to rest, fluff and serve.