Presidents Quiz – January 2014

  • The theme for 2013-4 in all divisions is scandals.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is vice-presidents. Also, Jr/Sr clues for #1-24 may involve U. S. Leaders Group 1: Tecumseh, Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Frederick Douglass, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Clara Barton, and Sitting Bull
  • Note: Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #1-24 in 2013-14.

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This month’s theme is PRESIDENTIAL CHILDHOODS.

1. George Washington
2. John Adams
3. Thomas Jefferson
4. James Madison
5. James Monroe
6. John Quincy Adams
7. Andrew Jackson
8. Martin Van Buren
9. William Henry Harrison
10. John Tyler
11. James Polk
12. Zachary Taylor

#1-12: I was born of newly immigrated parents. My first home was a log cabin in the Waxhaw region near the border between two of the thirteen colonies. My father died in an accident several weeks before my birth.


#13-24: The first son and second child in a family that would reach ten children, I was born in a log cabin just outside the town of Mercersburg. My father was a storekeeper and farmer who would gain modest wealth.

13. Millard Fillmore
14. Franklin Pierce
15. James Buchanan
16. Abraham Lincoln
17. Andrew Johnson
18. Ulysses S. Grant
19. Rutherford Hayes
20. James Garfield
21. Chester A. Arthur
22. Grover Cleveland
23. Benjamin Harrison
24. Grover Cleveland
25. William McKinley
26. Theodore Roosevelt
27. William Taft
28. Woodrow Wilson
29. Warren Harding
30. Calvin Coolidge
31. Herbert Hoover
32. Franklin Roosevelt
33. Harry Truman
34. Dwight Eisenhower

#25-34: I was born the year the Civil War ended on a farm in a Northern state. Five years later, my family moved to California. There my father, who had been a teacher as well as a farmer, practiced homeopathic medicine.


#35-44: Born in the town of Plains, I was the first child of a farmer-storekeeper and a registered nurse-housewife. They later raised another son and two daughters. I helped my father on the farm and in the store.

35. John F. Kennedy
36. Lyndon B. Johnson
37. Richard Nixon
38. Gerald Ford
39. Jimmy Carter
40. Ronald Reagan
41. George H.W. Bush
42. Bill Clinton
43. George W. Bush
44. Barack Obama

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