Presidents Quiz – January 2019

  • Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #25-45 in 2018-19.
  • Junior/Senior Divisions play presidents 1-45.
  • The theme for 2018-2019 in all divisions is Cabinet Members.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Vice Presidents. Also, Junior/Senior clues for #25-45 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 4: Cesar Chavez, John Foster Dulles, Martin Luther King Jr., Henry Kissinger, Douglas MacArthur, George Marshall, Thurgood Marshall, and Sandra Day O’Connor.
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


While serving as U.S. Minister in Paris, I wrote to my future successor in the White House back in the States about corruption in the French court. Sponsored by my friend the Marquis de Lafayette, my daughter Patsy was placed in a classy convent school. I was jealous of how quickly she learned to speak fluent French.


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./24. Grover Cleveland
23. Benjamin Harrison


Four years before I was elected president, I was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia, where I served as a member of the platform committee. Later that year, I lost my bid for Congress. A few months later, I declined President Grant’s appointment as Assistant U.S. Treasurer in Cincinnati.


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


The set of names Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword became famous while I was president. So did the names of places like Bastogne, Dunkirk, Iwo Jima, and Stalingrad.


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
45. Donald Trump


While I served as vice president, it seemed likely that I would not be renominated for that position. I had given up a very important position in Congress to run as #2 on the party ticket. Then an unexpected event changed my future completely.



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