Presidents Quiz – February 2015

  • The theme for 2014-15 in all divisions is Slogans.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Domestic Affairs. Also, Jr/Sr clues for #25-44 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 4: Cesar Chavez, John Foster Dulles, Sandra Day O’Connor, Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, George Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Henry Kissinger
  • Note: Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #25-44 in 2014-15.
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


In February, as I approached inauguration for my second term, the abolitionist movement was gaining strength. The American Anti-Slavery Society had been formed the previous December 4 in Philadelphia. Perhaps the most prominent figure in the movement was William Lloyd Garrison, the fiery editor of The Liberator. Among the last acts of my first term were signing two bills into law. Henry Clay’s compromise tariff was intended to ease the trouble between the federal government and South Carolina. The second, called the Force Act, authorized the president to enforce collection of tariffs by use of the Army and Navy if necessary.

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


In February of my last year in the White House, a large section of Columbia, South Carolina, burned to the ground. Strong winds scattered the flames from burning cotton bales.

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


February 6, right before my first inauguration as president, the Twentieth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was adopted. It changed the presidential inauguration date from March 4 to January 20, effective as of the next presidential election. Thus, I became the last president inaugurated on March 4 and the first inaugurated on January 20.

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


In my first presidential State of the Union address, I called for cuts of $41,000,000,000 in the budget my Democratic predecessor had submitted to Congress. I also proposed a 10% income tax cut in each of the next three years along with an increase of about $5,000,000,000 in defense spending.

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