Presidents Quiz – February 2018

  • Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #1-24 in 2017-18.
  • President #45 will be added for Junior/Senior.
  • The theme for 2017-2018 in all divisions is First Ladies.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Election Opponents. Also, Junior/Senior clues for #1-24 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 1: Clara Barton, Jefferson Davis, Frederick Douglass, Robert E. Lee, Lucretia Mott, Sitting Bull, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Tecumseh, and Sojourner Truth.

Identify the president from events in his time in office.

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


James Fenimore Cooper’s novel The Last of the Mohicans was published. Discord between North and South over tariffs increased when I signed into law what became known as the Tariff of Abominations.


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


A labor rally in Chicago’s Haymarket Square was breaking up when a large force of police arrived. A bomb exploded among them, killing seven officers and wounding about 60. Anarchists were blamed and eight leaders of the rally were arrested and later found guilty.


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


During my first campaign for the presidency, I promised to reform the U.S. banking system. In my first year in the White House, the Owen-Glass Act became law. It set up the Federal Reserve System. The act established a central Federal Reserve Board and a dozen regional banks.


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


In my first year as president, I received the Nobel Peace Prize for my “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” A few months later, I pledged $100,000,000 to assist Haiti in recovering from a devastating earthquake.



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