Presidents Quiz – February 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


Some historians consider me the best one-term president in history. I achieved all four of my goals:
–gaining the Oregon Territory and the Pacific Coast;
–establishing an independent treasury;
–lowering tariffs.
My acquisitions left the country with a problem – slavery in the territories – that it wasn’t able to solve without civil war.


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


I was a popular professor and the leader of a literary society at Hiram College. I was so well liked there that I won election to become the college’s president when I was only 26 years old.


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


Not long after the birth of my second son, Allan, I started my own engineering consulting firm with offices in several major cities across the U.S. and in Europe. When World War I broke out, my wife and I were trapped in London.


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 was vice president, shock, dismay, and disillusionment with the entire political system rocked the country. A leading Democratic senator told me, "You’re all we’ve got now, and I mean the country, not the party."



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