Presidents Quiz – March 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.

This month’s theme is March events.

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


I refused to attend the inauguration of my successor. I wrote in my diary, “The sun of my political life set in the deepest gloom.” Filled with sadness for the nation, I stayed in Washington for a few months before returning to my hometown. Bored by retirement, I agreed, over my family’s objections, to run for Congress from my district. I won the election and returned to Washington.

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


Three days before I took office, Congress voted to pay a company formed by Cyrus W. Field $70,000 to lay a cable from Ireland to Newfoundland. The project was completed over a year later. I received the first transatlantic telegram message from Queen Victoria of England.

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


Shortly before I started my second term, Congress passed the Jones Act. It made Puerto Rico a U.S. territory and its inhabitants U.S. citizens. 17 days later, railroad managers in cooperation with the defense program agreed to an eight-hour day for railroad workers without a reduction in salary.

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


During my first March in the White House, I announced that U.S. ground forces in Korea would be withdrawn within five years. My administration also lifted travel restrictions for U.S. citizens to Cuba, Vietnam, North Korea, and Cambodia. That same month, the Food and Drug Administration proposed a ban on saccharin after tests suggested that the artificial sweetener might cause cancer.

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