Presidents Quiz – March 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


The overland gold rush to California through Fort Laramie, Wyoming, involved 42,300 emigrants and 9,720 wagons over a six-month period. New Mexico, hoping to become a state, formed its own state government. The assembly that set up the government banned slavery in the territory./p>


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


The Ku Klux Klan formulated its revised constitution, which declared that the organization was to be guided by chivalry, humanity, mercy, and patriotism. A severe earthquake rocked San Francisco, causing $3,000,000 in property damages.


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 first successful transatlantic wireless transmission was made from a transmitter at Manhattan Beach in New York City to Lee De Forest at a receiving station in Ireland. DeForest had invented the triode tube, which made wireless communication possible. Oklahoma was admitted to the union as the 46th state.


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


I signed the Family Medical Leave Act that requires companies to provide workers with up to three months of unpaid leave for family and medical emergencies. The U.S. Navy fired 23 tomahawk missiles on Iraqi intelligence operations in downtown Baghdad after learning that Iraqis had plotted to kill my predecessor during his visit to Kuwait.



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