Presidents Quiz – March 2020

For 2019-20, the Presidents Groupings are as follows:

  • El/Mid: #1-17 (1-8 in the first round, 9-17 in the second round)
  • Jr/Sr: #1-17 in the first round, #16-33 in the second round

The Themes are all divisions will be Scandals, and Jr/Sr also plays Foreign Affairs.

Identify the president from each clue.

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
13. Millard Fillmore
14. Franklin Pierce
15. James Buchanan
16. Abraham Lincoln
17. Andrew Johnson


  1. Senator Stephen Douglas told me in the White House that he would oppose the Kansas constitution on the Senate floor because it did not represent the wishes of the majority of Kansans. Determined to achieve statehood for Kansas no matter what, I vowed to fight for the constitution’s approval.

  2. When I ran for reelection, I asked the man who had been my secretary of state and US minister to the United Kingdom to become my vice president.

  3. The Battle of Fallen Timbers took place while I was president. General Wayne negotiated the Treaty of Greenville, which ceded more than three million acres of Shawnee land to the American government.

  4. I ran for president for the Know Nothing Party, whose slogan was “Americans must rule America.”

  5. My wife hosted a gala at Long’s Hotel that is considered the first official inaugural ball. 400 hundred tickets were sold at a cost of $4 apiece.


16. Abraham Lincoln
17. Andrew Johnson
18. Ulysses S. Grant
19. Rutherford Hayes
20. James Garfield
21. Chester A. Arthur
22. Grover Cleveland
23. Benjamin Harrison
24. Grover Cleveland
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


  1. I was a two-term US Congressman and a three-term governor. On the morning of presidential election day, I felt that my opponent would win.

  2. The secret Trinity Site in New Mexico was the site of important experiments during my presidency.

  3. The nation’s standing army had dwindled to 19,000 troops since the Civil War. I called for 125,000 volunteers, then for 75,000 more.

  4. The transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory Point, Utah, while I was president. Also, the US signed a treaty to annex Santo Domingo of the West Indies.

  5. I appointed one of my predecessors as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.


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