Presidents Quiz – May 2019

Starting in 2019-20, the presidents will be divided into three groups. The breakdown of the groups is not finalized yet. The themes are in the process of revision. All the changes will be in place by July 1.

Identify each president from the events during his presidency.

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


Great Britain agreed to the Rush-Bagot Agreement. This was the final version of a treaty that I negotiated as secretary of state for my predecessor. After a few months as president, I embarked on a 16-week tour of New England. I wanted to foster a sense of national unity through public appearances and private meetings with local leaders.


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


At a cost of $15 million, the U.S. acquired more than 29,600 square miles of new territory in southwest Arizona and New Mexico. “Bleeding Kansas” became a well known phrase because of a guerilla war in that territory between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers.


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


I vetoed the Soldiers’ Bonus Bill that would have provided 20-year annuities for veterans at an overall cost of $2 billion. However, Congress overrode my veto. I withdrew the last U.S. Marines from the Dominican Republic. They had originally been sent there by my predecessor’s predecessor.


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 second month in office, I made an eight-day European visit in Brussels. Following an attack on a U.S. plane, I ordered reconnaissance flights off of North Korea to be resumed. I declared that Latin American nations must be responsible for their own social and economic progress.



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