Presidents Quiz – July 2016

  • The theme for 2016-17 in all divisions is Presidential Firsts.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Foreign Affairs. Also, Jr/Sr clues for #25-44 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 2: Susan B. Anthony, William Jennings Bryan, Clarence Darrow, Eugene Debs, W.E.B. Du Bois, Huey Long, Gloria Steinem
  • Note: Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #25-44 in 2016-17.
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


While I was president, the French Revolution sent shock waves across the Atlantic. When war broke out between France and Great Britain, I was determined to keep our nation neutral.


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


My principal agenda in foreign policy was to oppose territorial expansion and entangling alliances. To those ends, I withdrew the U.S. from a treaty that gave us the right to construct a canal in Nicaragua that was to be owned jointly by the two nations. Also, I dispatched three warships to Samoa to keep Germany from installing a puppet monarch there.


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


While I lived in the White House, women received the right to vote with the passing of the 19th Amendment. Federal income tax began with the creation of the Internal Revenue System. My image is on the $100,000 bill although it is no longer in circulation.


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


My father was a legislator in my native state. As a young boy, I liked to go with him when he was campaigning. As a young student, I told my friends that someday, I would be president of the United States.



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