Presidents Quiz – July 2019

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. I owned a plantation in Louisiana when I was elected president.

  2. I fled the White House before the British Army set it on fire.

  3. I was the winning general at the Battle of the Thames.

  4. My home was known as "The Hermitage."

  5. Senator Preston Brooks of South Carolina beat Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts unconscious on the Senate floor while I was president.


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. The Korean War began during my time in the White House.

  2. "Seward’s Folly" occurred while I was president.

  3. My vice president won the Nobel Prize while in office.

  4. I got married in the White House.

  5. I adopted the "Open Door Policy" toward China.


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