Presidents Quiz – August 2014

  • The theme for 2014-15 in all divisions is Slogans.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Domestic Affairs. Also, Jr/Sr clues for #25-44 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 4: Cesar Chavez, John Foster Dulles, Sandra Day O’Connor, Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, George Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Henry Kissinger
  • Note: Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #25-44 in 2014-15.
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


I inherited a financial mess due to my predecessor’s war against the Bank of the United States. This led to a “panic” my first year in office. When I didn’t deal with that crisis swiftly enough, the country suffered an even worse second depression two years later.

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


NathanielHawthorneI was born in the town of Hillsborough in the North. I became a senator in my native state’s legislature when I was only 32. One of my longtime friends was the author Nathaniel Hawthorne (pictured). I had no vice-president while I served as president.

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


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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


I was a sickly child who grew into a young man fond of books and girls. When I ran for the U.S. House of Representatives, I hired a World War II veteran named Dave Powers to run my campaign. He formed a grop of supporters who became known as my “Irish Mafia.”

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