Presidents Quiz – September 2018

  • Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #25-45 in 2018-19.
  • Junior/Senior Divisions play presidents 1-45.
  • The theme for 2018-2019 in all divisions is Cabinet Members.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Vice Presidents. Also, Junior/Senior clues for #25-45 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 4: Cesar Chavez, John Foster Dulles, Martin Luther King Jr., Henry Kissinger, Douglas MacArthur, George Marshall, Thurgood Marshall, and Sandra Day O’Connor.
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


Identify the president from each clue.

  1. My wife and I went to the same university. She was a much better student than I was and also a better athlete than me. While I was president, Japan invaded Manchuria.
  2. When I ran for reelection, I gained the fewest number of electoral votes, eight from Utah and Vermont, than any other incumbent president.
  3. Native Americans were finally granted American citizenship although they didn’t receive full nationwide voting rights until 1957.
  4. After I left the presidency, I helped campaign for Senator Barry Goldwater during his losing campaign for the presidency. The man who defeated Goldwater frequently reached out to me for advice while he was president. He also asked me to represent the United States at the funeral of Winston Churchill.
  5. While Assistant Secretary of the Navy, I wrote a letter to the Secretary of War asking him to reinstate the Army-Navy football game. It had been suspended by order of President Grover Cleveland after the 1893 game incited numerous fights. The process took two years, but the game was reinstated.



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