Presidents Quiz – November 2017

  • Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #1-24 in 2017-18.
  • President #45 will be added for Junior/Senior.
  • The theme for 2017-2018 in all divisions is First Ladies.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Election Opponents. Also, Junior/Senior clues for #1-24 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 1: Clara Barton, Jefferson Davis, Frederick Douglass, Robert E. Lee, Lucretia Mott, Sitting Bull, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Tecumseh, and Sojourner Truth.

This month’s quiz theme: Presidential Elections

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 campaigned for president against Henry Clay on a platform favoring the annexation of Texas, the acquisition of California, and the “reoccupation” of Oregon.


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


When I was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, I was the only Whig among the seven members from my heavily democratic state. I opposed the president’s expanionist policies and questioned the constitutionality of the Mexican War.


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


After I graduated from Yale Law School, I read law at my father’s firm. Two years later, I was appointed assistant prosecutor of Hamilton County. While I was president, Norwegian Roald Amundsen led an expedition that became the first to reach the South Pole.


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


I pardoned over 10,000 Vietnam War draft resisters and admitted over 15,000 refugees from Southeast Asia into the U.S. I met with leaders from Saudi Arabia to discuss oil prices and other Middle East issues. I proposed the deregulation of oil and gas to stimulate exploration.



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