Presidents Quiz – December 2013

  • The theme for 2013-4 in all divisions is scandals.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is vice-presidents. Also, Jr/Sr clues for #1-24 may involve U. S. Leaders Group 1: Tecumseh, Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Frederick Douglass, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Clara Barton, and Sitting Bull
  • Note: Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #1-24 in 2013-14.

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This month’s theme is FAMILY MEMBERS.

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

#1-12: Some newspapers criticized me for marrying a foreign-born woman. My wife Louisa was born in London.


#13-24: My wife Abigail developed pneumonia after attending the inauguration of my successor. She died less than a month after leaving the White House. Then our only daughter, Mary, died at the age of 22 the next year from cholera.

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. 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
34. Dwight Eisenhower

#25-34: My wife and I had six children, five of whom lived to adulthood. Three of our sons went into politics. James served in the U.S. House of Representatives as did the son who was named after me. Elliott was elected mayor of Miami Beach, FL.


#35-44: My father served in a number of public positions, including chairman of the Republican Party for Harris County, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and director of the C.I.A.

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

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