Presidents Quiz – December 2015

  • The theme for 2015-16 in all divisions is Presidential Quotes.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Occupations and Posts. Also, Jr/Sr clues for #1-24 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 3: Henry Clay, Benjamin Franklin, William Lloyd Garrison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, John Marshall, Daniel Webster
  • Note: Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #1-24 in 2015-16.
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


Match each quote with the president from 1-12 who said it.

A. “One man with courage makes a majority.”
B. “The four most miserable years of my life were my four years in the presidency.”
C. “The American continents … are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers.”
D. “Tell him to go to hell.” (To Santa Anna)


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


Match each quote with the president from 13-24 who said it.

A. “No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted.”
B. “Of all the dangers which our nation has yet encountered, none are equal to those which must result from … the current effort to Africanize the southern half of the country.”
C. “The people … have decreed that … the control of their Government … shall be given to a political party pledged … to … tariff reform.”
D. “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”



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