Presidents Quiz – December 2019

For 2019-20, the Presidents Groupings are as follows:

  • El/Mid: #1-17 (1-8 in the first round, 9-17 in the second round)
  • Jr/Sr: #1-17 in the first round, #16-33 in the second round

The Themes are all divisions will be Scandals, and Jr/Sr also plays Foreign Affairs.

Identify the president from each clue.

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
13. Millard Fillmore
14. Franklin Pierce
15. James Buchanan
16. Abraham Lincoln
17. Andrew Johnson


  1. I was the first president ever elected by a minority, sectional electorate. I won with only 39.9% of the popular vote and with almost a million votes less than the combined total of my three opponents. My party also failed to win either chamber of Congress.

  2. Five states were added to the Union while I was president, including Mississippi, Illinois, and Alabama.

  3. Under the direction of Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft, the Naval Academy opened at Annapolis, Maryland, during my presidency.

  4. I once lived in the Hotel de Langeac on the corner of Rue de Berri and the Champs-Elysees.

  5. Roger B. Taney served as both attorney general and secretary of treasury in my administration before being appointed the fifth chief justice of the U.S.


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


  1. The “Battle of Blair Mountain” occurred while I was president. It was the largest labor uprising in U.S. history and the largest armed uprising since the Civil War. The conflict occurred in Logan County, West Virginia, as part of the Coal Wars.

  2. The President of the U.S. asked me to resign from the army and become a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. I returned to the war effort while maintaining my political career, working as Chief of Staff in the Army of the Cumberland.

  3. I entered politics when I was nominated as the Republican candidate for a seat in the state legislature a day after my 23rd birthday. I cruised to an easy victory.

  4. When World War I broke out, my wife joined me in organizing war relief efforts credited with saving hundreds of thousands of Europeans from starvation.

  5. While studying law, I married Caroline Lavinia Scott. We had two children.


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