American Presidents

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20 Questions - Developed by: JJ Zeldenthuis - Developed on: - 2.554 taken

Designed to see how well you know the American Presidents

  • 1
    George Washington was the first President of the United States
  • 2
    President Andrew Jackson owned slaves while in office but freed them in his will when he died.
  • 3
    John Adams and his son, John Quincy Adams, were both defeated for re-election after serving one term as president.
  • 4
    The President of the United States is also Commander-in-Chief of the US Armed Forces.
  • 5
    With a two-thirds majority vote in Congress, the President can be removed from office and replaced by the Vice-President.
  • 6
    The President has the power to pardon any criminal at any time for any reason.
  • 7
    William Henry Harrison, the 9th President, died just one month after taking office.
  • 8
    Abraham Lincoln was the first republican elected President
  • 9
    Former Union General Ulysses S. Grant won the White House in 1866 defeating former Confederate General Robert E. Lee in the election.
  • 10
    No president has ever served two non-consecutive terms in the White House.
  • 11
    Shot and killed in 1901, William McKinley was the 3rd president in our history to be assassinated.
  • 12
    William Howard Taft is the only person in history to have served as both President of the United States and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
  • 13
    After assuming office in 1901, following the assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was a mediocre president and was not re-elected in 1904.
  • 14
    As President, Woodrow Wilson was able to successfully keep the United States out of World War I.
  • 15
    Republican Herbert Hoover was president in 1929 when the stock market crashed, sending the country into the Great Depression.
  • 16
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt served 12 years as president because he suspended elections and declared martial law following the start of World War II
  • 17
    Richard Nixon is the only president in or nation's history to resign from office.
  • 18
    Ronald Reagan was the youngest person in history to serve as President.
  • 19
    In 2000, 50,000 African Americans were denied their right to vote in Florida. This ultimately resulted in George W. Bush winning that state's electoral votes and with it the election, even though he did not win the popular vote nationwide.
  • 20
    In 2008, Barack Obama became the first Muslim and foreign citizen to be elected President of the United States.

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