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1 U.S. Presidents

2 Who is the current President of the United States?
Barack Obama William Clinton Abraham Lincoln George Bush

3 Which U.S. President developed the Social Security system which today still provides money for the elderly, unemployed and disabled? Dwight D. Eisenhower Harry S. Truman Franklin D. Roosevelt John F. Kennedy

4 This President was captured and wounded by a British officer during the revolution, but later became a national hero when he defeated England in the War of 1812. William Henry Harrison James Madison John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson

5 This President had a pet mockingbird that rode on his shoulders.
George Washington Thomas Jefferson John Adams James Madison

6 What percentage of your current points would you like to wager on the next question?

7 This President began a program to clean America’s highways and make them beautiful.
Lyndon Johnson James Carter Gerald Ford William Clinton

8 Which President won the Pulitzer Prize, for his book called Profiles in Courage?
Harry Truman Dwight Eisenhower Herbert Hoover John F. Kennedy

9 While in office, this President sold the presidential yacht, had fewer White House dinners, and lived a simpler life than most other presidents. Richard Nixon James Carter Ronald Reagan William Clinton

10 Which President fueled violence, but managed to end the war and slavery, reunite the nation, and preserve democracy? Abraham Lincoln Ulysses Grant Franklin Pierce Calvin Coolidge

11 What percentage of your current points would you like to wager on the next question?

12 Which President played the saxophone in a jazz band called the “Three Blind Mice.”
Jimmy Carter Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan William Clinton

13 This President entered office during a time of growing tension between the North and South. Legislation was passed that put the nation on the path to a Civil War. Zachary Tayor James Buchanan Franklin Pierce Andrew Johnson

14 Who was the second President of the United States?
George Washington Abraham Lincoln John Adams Thomas Jefferson

15 This President supported civil rights, but by the end of his second term, an economic depression swept the nation. Ulysses Grant Woodrow Wilson Warren Harding Calvin Coolidge

16 George W. Bush and his father were the second father and son to be elected president. Who were the first? John Madison and James Madison John Monroe and James Monroe John Adams and John Quincy Adams John Jefferson and Thomas Jefferson

17 Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson John Adams George Washington

18 This President was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at the Ford’s Theater on April 14, 1865.
William Harrison Abraham Lincoln John Adams George Washington

19 This President donated his salary to charity and approved the Star-Spangled Banner as the national anthem. Herbert Hoover Warren Harding Woodrow Wilson Dwight Eisenhower

20 This President was paralyzed due to polio
This President was paralyzed due to polio. He served his presidency without the ability to use his legs. Franklin Roosevelt Harry Truman Millard Fillmore James Buchanan

21 What percentage of your current points would you like to wager on the next question?
0% 25% 50% 75% 100%

22 Which of the following Presidents resigned from office?
Gerald Ford Lyndon Johnson William Clinton Richard Nixon

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