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Presidents (up to 2017)

Name all of the US presidents by last name. Presidents with same last names need first name or known middle name. You have two four minute "terms" to solve it. :)
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First submittedDecember 26, 2016
Last updatedApril 15, 2019
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1st- "Father of our country". On Dollar & Quarter
Washington
2nd- First president to live in White House. Cousin to Sam
Adams
3rd- Wrote Declaration of Independence. Died on SAME DAY as 2nd president
Jefferson
4th- "Father of the Constitution" and one of the Federalist Papers writers
Madison
5th- Negotiated Lousiana Purchase
Monroe
6th- 2nd president's son. Won by disputed election- Picked by House of Representatives.
Quincy-Adams
7th- On $20 bill. Signed Indian Removal Act of 1830.
Jackson
8th- Ordered return of Slaves back to Africa from Amistad ship
Van Buren
9th- Died after only 30 days in office.
William Harrison
10th- first Vice President to take over after death. With Tippicanoe
Tyler
11th- Acquired New Mexico, California, and Oregon for USA
Polk
12th- General During Mexican-American War. Died in office
Taylor
13th- Signed Compromise of 1850, which (briefly) helped North-South relations.
Fillmore
14th- Enforced Fugitive Slave Act. Acquired Southern Arizona and Southern New Mexico
Pierce
15th- only president not to get married
Buchanan
16th- Led the Union during Civil War. On penny and five-dollar bill
Lincoln
17th- Impeached
Andrew Johnson
18th- Civil War General. Created Dept. of Justice. Oversaw 15th Amendment.
Grant
19th- Won by only ONE electoral vote in most disputed election in history
Hayes
20th- Main focus was Civil Service Reform. Assassinated in 1881
Garfield
21st- Signed Pendleton Civil Service Act, which made civil jobs based on merit.
Arthur
22nd AND 24th- Served 2 terms non-consecutively. Married 21-year-old while in office...
Cleveland
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23rd- 9th president's Grandson
Benjamin Harrison
25th- Acquired Puerto Rico, Guam, and Philippines. Assassinated in Buffalo
McKinley
26th- Charged up San Juan Hill. Distant Cousin (Fifth) to 32nd President
Theodore Roosevelt
27th- Also a Supreme Court Justice. Known as "The fattest" president. Over 350 pounds!
Taft
28th- President during World War 1. Introduced Income Tax
Wilson
29th- Died in Office. Term filled with scandals.
Harding
30th - A man bet him he wouldn't say three words. "Silent Cal" said "You lose"
Coolidge
31st "Mister we could use a man like Herbert ------ Again"
Hoover
32nd- Gave "imfamy" speech on December 8, 1941
Franklin Roosevelt
33rd- Beat Dewey. Dropped the Atom Bombs on Japan
Truman
34th- Built the Interstate Freeway System
Eisenhower
35th- Assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas. Known by 3 letter name.
Kennedy
36th- Signed Medicare Act and Civil Rights Act. Sent ground troops to Vietnam. "Daisy Ad 1964"
Lyndon Johnson
37th- Only president to resign
Nixon
38th - Played football at The University of Michigan
Ford
39th- Peanut Farmer from Georgia
Carter
40th- Actor and Governor of California
Reagan
41st- Fall of Berlin Wall and Collapse of Soviet Union during term
George H.W. Bush
42nd- 2nd president to be impeached. Husband of 2016 candidate.
Clinton
43rd-- Son of 41st president.
George W. Bush
44th- First African-American president. From Hawaii.
Obama
45th- President starting Jan. 2017. Defeated wife of 42nd president in 2016
Trump
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level 60
Jan 13, 2017
The Roosevelts were FIFTH cousins. That's quite a distant relationship.
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level 4
Jan 15, 2017
Thank you. I will revise my quiz and add that.
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level 8
Jun 12, 2018
Great quiz