Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Presidential Answers


1) The only President to serve on the Supreme Court William H. Taft
2) The playing 'Hail to the Chief' at Presidential functions was started by his second wife, Julia John Tyler

3) The first President to be born in a hospital Jimmy Carter
4) Supersition of retracing his steps was an asset in leading troops in battle during the war Ulysses S. Grant

5) Sent Lewis and Clark to explore the Louisiana Purchase Thomas Jefferson
6) First President to wear long trousers. All previous wore knee breeches James Madison
7) Answered the White House telephone, personally Grover Cleveland
8) Only President to be sworn into office on Air Force One Lyndon B. Johnson
9) November 7, 1848 was the first time a Presidential election was held on the same day in every state Zachary Taylor
10) First President of the United States of America George Washington
11) First President to travel under water in a submarine Harry S. Truman
12) Gave his 3,319-word inaugural address from memory, without the aid of notes Franklin Pierce

13) The only President who served both in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 Andrew Jackson

14) Was known as a man of few words and was even nicknamed 'Silent Cal' Calvin Coolidge
15) The first President to be born in the United States Martin Van Buren
16) The first President to resign his office Richard M. Nixon
17) At 6 foot, 4 inches, he was the tallest President Abraham Lincoln
18) Had a putting green installed on the White House lawn Dwight D. Eisenhower
19) Established the first permanent library in the White House Millard Fillmore
20) The oldest person to be elected President Ronald Regan
21) The only President to serve two nonconsecutive terms Grover Cleveland
22) First President to have an asteroid named after him Herbert Hoover
23) Brought six states into the union. This was more than any other President in one term Benjamin Harrison

24) Created the Peace Corps John F. Kennedy
25) Expanded the United States westward to the Pacific Ocean James K. Polk
26) First President to graduate from law school Rutherford B. Hayes
27) First President to be photographed John Quincy Adams
28) First President to live in the White House John Adams
29) Reformed the civil service by signing the Pendleton Act Chester A. Arthur
30) First Vice President made President after an assassination Andrew Johnson
31) First President to use radio to speak to the American public Franklin D. Roosevelt
32) Established the Office of Homeland Security George W. Bush
33) First President to arrive at his inauguration in an automobile Warren G. Harding
34) Survived not one, but two attempted assassinations Gerald R. Ford
35) Wrote Latin with one hand and Greek with the other James A. Garfield
36) President during the fall of the Berlin Wall George Bush
37) First Presidnet to have been a U.S. Senator James Monroe
38) The only President who studied to become a doctor William Henry Harrison
39) First President to hold a press conference Woodrow Wilson
40) First President to have been a Rhodes Scholar William Clinton
41) The only President who never married James Buchanan
42) Always wore a red carnation in his lapel for good luck William McKinley
43) The stuffed, cuddly teddy bear was named after this President Theodore Roosevelt

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