The Forgotten Presidents Trivia Game

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  • 1. 
    I became the 17th president of the United States when Abraham Lincoln was shot.  I vetoes the 14th Amendment that granted African American men citizenship after the Civil War but was overturned by congress.  I allowed southern leaders to create Jim Crow laws that created segregation in the south.  I was impeached because I was so unpopular with the people.  Who am I?
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      James A. Garfield

    • E. 

      Chester A. Arthur

    • F. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • G. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • H. 

      William McKinley

  • 2. 
    I was the great Union Civil War general who accepted the surrender of the Confederacy that ended the Civil War.  Later I became the nation's 18th president.  Though I was a wonderful general, I was not a wonderful president.  I was very trusting.  Many politicians took advantage of that and the government became corrupt.  Who am I?
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      James A. Garfield

    • E. 

      Chester A. Arthur

    • F. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • G. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • H. 

      William McKinley

  • 3. 
    I was president 19th president serving from 1877 - 1881.  I didn't do anything to stop the southern leaders who tried to take the vote away from black men.  If it hadn't been for that, people would have seen that I was a good president.  I was an honest man and ended the corruption of the Grant years.  My wife was a supporter of the temperance movement. Who am I?
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      James A. Garfield

    • E. 

      Chester A. Arthur

    • F. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • G. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • H. 

      William McKinley

  • 4. 
    I was our 20th president for less than a year in 1881.  I went to Williams College, became a school principal, and then a congressman. I might have been a good president, but a man with mental problems shot and killed me soon after I was elected.  Who am I?
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      James A. Garfield

    • E. 

      Chester A. Arthur

    • F. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • G. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • H. 

      William McKinley

  • 5. 
    I took over as the 21st president and served from 1881 - 1885.  I was a reformer and wanted to make the government as efficient as possible. I made the Civil Service Commission powerful.  My reforms angered some congressmen, and I was not nominated for a second term.  Who am I?
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      James A. Garfield

    • E. 

      Chester A. Arthur

    • F. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • G. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • H. 

      William McKinley

  • 6. 
    I was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States.  I was a truthful man.  I was also a bachelor when I was elected. I got married and started a family while I was in the White House.  During my first presidency, I saw the Apache chief Geronimo surrender to army forces and ending Indians' freedom.   When my second presidency began, I had to deal with one of the nation's worst  depression ever.  I was a reformer but did not feel the government should interfere with the economy or social injustices.  Who am I?
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      James A. Garfield

    • E. 

      Chester A. Arthur

    • F. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • G. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • H. 

      William McKinley

  • 7. 
    I was president from 1889-1893.  My father was a member of Congress.  My grandfather was the nation's ninth president.  My great-grandfather signed the Declaration of Independence.  During my presidency, I saw the Sherman Antitrust Act passed. I saw six new states admitted to the Union during my presidency.  When I believed the country had a money surplus, I spent so much money, I left the nation in debt when I left the presidency.  Who am I?
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      James A. Garfield

    • E. 

      Chester A. Arthur

    • F. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • G. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • H. 

      William McKinley

  • 8. 
    I was president from 1897 - 1901.  I was president during the Spanish - American War and at the beginning of the U.S.'s rise to a world power.  I made the Philippine Islands, Guam, the Samoan Islands, and Puerto Rico - U.S. Territories.  I annexed Hawaii.  I was elected  to a second term but six months after the election, I was shot by an anarchist.  My Vice President, Theodore Roosevelt took over for me as president.  Who am I?  
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      James A. Garfield

    • E. 

      Chester A. Arthur

    • F. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • G. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • H. 

      William McKinley