The Ultimate Quiz About American Presidents!

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The Ultimate Quiz About American Presidents!

What do you understand regarding the role of each president of the United States? Do you think you can pass this quiz? The President of the United States leads the government of the United States of America. The president directs the federal government's executive branch and is the United States Armed Forces commander and chief. If you take on this quiz, you could find out what it means to be the president.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 4th President of the United States.
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      James Monroe

    • C. 

      James Madison

  • 2. 
    In 1810, Madison put forth a policy that allowed foreign trade. He said that the first country that acted upon it and stop restrictions against American ships could trade with the United States. What country acted first?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Spain

  • 3. 
    Who was the member of Congress who became the leader of the "War Hawks?"
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      James Madison

    • C. 

      DeWitt Clinton

  • 4. 
    What is a cash crop?
    • A. 

      A crop that could be sold

    • B. 

      A crop that grew dollars and coins

    • C. 

      A crop that could not be sold

  • 5. 
    The northern states, led by the _________________, strongly were against war with Britain.
    • A. 

      War Hawks

    • B. 

      Federalists

    • C. 

      Anti-Federalists

  • 6. 
    The ________________ wanted war with Britain.
    • A. 

      War Hawks

    • B. 

      Federalists

    • C. 

      Anti-Federalists

  • 7. 
    _____________ was the Indian chief who tried to form a group that was against Western settlers. He was later killed and put a curse on future American Presidents.
    • A. 

      Tecumseh

    • B. 

      Mohawk

    • C. 

      Pocahantus

  • 8. 
    How many navy ships did the American military have?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      400

  • 9. 
    Why was the US not prepared for war?
    • A. 

      The US had less than 10,000 soldiers

    • B. 

      Generals were old & had little or not real experience

    • C. 

      Country could not pay for a big army - they had no money

    • D. 

      All of the answers

  • 10. 
    Congress declared war on Britain on what date?
    • A. 

      June 1, 1814

    • B. 

      June 18, 1812

    • C. 

      July 4, 1774

  • 11. 
    The Constitution ship was nicknamed __________________ because cannonballs would bounce off the sides.
    • A. 

      Hard Top

    • B. 

      Old Ironsides

    • C. 

      Steel Magnolias

  • 12. 
    Captain Oliver Hazard Perry made a fleet of ships made entirely from what?
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Fur

    • C. 

      Steel

  • 13. 
    What future President defeated Tecumseh and the British at the Battle of Thames?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      James Monroe

    • C. 

      William Henry Harrison

  • 14. 
    After Andrew Jackson defeated the Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the Indians were forced to give up _______________acres of land.
    • A. 

      20 million

    • B. 

      200 thousand

    • C. 

      10 billion

  • 15. 
    What did the British do in Washington DC?
    • A. 

      They tried to burn down the White House and the Capitol Building

    • B. 

      They took the President hostage

    • C. 

      All of the answers

  • 16. 
    Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner?
    • A. 

      Scott Brown

    • B. 

      Henry Jacob Key

    • C. 

      Francis Scott Key

  • 17. 
    Who won the War of 1812?
    • A. 

      British

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      No one - it was a tie

  • 18. 
    What treaty ended the War of 1812?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independence, Part Deux

    • B. 

      Treaty of Ghent

    • C. 

      Treaty of Paris

  • 19. 
    What battle took place after the peace treaty had been signed? 
    • A. 

      Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    • B. 

      Battle of the Thames

    • C. 

      Battle of New Orleans

  • 20. 
    What was another name for the War of 1812?
    • A. 

      The Second Revolutionary War

    • B. 

      What? Again?!

    • C. 

      The Battle between the British and the United States. This time in 1812.