Quiz: Can You Match the President To Their Legacy?
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Can You Match the President To Their Legacy?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

How well do you know your US history? Do you remember studying each of the American presidents in school? Take this quiz to find out how well you know your US presidents.

A president takes great pride in his legacy. Most of them work hard to ensure that their signature legislation or pet issue has been sufficiently promoted throughout their term in office. Additionally, many First Ladies either support their husband's legacy or find one of their own to support.

Unfortunately for some presidents, the legacy they work to leave is not always the one they are actually remembered for. For instance, George W. Bush worked to promote education reform. His wife, Laura Bush, was a librarian, and she worked to support him in that endeavor. However, George W. Bush will forever be remembered as the president who was in the White House on September 11, 2001, his response to the attacks, and his management of the aftermath, including the ensuing war.

So, if you know that George Washington will always be remembered as the father of our country, that Barack Obama proposed health care for everyone, and that Richard M. Nixon was nicknamed "tricky Dick,"  you'll probably do well on this quiz.

Let's get started.

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Which president founded a nation?
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Which president formed the Democratic party?
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Which president freed the slaves?
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Who was president during the end of the Cold War?
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Which president ended the War in Vietnam?
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Which president was known as “Tricky Dick”?
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Who said, “There must be no second-class citizens in this country”?
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Which president led us out of the Great Depression?
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Which president is associated with prosperity after WWII?
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Who said, “Here lies _______, who took upon himself the responsibility of the peace with France in the year 1800”?
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Who is the first president to win the Pulitzer Prize?
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Which president is associated with the Teapot Dome?
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Which president brought charisma back to the White House?
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Who was the first (and so far only) president married at the White House?
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Which president authorized the Louisiana Purchase?
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Which president is associated with the War of 1812?
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Who is known for the Monroe Doctrine?
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Who improved infrastructure, creating canals and roads that helped connect a growing nation?
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Who opened the U.S. Naval Academy and the Smithsonian?
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Who was the first president to be impeached?
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Which president was quickly assassinated?
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Which president served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
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Who brought the U.S. into WWI?
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Who is the only president born on the 4th of July?
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Who was president during the Wall Street Crash?
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Who signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
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Who proposed Health Care for all?
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Which president acquired Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines?
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Which president had a melting pot sensibility?
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Who was the first president to hire a bodyguard?
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Who was president during the September 11th attack?
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Who was president when the Sherman Antitrust Act was passed by Congress?
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Who brought California into the United States?
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Which president faced the first sexual scandal?
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