Which US President Are You Most Like?

By: Zoe Samuel

How are you built?

What's your greatest athletic achievement?

How would you describe your style?

What's the worst adversary you have personally confronted?

What social good is your pet cause?

How are you as a public speaker?

How would you describe the nature of your relationship with your spouse?

Did you let yourself get out of shape?

Do you have any chronic health problems?

Are you considered cool by your contemporaries?

How much of a hero are you?

How did you work your way up the ladder?

Are you a part of a legacy?

Have you ever faced xenophobia?

What is your greatest strength?

How do you look in uniform?

When did you peak?

What does your soft side look like?

How are you a good spouse?

Where did you leave something to be desired in the relationship department?

How beloved are you?

How dangerous are your enemies?

What do you think of culture?

What is the greatest challenge posed to the US today?

How popular are you?

Do you have a nickname?

What is the most important domestic policy?

What is the most important international policy?

How optimistic are you?

What is the greatest thing about America?

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About This Quiz

US Presidents reflect the ages they came from. Each one embodied certain qualities indicative of their time and held beliefs shared by at least the majority of the electoral college. There was a time when parties did not hold primaries, and the presidents were much more peculiar than the general population because they would be chosen not by the general population, but by the political elite of their party.

Some presidents came from political dynasties, bred for power like the winners of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Others had to fight their way into the political elite by having sharper elbows and greater determination than all their peers. All presidents were at some point put to the test. When their failings became apparent, their strengths rose to the fore, and the world got to see what they were really made of.

Of course, not all Presidents are equal, some forgotten by all but the biggest politics geeks. The most interesting presidents were the most human, combining tremendous talents and terrible frailties. These men shaped the history of the nation and the history of the world. 

If they could do that while saddled with all their foibles, just imagine what a person free of those could do. You possess certain qualities in common with these figures, but which one are you most like?

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