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George Washington... or George W. Bush?

Which George do these facts apply to: George Washington, George W. Bush, neither, or both?
For the sake of brevity all clues are written in the past tense, even if they apply to George W. Bush in the present
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Last updated: October 2, 2022
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1. Fought in a war
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
George W. Bush served in the Air National Guard, but never fought
2. Was born north of the Mason-Dixon Line
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
Washington was born in Virginia, while Bush was born in Connecticut
3. Had biological children
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
Bush had two biological children. Washington was a step parent to his wife's children.
4. Lived in the White House
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
The White House was built after the presidency of George Washington
5. Made an official trip to Cuba
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
Neither man ever journeyed to Cuba while serving as President
6. Had only one Vice President
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
George Bush's vice president was Dick Cheney. Washington's was John Adams.
7. Was a Freemason
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
George Washington was a Freemason. The most recent Freemason to serve as President was Gerald Ford.
8. Had a net worth of over $10 million adjusted for inflation
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
According to Wikipedia, George Bush is worth about $47 million. George Washington is actually the second richest president with an adjusted net worth of $707 million.
9. Had a relative who also served as U.S. President
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
George Bush's father, George Herbert Walker Bush, served at the 41st President
10. Vice President became president after him
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
Adams became the second president of the US. Dick Cheney never served as president.
11. Was elected from a Southern state
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
Both Texas and Virginia are considered part of the American South
12. Went to an Ivy League school.
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
Although Bush went to Yale and Harvard, Washington never attended college
13. Was born outside of the United States/13 colonies
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
Both men were born within the current borders of the US.
14. Had more than seven Supreme Court nominations
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
Since he was able to fill a completely empty court for the first time, Washington was granted a record ten Supreme Court nominations
15. Served two full terms as President
George Washington
George W. Bush
Both
Neither
Both Presidents were reelected to second terms and served both terms in their entirety.
8 Comments
+7
Level 85
Oct 8, 2022
I mean, Washington was related to every other US president distantly. Nice quiz.
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Level 86
Feb 15, 2023
"Had the same last name as another president" would be more technically correct (though also much easier).
+4
Level 69
Feb 14, 2023
Good questions.
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Level 59
Feb 15, 2023
Nice quiz!
+7
Level 89
Feb 15, 2023
Whoops. The results are different when you're thinking George Bush #1 the whole time.
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Level 81
Feb 26, 2023
Interestingly, it would only change two of the questions. The war fighting and the presidential terms.
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Level 65
Feb 28, 2023
I struggled with the "fought in a war" question. GWB did lead the armed forces in 2 wars as commander in chief, even if he wasn't on the ground fighting/leading like Washington did.
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Level 69
Apr 5, 2024
Considering Virginia to be a Southern state while it was part of the 13 colonies and most people don't even consider North Carolina to be a Southern state is ridiculous