U.S. Presidents Random Quiz #2

Use the hint to identify the appropriate president. The same president may be the answer to multiple questions, and you will be given a different random selection of hints every time you take the quiz. Collect them all!

This quiz covers presidents #16 through #30.

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Last updated: January 26, 2024
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Worked with Congress to establish the Federal Reserve System.
Woodrow Wilson
The 26th President of the United States (1901-1909).
Theodore Roosevelt
Became the first President to use federal troops to break a strike against a private company during the Great Railroad Strike of 1877.
Rutherford B. Hayes
The 25th President of the United States (1897-1901).
William McKinley
His administration created the Department of Justice (1870), which allowed Attorney General Amos T. Ackerman to vigorously prosecute the Ku Klux Klan during Reconstruction.
Ulysses S. Grant
Because Congress would not ratify the Treaty of Versailles, which formally ended WWI hostilities, it was necessary for him to sign individual treaties with Germany, Austria and Hungary in 1921 … without the U.S. joining the League of Nations.
Warren G. Harding
Sent troops to occupy Haiti (1915) and the Dominican Republic (1916), and authorized interventions in Cuba, Panama and Honduras, despite having criticized his predecessors’ foreign policies as being too imperialistic.
Woodrow Wilson
Colorado (1876) was admitted to the Union during his presidency.
Ulysses S. Grant
New Mexico (1912) and Arizona (1912) were admitted to the Union during his presidency.
William Howard Taft
His term was a period of rapid economic growth often called the “Roaring Twenties.”
Calvin Coolidge
The only President to serve two non-consecutive terms (as of January 2024).
Grover Cleveland
Ended Reconstruction and returned the South to “home rule” (1877).
Rutherford B. Hayes
His Secretary of the Interior, Lucius Q. C. Lamar, caused railroads to forfeit about 81 million acres of land for failing to extend their rail lines according to agreements with the government.
Grover Cleveland
In 1924, he signed the Indian Citizenship Act, granting citizenship to all Native Americans born in the United States. He also advocated to make lynching a federal crime, but failed to get Congress to act on it.
Calvin Coolidge
Failed to convince Congress to pass legislation to replace the Civil Rights Act of 1875 when it was struck down by the Supreme Court in 1883.
Chester A. Arthur
Advocated in 1881 for strengthening the Navy, which had shrunk from 700 vessels during the Civil War to 52, most of which were obsolete.
Chester A. Arthur
Authorized Secretary of State James G. Blaine to call for a Pan-American conference in 1882 to mediate disputes among the Latin American nations and to serve as a forum for talks on increasing trade.
James A. Garfield
During his presidency, Congress voted to declare war against Spain (1898) after the U.S.S. Maine was blown up by an underwater mine in Havana Harbor, where it had been sent to protect U.S. interests during the Cuban War of Independence.
William McKinley
During his presidency, the Sixteenth Amendment was passed, allowing Congress to levy an income tax without apportioning it among the states on the basis of population, thus overruling the Supreme Court decision in Pollock v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Co., which held that Congress’s previous attempt to levy such a tax was unconstitutional.
William Howard Taft
His Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg participated in writing the Kellogg-Briand Pact (ratified in 1929), which provided the founding principle for international law after World War II.
Calvin Coolidge
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