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The James Buchanan Presidency

Guess these facts about James Buchanan and his presidency.
Quiz by Jacktheguy
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Last updated: February 26, 2024
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First submittedSeptember 9, 2020
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His home state
Pennsylvania
His political party (as President)
Democratic
His Vice President, who later ran for President in 1860
John C. Breckinridge
He was the only President to have never had this
A wife
Served as ambassador to these two European countries
Russia
United Kingdom
Considered to be one of the worst Presidents, due to his failure to prevent this conflict from happening
Civil War
Enslaved man who sued for his freedom in a landmark Supreme Court case
Dred Scott
Illinois lawyer who succeeded Buchanan as President
Abraham Lincoln
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In response to this, several states secede from the Union to form this nation
Confederate States of America
First seven states to secede from the Union
Alabama
Florida
Georgia
Louisiana
Mississippi
South Carolina
Texas
4 Comments
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Level 32
Feb 27, 2022
This is a brilliant quiz, not necessarily challenging, unless of course you don’t know U.aS history, but entertaining and well made, I

The ideas for the last question was pretty cool!

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Level 90
Feb 27, 2022
Thanks for the compliment! I tried to make a lot of the quizzes in the series relatively easy since most of these Presidents aren't often talked about and not a lot of notable things happened during their terms.
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Level 74
Feb 26, 2024
Lincoln was not a senator
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Level 90
Feb 26, 2024
Changed to lawyer.