Can You Name the U.S. Presidents in Order?

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Carter before Nixon? Lincoln after Madison? How well do you know the chronological order of the Presidents of the United States? Take this quiz now to test your skills.

The first African-American President elected to office, he served as the 44th President from 2009 - 2017.

Barack Hussein Obama II was born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was previously a U.S. Senator from Illinois.

Hailing from Texas, ________ was the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 - 2009.

George W. Bush was elected President after a close win over democratic rival, Al Gore. Gore had actually received more popular votes, but the electoral college boosted him to office.

___________ was the first President of the United States and now has his face on the one dollar bill.

George Washington served two terms as President from 1789 - 1797. He had no party affiliation.

The only U.S. President to resign from office, _________ was the 37th President.

Richard Nixon served in office from 1969 - 1974. He resigned following revelations about the Watergate scandal.

He was the 2nd President and hailed from Boston, Massachusetts.

John Adams served in office from 1797 - 1801. He died at the age of 90 in 1826.

Who was the 3rd President of the United States?

Thomsa Jefferson was President for two terms from 1801 - 1809. He was a contributing writer of the Declaration of Independence.

Who was the 4th President of the United States and revered as the "Father of the Constitution"?

James Madison served as President for two terms from 1809 - 1817. Prior to that, he was the 5th U.S. Secretary of State.

Andrew ______ was an Army general prior to becoming the 7th President of the United States.

Andrew Jackson followed John Quincy Adams as President in 1829. He left office in 1837, after which martin Van Buren was sworn into office.,

He was the 9th President and the first to die in office.

William Henry Harrison served in office for just 31 days. He died of pneumonia in 1841.

Who was the 10th President of the United States?

John Tyler was sworn in as the 10th President following the death of William Henry Harrison. Tyler served from 1841 - 1845.

__________ was the 11th President of the United States.

James K. Polk served as President from 1845 - 1849. He died at the age of 53 in 1949.

Who was the 13th President of the United States?

Millard Fillmore was sworn into office following the death of President Zachary Taylor. Fillmore served from July 9, 1850 until March 4, 1853.

He was the 14th President and has a modern-day university named after him.

Franklin Pierce served in office from 1853 - 1857. Franklin Pierce University is located in Rindge, New Hampshire.

"Four score and seven years ago"... ________ served as the 16th President of the United States until his assassination in 1865.

Abraham Lincoln led the country through its Civil War, and he paved the way of the abolition of slavery.

He was Commanding General of the Union Army during the Civil War, and later the 18th President of the United States...

Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27, 1822. He died on July 23, 1885.

The 19th President, _________, served in office from 1877 - 1881.

Rutherford Birchard Hayes was born on October 4, 1822 and died on January 17, 1893. Prior to being President, he was the Governor of Ohio.

He served two non-consecutive terms as the 22nd and 24th President of the United States.

Grover Cleveland first served from 1885 - 1889. Benjamin Harrison served the next four years, and then Cleveland returned as President from 1893 - 1897.

Who was the 23rd President of the United States?

Benjamin Harrison was born on August 20, 1833. A lawyer and American politician, he was also the grandson of the 9th President, William Henry Harrison.

_________ was the 25th President of the United States.

William McKinley served in office from 1897 until 1901. He died in office on September 14, 1901.

He was the 26th President of the United States whose face is depicted on Mount Rushmore alongside Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln...

Theodore Roosevelt served in office from 1901 - 1909. He died on January 6, 1919.

Who was the 27th President of the United States who later became the 10th Chief Justice of the United States?

William Howard Taft served in office from 1909 - 1913. He died in 1930 at the age of 72.

He led the United States during World War I as the 28th President...

Woodrow Wilson served two terms from 1913 until 1921. Prior to the Presidency, Wilson served as the 34th Governor of New Jersey.

The 29th President of the United States, he is rated among the worst following the exposure of an affair he had with one of his mistresses...

Harding served in office from 1921 until his death in 1923. At the time of his death, he was one of the most popular Presidents. However, opinions changed with the revelation of his personal affairs.

Who was the 30th President of the United States from 1923 - 1929?

Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4, 1872. He died on January 5, 1933. He was sworn into office following the death of Warren G. Harding.

_______ was the 31st President of the United States during the Great Depression.

Herbert Hoover served in office from 1929 - 1933. Prior to that, he was the third U.S. Secretary of Commerce.

The 32nd President of the United States, ____________, was diagnosed with polio in 1921.

Polio left President Roosevelt paralyzed from the waist down. He was confined to a wheelchair while in office.

Who was the 33rd President of the United States who is remembered for launching the "Marshall Plan"?

The Marshall Plan was to rebuild the economy of Western Europe. Truman served in office from 1945 - 1953.

Who was the 34th President of the United States, who was also a 5-star general in the U.S. Army during World War II?

Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890. Prior to being President, he served as the 13th President of Columbia University.

The 35th President of the United States, he was assassinated on November 22, 1963.

John F. Kennedy served in office from 1961 until his death in 1963. He was formerly a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts.

Who was the 36th President of the United States from 1963 - 1969?

Lyndon B. Johnson succeeded John F. Kennedy in office. He was a democrat from Texas.

Who was the 38th President of the United States from 1974 - 1977?

Gerald Ford was born in 1913. He died in 2006 at the age of 93.

A democrat, and former Governor of Georgia, __________ was the 39th President of the United States.

Jimmy Carter served in office from 1977 - 1981. His Vice President was Walter Mondale.

From 1981 - 1989, he was the 40th President of the United States.

Ronald Reagan was born on February 6, 1911. Prior to being President, he was the 33rd Governor of California.

___________ served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 - 1993.

George H. W. Bush was born on July 12, 1924. Before becoming President, he had served as Ronald Reagan's Vice President from 1981 - 1989.

He was the 42nd President from 1993 - 2001.

William Jefferson Clinton previously served as the 40th and 42nd Governor of Arkansas. He was also the 50th Attorney General of Arkansas.

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