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U. S. PRESIDENTS TRIVIA III

21) Who was the first President to be impeached?


A Democrat who ran with Lincoln on the National Union ticket, Andrew Johnson came to office as the Civil War concluded. The new president favored quick restoration of the seceded states to the Union. His plans did not give protection to the former slaves, and he came into conflict with the Republican-dominated Congress, culminating in his impeachment by the House of Representatives. He was acquitted in the Senate by one vote.

22) Who was the youngest U. S. President ever elected?


Theodore Roosevelt was 42 years and 10 months old when he was inaugurated on September 14, 1901.

23) Who was the first President with a beard?


A few weeks before Abraham Lincoln was elected President of the United States, eleven-year-old Grace Bedell sent him a letter urging him to grow a beard to improve his appearance. Lincoln responded on October 19, 1860, making no promises. However, within a month, he grew a full beard.

24) Who is the only U. S. President with a PHD?


Only one president, Woodrow Wilson, had a doctorate (1913-1921), and, in fact, served as president of Princeton University before becoming U.S. President.

25) Who was the shortest President?


James Madison was the shortest President at 5 ft 4 in (163 cm).

26) Who is the only president to hold a patent?


In 1849, Abraham Lincoln received a patent for a flotation device for the movement of boats in shallow water. The idea was never commercialized.

27) Who was the only President to serve two non-consecutive terms?


Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms and is counted chronologically as both the twenty-second and the twenty-fourth president.

28) Who was the first President elected who had previously been divorced?


On January 26, 1940, Ronald Reagan married actress Jane Wyman at the Wee Kirk o' the Heather church in Glendale, California. Eight years later, after arguments about Reagan's political ambitions, the couple filed for divorce.

29) Which U. S. President did NOT earn a college degree?


The list of U. S. Presidents who didn't earn a college degree is pretty extensive, including George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Grover Cleveland, James Monroe, William Henry Harrison, William McKinley, and Harry S. Truman.

30) Why was Donald Trump given a medical deferment during the Vietnam War?


Trump was given a 1-Y medical deferment, which was attributed to heel spurs.

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