Test your presidential knowledge with a quiz as you celebrate Presidents’ Day
Not too long ago we celebrated Abraham Lincoln’s birthday (February 12) and soon we will come to George Washington’s birthday (February 22). The close proximity of these two historic executives’ birthdays gave rise to what we all know today as Presidents’ Day, which is always celebrated on the third Monday of February. For even more history on the holiday, read Presidents’ Day in America.
In honor of the holiday and America’s great leaders, here is a little quiz to test your presidential knowledge! See if you can guess the president from the given clue.
2.This president opened America’s doors to trade with China.
3.This was the first president to die in office, having only served barely a month.
4.This man executive chief protected the U.S. flag and what it stood for during the Spanish American War.
6.This president won our full independence and was victorious at the Battle of Yorktown.
7.He ordered the official 50-star American flag design that is still in use today.
Answers: (1) John Adams (2) Richard Nixon (3) William H. Harrison (4) William McKinley (5) Zachary Taylor (6) George Washington (7) Dwight D. Eisenhower
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