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Shortest Presidential Terms

What do you know about the ten U.S. Presidents who served for the shortest time in the Oval Office prior to the 21st century?


Quiz ID:#17466
Fun:*** (2.34)
Difficulty:** (1.77)
Category:History > United States
Created By:dswilborn*




#1   I was in office for one month short of a full term, yet my political opponents still called me the "Acting President". Who am I?

#2   When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, I served the remainder of his term. Who am I?

#3   I was officially president for 1,262 days, but had to fill in for the mortally wounded president for the three months he was incapacitated. Who am I?

#4   I was assassinated in Dallas, Texas in 1963. Who am I? (Do not include the word "President" in your answer.)

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#5   I was the thirteenth president, and I was the last member of the Whig party to hold office. Who am I?

#6   I became the 38th President of the United States after the previous president resigned. Who am I?

#7   I died from a heart attack while in office. I was president during the Roaring '20s. Who am I?

#8   Zachary Taylor was president for 491 days. He died suddenly on July 9, 1850. How did he die?

#9   I was shot twice by Charles Guiteau only four months after taking office. Who am I?

#10   I was president for only 31 days and also have the distinction of being the first U.S. President to die in office. Who am I?





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