So you think you know your US Presidents

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I announced the War on Terror which included war in Afghanistan and Iraq
I am the only President to also have been Chief Justice of the United States
My presidency was dogged by scandals caused by many corrupt appointees and personal associates
I lived for 80 days after I was shot but was unable to govern
I was impeached and charged with violating the Tenure of Office Act
The Battle of Wounded Knee with the Sioux occured during my presidency
Fraud by both parties occured during my race with Samuel Tilden for the presidency
I opposed my party's platform and most of my Whig cabinet resigned dubbing me 'His Accidency'
Congress passed an act banning slavery on all federal territory during my presidency
I was responsible for designing the 'Great Society' legislation during my presidency
I was the last member of the Whig Party to hold the office of president
My doctrine forbade European powers to interfere in the newly independent nations of the Americas
I authorised the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The XYZ Affair and Quasi-war with France occured during my ministery
I believed the US could easily seize Canada but all our efforts failed
I am the only Catholic to serve as president
I caught a cold and died nine days later of pneumonia and pleurisy
I presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history
The Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Union dissolved during my presidency
I was known as 'Young Hickory' and 'Napoleon of the Stump'
I was the only president who was never elected President nor Vice-President by the Electoral College
The Senate turned down my plea that the US join the League of Nations
I gained a reputation as a small-government conservative, and as a man who said very little
The Wall Street Crash occured soon after I took office
I was the principal author of the United States Declaration of Independence
My efforts to maintain peace between the Northern and the Southern States alienated both sides
The Ostend Manifesto and the Kansas-Nebraska Act occured during my presidency
I often resorted to using my veto powers, most well-known being that of the Texas Seed Bill
I am the only president to have been born in Hawaii
I was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived Progressive 'Bull Moose' Party
Scandals and corruption, including the Teapot Dome scandal pervaded my administration
I was assassinated by Leon Frank Czolgosz
I am the only president to have received 100 percent of the electoral votes
I pursued the Camp David Accords and the second round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II)
John Hinckley tried to assassinate me
I led the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war
My presidency was overshadowed by allegations that I'd made a corrupt bargain with Henry Clay
The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act was the centerpiece of my administration
I became the first supreme commander of NATO
I was the last president to hold slaves while in office
Would you have bought a used car off of me?
My family was Dutch and I was the first president to be born an American citizen
I defeated the British at the Battle of New Orleans

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