So you think you know your US Presidents

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

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