So you think you know your US Presidents

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

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