So you think you know your US Presidents (2)

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My father was from Kenya and my mother from Kansas
I became the scapegoat for the Depression and was badly defeated after my term in office
My speeches won me nickname 'Old Man Eloquent'
California was admitted as the 31st state during my presidency
My predecessor died suddenly and I insisted upon assuming the full powers of a duly elected President
Mexico ceded New Mexico and California to the USA during my presidency
My favourite proverb was 'Speak softly and carry a big stick'
I preferred law to politics and wrote 'I don't remember that I ever was President'
I was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in action
The first Pan American Congress met in Washington during my presidency
I was elected Commander in Chief of the Continental Army
I was a firm believer in the spoils system when it was coming under vehement attack from reformers
I served 40 years in the army and was a strong nationalist
A woman sitting next to me had bet she could get at least three words of conversation from me. She lost.
I sent troops into Little Rock Arkansas to ensure desegregation in schools
I was assassinated in a Washington railroad station by an embittered attorney
I repealed the Missouri Compromise and reopened the question of slavery in the West
I reduced tensions with China and the USSR by visiting Beijing and Moscow
I was elected by the largest popular margin in American history, more than 15m votes
A war with Spain over Cuba occurred during my presidency
I killed a man in a duel who cast an unjustified slur on my wife
I defeated the British at the Battle of the Thames
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I am known as the 'Little Magician'
At the end of the civil war I wrote out magnanimous terms of surrender that would prevent treason trials
I am well known for my Fourteen Points
I said, 'The only thing we have to fear is fear itself'
I excelled as a saxophone player and once considered becoming a professional musician
I am the only President married in the White House.
I was the first Vice President chosen under the terms of the Twenty-fifth Amendment
The result of my race for president hinged on Florida’s electoral votes and the supreme court
The Dred Scott decision came two days after my inaugural speech
The Camp David agreement helped bring amity between Egypt and Israel during my presidency
I issued the Emancipation Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy
I took the the opportunity to acquire the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon
The Fair Deal was enacted during my presidency
I am referred to as as the 'Father of the Constitution'
After the civil war I proceeded to reconstruct the former Confederate States while Congress was not in session
I was the youngest to be elected president and the youngest to die
The Missouri Compromise bill was enacted during my presidency
Congress passed the Alien and Sedition Acts during my presidency
My foreign policy was to achieve 'peace through strength' and I declared war against international terrorism
'an officer fit for duty who at this crisis would abandon his post to electioneer... ought to be scalped'
I died in San Francisco of a heart attack

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