So you think you know your US Presidents (2)

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

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