So you think you know your US Presidents (2)

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I repealed the Missouri Compromise and reopened the question of slavery in the West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

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