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I Was President...ALMOST
Can you name the men who can honestly say, 'I was president....almost'?
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4-Letter Country Match-Up
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Note 1: This list does not include anyone who actually became President of the United States Note 2: No politicians were harmed in the making of this quiz.
I would Have Been President
Who Am I?
If the House of Representatives (particularly Alexander Hamilton) had voted differently in the Electoral College tie, then I would have been elected President in 1800.
Prominent New York Politician
If party officials had not replaced me with Andrew Johnson, then I would have become President in 1865.
Lincoln's First Vice-President
If Andrew Johnson had been impeached, then I would have become President since there was no Vice-President in 1868.
President Pro Tempore
If the popular vote took precedence over the Electoral College, then I would have been elected President in 1876.
The Governor of New York
If I would have lived two years longer, then I would have likely become President in 1901 after the assassination of McKinley.
McKinley's First Vice-President
If I had kept my lead on the 46th ballot at the Democratic convention, then I would likely have become President in 1912 with Taft and Roosevelt splitting the Republican vote.
The Speaker of the House
If Wilson had been declared unable to lead after his debilitating stroke, then I would have become President in 1919.
If I had not been replaced by Truman for FDR’s fourth term, then I would have become President in 1945.
FDR's Second Vice-President
If the early newspaper accounts announcing my victory had been correct, then I would have been elected President in 1948.
A 2 Time Republican Presidential Nominee
If I could have kept myself out of trouble, then I likely would have become President in 1974 upon Nixon’s resignation.
Nixon's First Vice-President
If either of two assassination attempts on the Ford had been successful, then I would have become President in 1975.
If the popular vote took precedence over the Electoral College, then I would have been elected President in 2000.
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