History Quiz / So you think you know your US Presidents (2)

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I repealed the Missouri Compromise and reopened the question of slavery in the West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

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