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Panorama Challenge 9: Halftime Presidential Quiz

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Name any 4 Presidents for ONE POINT maximum.

He saw Lincoln’s funeral procession from his family home in NYC.

TEDDY ROOSEVELT

He lived in the Bronx (Riverdale) as a boy.

JFK

‘His Accidency’ got married in 1844 at Church of the Ascension on 5th Ave.

JOHN TYLER

He had 2 tickertape parades in NYC, but only one as President. Rode with a future President in one.

GEN. DWIGHT EISENHOWER

He was sworn in on Lexington Avenue (but the building didn’t get landmarked).

CHESTER A ARTHUR

He lived on Cherry Street.

GEORGE WASHINGTON

He lived on Maiden Lane (was in the Cabinet, not President yet).

THOMAS JEFFERSON

He lived at 810 5th Avenue, same building as Nelson Rockefeller.

RICHARD NIXON

Name ALL 4 Candidates for ONE POINT:

“I will not accept if nominated and will not serve if elected.” This ‘golden boy’ rides down 5th Ave.

GEN. WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN

1872: Stock broker and advisor to Vanderbilt, notable candidate.

VICTORIA WOODHULL

1972: Unbought & Unbossed, from Bed-Stuy, notable candidate.

SHIRLEY CHISOLM

From Brooklyn, went to James Madison HS, graduated nine years after ‘Notorious RBG’.

BERNIE SANDERS

Name ALL 3 ‘Lucky Losers’ for ONE POINT total.
He won the election but lost the Presidency. His name is on the NYPL main library building.

SAMUEL TILDEN

As a lawyer, he defeated Lucky Luciano. The Chicago Tribune said he defeated Truman.

THOMAS DEWEY

NY Gov. lost nomination, joined Team of Rivals as Sec’y of State, can be found in Mad. Sq. Park.

WILLIAM SEWARD

Give us BOTH of these Presidential first names for ONE POINT total.

What is the first name of the President ‘buried’ in Grant’s tomb?

HIRAM (ULYSSES S GRANT)

He dedicated the Statue of Liberty. What is the first name of President Cleveland?

STEPHEN (GROVER CLEVELAND)