Panorama Challenge 9: Halftime Presidential Quiz
Name any 4 Presidents for ONE POINT maximum.
He saw Lincoln’s funeral procession from his family home in NYC.
He lived in the Bronx (Riverdale) as a boy.
‘His Accidency’ got married in 1844 at Church of the Ascension on 5th Ave.
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.
He lived on Maiden Lane (was in the Cabinet, not President yet).
He lived at 810 5th Avenue, same building as Nelson Rockefeller.
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.
1972: Unbought & Unbossed, from Bed-Stuy, notable candidate.
From Brooklyn, went to James Madison HS, graduated nine years after ‘Notorious RBG’.
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.
As a lawyer, he defeated Lucky Luciano. The Chicago Tribune said he defeated Truman.
NY Gov. lost nomination, joined Team of Rivals as Sec’y of State, can be found in Mad. Sq. Park.
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)