Do You Know Who The President Was During These Events?

There are some events in U.S. history that are completely unforgettable. What MIGHT be forgettable though is who was the president of the U.S. during these events. Do you think you can remember? Take our quiz to find out!
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Who was president when Lewis & Clark set out on their journey?
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
John Quincy Adams
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Who was president during the War of 1812?
James Garfield
James Madison
John Tyler
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Who was president when the Indian Removal Act (Trail of Tears) occurred?
Martin Van Buren
James K. Polk
Andrew Jackson
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Who was president during D-Day?
Herbert Hoover
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry Truman
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Who was president when the Confederate States of America were formed?
Abraham Lincoln
James Buchanan
Rutherford B. Hayes
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Who was president when Nat Turner led a major slave uprising?
Zachary Taylor
James Polk
Andrew Jackson
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Who was president when the Mexican-American War began?
James Polk
Millard Fillmore
William Henry Harrison
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Who was president during the Battle of Gettysburg?
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson
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Who was president when the fifteenth amendment (blacks given the right to vote) was ratified?
Chester A. Arthur
Ulysses S. Grant
James Garfield
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Who was president when the Titanic sank?
William H. Taft
Woodrow Wilson
Warren G. Harding
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Who was president when Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Lyndon B. Johnson
John F. Kennedy
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Who was president when the U.S. entered World War I?
Theodore Roosevelt
Woodrow Wilson
Warren G. Harding
Result
Well...this score may not be impressive, but this was a pretty tough quiz. Look at it this way: you would have to know not only the year that the said event took place, but also the president during that particular time period. That's like taking two quizzes at once! So don't beat yourself up too bad over this score!

C+, Hindered By History

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While you may have missed a few, this is still a pretty impressive score. Think about it this way: you would have to know not only the year that the said event took place, but also the president during that particular time period. That's like taking two quizzes at once!

B+, Hip To History

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This is an incredibly impressive score. To highlight why, think about the following: you would have to know not only the year that the said event took place, but also the president during that particular time period. That's like passing two quizzes at once. Great work!

C+, History Buff

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1
Who was president when Lewis & Clark set out on their journey?
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
John Quincy Adams
2
Who was president during the War of 1812?
James Garfield
James Madison
John Tyler
3
Who was president when the Indian Removal Act (Trail of Tears) occurred?
Martin Van Buren
James K. Polk
Andrew Jackson
4
Who was president during D-Day?
Herbert Hoover
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry Truman
5
Who was president when the Confederate States of America were formed?
Abraham Lincoln
James Buchanan
Rutherford B. Hayes
6
Who was president when Nat Turner led a major slave uprising?
Zachary Taylor
James Polk
Andrew Jackson
7
Who was president when the Mexican-American War began?
James Polk
Millard Fillmore
William Henry Harrison
8
Who was president during the Battle of Gettysburg?
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson
9
Who was president when the fifteenth amendment (blacks given the right to vote) was ratified?
Chester A. Arthur
Ulysses S. Grant
James Garfield
10
Who was president when the Titanic sank?
William H. Taft
Woodrow Wilson
Warren G. Harding
11
Who was president when Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Lyndon B. Johnson
John F. Kennedy
12
Who was president when the U.S. entered World War I?
Theodore Roosevelt
Woodrow Wilson
Warren G. Harding