Rediscovering America: A Presidents Day Quiz On U.S. Presidents

Zero Hedge | 2/18/2019 | Staff
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Presidents Day, which became an official holiday in 1971 after an executive order by then President Richard Nixon, is February 18. The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, provides an opportunity for you to test your knowledge of the American presidency and its place in the constitutional order...

1. President Thomas Jefferson delivered the president’s annual message to Congress — what we now call the State of the Union Address — in writing, starting a precedent that was followed until this president delivered the message in person to Congress, a practice that continues today.

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2. Which of the three branches of government did early Americans consider to be the most powerful and therefore the “most dangerous”?

3. Which president demonstrated the power of the president to determine foreign policy by declaring that the United States...
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