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"Most of us can name at least the majority of the US Presidents. But can you name the person each of them defeated to be elected?"
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Who lost a US Presidential election to both Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman?
Who finished second to Thomas Jefferson in the US election of 1800?
Who defeated Adlai Stevenson in two successive US presidential races?
This frontiersman and explorer, the first nominee of the newly formed Republican Party, lost the 1856 US election to James Buchanan. Who was he?
John C. Fremont
Who split the Republican Party in 1912 to run as the candidate of the newly formed Progressive or Bull Moose Party, allowing Woodrow Wilson to defeat the incumbent president?
William H. Taft
Charles E. Hughes
Several Vice-Presidents became President when the higher office became vacant. Some of those sitting Presidents were not their party's nominee in the following presidential election, giving them the odd distinction of serving as President without ever running for the office. Which of these was a national candidate in his own right?
This question is a little different. John Adams and his son, John Quincy Adams, were both one-term presidents. Who defeated each of them, respectively, in their failed attempts to gain a second term?
Thomas Jefferson and Martin Van Buren
Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe
James Monroe and James K. Polk
Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson
Former Vice Presidents often go on to win their party's nomination for President. Which of these men was never a losing candidate for the Presidency following his service as Vice President?
Franklin Roosevelt was elected to an unprecedented four terms as President. Which of these was NOT a Republican nominee running against FDR?
William Randolph Hearst
Who ran for President in three consecutive races, winning the first, losing the second, and then winning the third time against the man who defeated him in the second race?
Chester A. Arthur
Rutherford B. Hayes
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