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U.S. Government Firsts

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US Government Firsts game quiz
"See if you know who was first when it comes to U.S. Government History!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Who was the first Secretary of War?
    Samuel Dexter
    Timothy Pickering
    Henry Knox
    James McHenry


2. Who was the first Speaker of the House of Representatives?
    Theodore Sedgwick
    Jonathan Trumbull
    Frederick Muhlenberg
    Jonathan Dayton


3. Who was the first Secretary of Agriculture?
    James Wilson
    Jeremiah Rusk
    Norman J. Coleman
    J. Sterling Morton


4. Who was the first U.S. President born in the State of New York?
    Franklin Roosevelt
    Millard Fillmore
    Martin Van Buren
    Theodore Roosevelt


5. Who was the first U.S. President to die while in office?
    Zachary Taylor
    John Tyler
    Abraham Lincoln
    William Henry Harrison


6. Franklin D. Roosevelt had three different Vice Presidents. Who was the first?
    Harry S. Truman
    Henry A. Wallace
    John N. Garner
    Alben A. Barkley


7. Who was the first President to receive over 200 Electoral Votes in the Presidential election?
    Andrew Jackson
    Thomas Jefferson
    George Washington
    James Monroe


8. Who was the first Secretary of State to later become President of the United States?
    James Madison
    John Quincy Adams
    James Monroe
    Thomas Jefferson


9. In 1789, the first Congress of the United States met in which U.S. city?
    New York City, NY
    Washington, DC
    Philadelphia, PA
    Boston, MA


10. Who was the first Secretary of War to later become President of the United States?
    James Monroe
    Theodore Roosevelt
    William Howard Taft
    Zachary Taylor


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