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Lucy Webb Hayes
"The wife of America's 19th president (Rutherford B. Hayes) Lucy was known for her hospitality and loyalty to her husband. She was born in Ohio in 1831 and lived a remarkable life until her death in 1889. Hope you enjoy this quiz."
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Lucy Hayes was the first wife of a US president to achieve what educational distinction?
She was the first to obtain a higher education degree
She was the first to finish high school
She was the first to become an ordained minister
She was the first to attend an Ivy League college
Lucy Hayes was called the "Mother of the Regiment" by the men who served under her husband during his military career. During what war did she help her husband care for the men?
US Civil War
Bloody Kansas or the Border War
French and Indian War
Toledo War or Michigan-Ohio War
What title, used today to describe a US president's wife, was made popular during Lucy Hayes' time in the White House?
What famous White House holiday tradition did Lucy Hayes establish?
White House Easter egg roll
New Years Eve candlelight prayer service
White House Christmas tree lighting
The pardoning of the Thanksgiving turkey
Why was Lucy Hayes nicknamed "Lemonade Lucy"?
Because of a White House ban on serving liquor during her husband's administration
Because of her famous yellow hat
Because her optimism allowed her to "make lemonade from lemons"
Because she served lemonade at White House afternoon tea parties
What group failed in their effort to recruit Lucy Hayes as a leader in their movement?
Ladies of the Republican Party
Ladies for Lincoln
Methodist Missionary Society
Women's Christian Temperance Union
What issue led Lucy Hayes to become an early supporter of the newly formed Republican Party?
Abolition of slavery
The temperance movement
Women's suffrage movement
The establishment of a national banking system
How many children did Lucy and Rutherford B. Hayes have?
After leaving the White House Lucy Hayes continued to be involved in helping others. For what group did she serve as its president from its beginning in 1883 until her death?
Woman's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church
Republican's Garden Club
Rutherford B. Hayes adored his wife. Lucy died of complications from a stroke on June 25, 1889. President Hayes died of heart failure on January 25, 1893. His admiration for his wife can be seen in his final words. What were President Hayes' final words?
I know I am going where Lucy is.
I did my best.
I see my beloved.
I hope she waited for me.
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