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The U.S. Election of 1824

The U.S. presidential election of 1824 produced a highly controversial outcome. Please take a quiz on this election. Good luck!
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10 Q
mrgrouchy
Dec 28 09
390 plays
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Race You For the US Presidency!

I'm a non-incumbent challenger US presidential nominee, daring you (an incumbent or fellow challenger) to run against me for the presidency. I'll race you, but watch out! Based on my challenge, tell me who I am. See you on the stump!
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10 Q
merylfederman
Apr 17 12
615 plays
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Dirty Election Tricks

Whatever you think of politicians, they deserve credit for these uncanny ways to win an election. Whether they are unethical, illegal or whatnot, these maneuvers are pure genius.
Average
10 Q
Joepetz
Sep 01 15
249 plays
4
But Who Finished Second?

Everybody remembers the winners of US presidential elections. But who finished second?
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10 Q
thok
Jan 23 14
393 plays
5
Losing US Presidential Candidates: What Party?

Correctly identify the political party of the following US presidential candidates who have never been elected president. This is a tough one.
Average
10 Q
fabulouscoops
Aug 21 07
849 plays
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Losing U.S. VP Candidates 1964-2000

How quickly we forget. I'll give you the winner in each of the U.S. Presidential elections 1964 to 2000. Can you identify the VP candidate on the losing major party ticket? Choose from the multiple-choice possible answers.
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10 Q
root17
Jan 31 01
4572 plays
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Presidential Campaigning (1948-1996)

You know the people for the 2000 election, but what about those elections from 1948 to 1996?
Average
10 Q
ladymacb29
Sep 15 00
4629 plays
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One State, Two State, Red State, Blue State

A quiz about the history of how states have voted in national presidential elections. If you want to check your answers and have hours of fun, click onto the Atlas of Presidential Elections at www.uselectionatlas.org
Difficult
10 Q
sku
Nov 14 06
1113 plays
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Interesting or Controversial U.S. Elections

The votes are in, but the results are odd. Answer these questions about these unusual U.S. elections. Remember that you actually vote for electors (early on, many were chosen by the legislatures), who then vote for president and vice president.
Tough
10 Q
TimBentley
Jul 20 12
291 plays
10
Vote for Adlai Stevenson!

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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10 Q
capehaze
Jan 28 13
420 plays
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U.S. Presidential Election Irregularities

The Bush-Gore contest in 2000 was not the first presidential election in U.S. history where things did not go smoothly. Here are 10 examples.
Easy
10 Q
root17
Nov 15 00
3870 plays
12
Losing Presidential Candidates (1948-1996)

You know the winners, but do you know the losers?
Easy
10 Q
ladymacb29
Sep 15 00
4902 plays
13
The U.S. Election of 1860

The 1860 election featured no fewer than 4 candidates. By the time the dust cleared and the winning candidate was seated, America was about to be caught in a Civil War. Here are ten questions about the candidates, votes, and events of that campaign.
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10 Q
kevinatilusa
Mar 08 02
1545 plays
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Losers of Presidential Elections

Here's a look at prior Presidential elections - from the loser's point of view.
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10 Q
robert362
Oct 29 00
4050 plays
15
Presidential Also Rans

Here is a quiz about some candidates who have lost U.S. presidential elections. I hope you have fun!
Average
10 Q
mrgrouchy
Jan 17 09
1380 plays
16
American Third Party Presidential Candidates

Third parties have played an important, though often overlooked, role in U.S. politics. Here are some of the highlights down through the years, starting with the formation of the first third party in 1831 and continuing through the 2000 election.
Tough
15 Q
chessart
Sep 23 00
1779 plays
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Choosing Presidents

These questions span the history of choosing an American president from 1789 to 1996. Remember details about elections you yourself may have participated in and those you only heard about in your high school history class. Enjoy!
Tough
15 Q
loring
Oct 05 00
2859 plays
18
They Ran for President

A quick quiz about U.S. presidential campaigns, election oddities, some of the men who hoped to become President, and some that did.
Average
10 Q
James76255
Apr 15 04
906 plays
19
Lost and Running

Some folks run for president. Some win, and others lose. Here's a quiz on the losers!
Average
10 Q
Jordanar18
Dec 10 11
510 plays
20
Presidential Campaign Slogans II

More campaign catch phrases.
Tough
10 Q
sku
Dec 30 03
1821 plays
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Presidential Campaign Slogans

Can you identify these slogans?
Average
10 Q
sku
Dec 11 03
2433 plays
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Running Men of the 20th Century

This quiz deals with U.S. Presidential elections between 1900 and 2000.
Difficult
10 Q
trammgr
Nov 20 04
684 plays
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Republican Presidential Losers

This quiz is on members of the GOP who ran for president but were defeated. Good luck and have fun.
Easy
10 Q
jessejimmy
Aug 14 04
753 plays
24
Presidential and Vice-Presidential Debates

When presidential candidates face off, the results range from fascinating to hilarious.
Average
10 Q
sku
Nov 13 04
741 plays
25
Sometimes You Must Lose to Win

Sound relationship advice, and it's true in American politics, too. Here are some folks who lost the popular vote (or otherwise faced some kind of loss or draw) but became President anyway, 1789-2012. Some questions are challenging!
Average
15 Q
gracious1
Feb 05 13
294 plays
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Dennis Kucinich for President

See how much you know about the often overlooked politiician and presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich.
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10 Q
mulligas
Sep 19 07
306 plays
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Losers of Presidential Elections

I'll ask a question about a particular presidential election and you answer with the primary loser(s) of that election (at least one person in the correct answer for each question won electoral votes in the given election).
Average
10 Q
PSURef21
May 17 04
1170 plays
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Presidential Elections Since 1900

This is a quiz to test your knowledge of US Presidential Elections since 1900. Good Luck.
Tough
10 Q
Mickey1229
Dec 31 07
642 plays
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Democratic Presidential Losers

This quiz is on Democrats who failed to win election as president up to the 2000 election. Good luck and have fun.
Average
15 Q
jessejimmy
Aug 29 04
633 plays
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1948! The Greatest Presidential Election Ever!

Four parties! Four candidates! A wide range of ideologies! The biggest upset in US political history!
Tough
10 Q
yankeedog
Feb 01 04
540 plays
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