James Buchanan
  • 1. When was James Buchanan born?
A) 1776
B) 1803
C) 1820
D) 1791
  • 2. In which U.S. state was James Buchanan born?
A) Virginia
B) Pennsylvania
C) New York
D) North Carolina
  • 3. In which war did James Buchanan serve as a private in the Pennsylvania militia?
A) Mexican-American War
B) Civil War
C) War of 1812
D) American Revolution
  • 4. Which position did James Buchanan hold before becoming President of the United States?
A) Senator
B) Secretary of State
C) Governor
D) Vice President
  • 5. Which number President was James Buchanan?
A) 20th
B) 10th
C) 5th
D) 15th
  • 6. Who was James Buchanan's vice president?
A) John C. Breckinridge
B) John C. Calhoun
C) Millard Fillmore
D) Andrew Johnson
  • 7. Which controversial decision by James Buchanan exacerbated tensions between North and South prior to the Civil War?
A) Dred Scott v. Sandford
B) Missouri Compromise
C) Gettysburg Address
D) Emancipation Proclamation
  • 8. Which nickname was given to James Buchanan due to his lack of a spouse during his presidential term?
A) Only Executive
B) Bachelor President
C) Solo Commander
D) Lone Leader
  • 9. Who did James Buchanan serve as Minister to during his diplomatic career?
A) China
B) Russia
C) France
D) United Kingdom
  • 10. Which historical event occurred during James Buchanan's presidency besides the growing tension that led to the Civil War?
A) Panic of 1857
B) Watergate Scandal
C) World War I
D) Great Depression
  • 11. Which university did James Buchanan attend for his college education?
A) Harvard University
B) Yale University
C) Princeton University
D) Dickinson College
  • 12. Who succeeded James Buchanan as President of the United States?
A) James Garfield
B) Ulysses S. Grant
C) Andrew Johnson
D) Abraham Lincoln
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