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« Reply #1275 on: January 19, 2009, 03:36:42 pm »
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What is Gerald Ford's unique connection to the Heisman Trophy?
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« Reply #1276 on: January 19, 2009, 04:08:28 pm »

Guess: Only President to play in a football game with a Heisman trophy winner?
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« Reply #1277 on: January 21, 2009, 03:14:54 pm »
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Guess: Only President to play in a football game with a Heisman trophy winner?

Be more specific, please
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« Reply #1278 on: January 23, 2009, 01:19:02 am »
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What is Gerald Ford's unique connection to the Heisman Trophy?

His roommate won the Heisman Trophy?
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« Reply #1279 on: January 24, 2009, 05:17:30 pm »
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What is Gerald Ford's unique connection to the Heisman Trophy?

His roommate won the Heisman Trophy?

No; I'll go ahead and give the answer:

He's the only President to have tackled a Heisman Trophy (Jay Berwanger) winner during a college football game.
Michigan vs Chicago 1934
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« Reply #1280 on: January 25, 2009, 02:59:08 pm »
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Easy one here:

Who was the last Democratic President to carry all 11 former Confederate states?
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« Reply #1281 on: January 25, 2009, 03:48:08 pm »
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Carter?
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« Reply #1282 on: January 25, 2009, 03:54:34 pm »
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Carter?
No - didn't win Virginia.

FDR.

Who was the last victor of a presidential election to not receive a single Electoral Vote from a Western state (Census Bureau definition - ND to TX doesn't count, anywhere west of that does)?
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« Reply #1283 on: January 25, 2009, 03:57:36 pm »
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Yup, FDR.
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« Reply #1284 on: January 25, 2009, 05:21:31 pm »
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Carter?
No - didn't win Virginia.

FDR.

Who was the last victor of a presidential election to not receive a single Electoral Vote from a Western state (Census Bureau definition - ND to TX doesn't count, anywhere west of that does)?

Carter

What family member of John Wilkes Booth wrote a threatning letter to Andrew Jackson?
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« Reply #1285 on: January 25, 2009, 05:25:56 pm »
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Carter?
No - didn't win Virginia.

FDR.

Who was the last victor of a presidential election to not receive a single Electoral Vote from a Western state (Census Bureau definition - ND to TX doesn't count, anywhere west of that does)?

Carter

What family member of John Wilkes Booth wrote a threatning letter to Andrew Jackson?

It isn't Carter, it was Grover Cleveland in 1884.
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« Reply #1286 on: January 25, 2009, 05:38:23 pm »
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Carter?
No - didn't win Virginia.

FDR.

Who was the last victor of a presidential election to not receive a single Electoral Vote from a Western state (Census Bureau definition - ND to TX doesn't count, anywhere west of that does)?

Carter

What family member of John Wilkes Booth wrote a threatning letter to Andrew Jackson?

It isn't Carter, it was Grover Cleveland in 1884.
Correct. (Carter won Hawaii.)
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« Reply #1287 on: January 25, 2009, 05:45:28 pm »
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Carter?
No - didn't win Virginia.

FDR.

Who was the last victor of a presidential election to not receive a single Electoral Vote from a Western state (Census Bureau definition - ND to TX doesn't count, anywhere west of that does)?

Carter

What family member of John Wilkes Booth wrote a threatning letter to Andrew Jackson?

It isn't Carter, it was Grover Cleveland in 1884.
oh, right, because Hawaii counts.
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« Reply #1288 on: January 25, 2009, 05:46:09 pm »
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But, still my question counts.
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« Reply #1289 on: January 25, 2009, 05:46:43 pm »
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Who was the last candidate to win 100% of the vote in a county?
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« Reply #1290 on: January 25, 2009, 05:47:24 pm »
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But, still my question counts.
Who was the last candidate to win 100% of the vote in a county?
Both questions can count as far as I`m concerned as I've no idea on either. Tongue
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« Reply #1291 on: January 25, 2009, 05:47:59 pm »
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Who was the last candidate to win 100% of the vote in a county?
you didn't let my question be answered first.
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« Reply #1292 on: January 26, 2009, 03:40:59 pm »
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Carter?
No - didn't win Virginia.

FDR.

Who was the last victor of a presidential election to not receive a single Electoral Vote from a Western state (Census Bureau definition - ND to TX doesn't count, anywhere west of that does)?

Carter

What family member of John Wilkes Booth wrote a threatning letter to Andrew Jackson?

His father, Junius.

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no clue which President got 100% of a county
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« Reply #1293 on: February 04, 2009, 01:41:17 pm »
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Carter?
No - didn't win Virginia.

FDR.

Who was the last victor of a presidential election to not receive a single Electoral Vote from a Western state (Census Bureau definition - ND to TX doesn't count, anywhere west of that does)?

Carter

What family member of John Wilkes Booth wrote a threatning letter to Andrew Jackson?

His father, Junius.

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no clue which President got 100% of a county
Franklin Roosevelt

How many hands did President Calvin Cooldgie claim that he could shake in thirty-four minutes?
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« Reply #1294 on: February 08, 2009, 07:46:38 pm »
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Does no one know the answer?
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« Reply #1295 on: February 10, 2009, 03:14:09 pm »
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Does no one know the answer?
I'll guess 1,000
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« Reply #1296 on: February 10, 2009, 08:15:30 pm »
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Does no one know the answer?

I don't.
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« Reply #1297 on: February 10, 2009, 08:25:28 pm »
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Which president reported seeing a UFO prior to being elected.  He filed a report.
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« Reply #1298 on: February 14, 2009, 03:46:29 pm »
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Which president reported seeing a UFO prior to being elected.  He filed a report.
JIMMY CARTER!!!!!
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« Reply #1299 on: February 15, 2009, 12:55:51 am »
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While visiting the White House, upon being offered the Lincoln bedroom, which presidential mother is reported to have said, "You tell my son if he tries to put me in Lincoln's bed I'll sleep on the floor."?
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