Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
November 28, 2014, 08:16:03 pm
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Don't forget to get your 2013 Gubernatorial Endorsements and Predictions in!

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  General Discussion
| |-+  History (Moderator: True Federalist)
| | |-+  Presidential Trivia
« previous next »
Pages: 1 ... 47 48 49 50 51 [52] 53 54 55 56 57 ... 69 Print
Author Topic: Presidential Trivia  (Read 207766 times)
Southern Patriot
DWPerry
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1693
Puerto Rico


Political Matrix
E: 7.03, S: -6.26

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1275 on: January 19, 2009, 03:36:42 pm »
Ignore

I'll ask the next question:

What is Gerald Ford's unique connection to the Heisman Trophy?
Logged


True Federalist
Ernest
Moderator
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 28808
United States


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1276 on: January 19, 2009, 04:08:28 pm »

Guess: Only President to play in a football game with a Heisman trophy winner?
Logged

People find meaning and redemption in the most unusual human connections. Khaled Hosseini
Southern Patriot
DWPerry
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1693
Puerto Rico


Political Matrix
E: 7.03, S: -6.26

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1277 on: January 21, 2009, 03:14:54 pm »
Ignore

Guess: Only President to play in a football game with a Heisman trophy winner?

Be more specific, please
Logged


paul718
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 4021


Political Matrix
E: 4.00, S: -4.35

View Profile
« Reply #1278 on: January 23, 2009, 01:19:02 am »
Ignore

What is Gerald Ford's unique connection to the Heisman Trophy?

His roommate won the Heisman Trophy?
Logged
Southern Patriot
DWPerry
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1693
Puerto Rico


Political Matrix
E: 7.03, S: -6.26

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1279 on: January 24, 2009, 05:17:30 pm »
Ignore

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
Logged


Warner for President '16
benconstine
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 30669
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1280 on: January 25, 2009, 02:59:08 pm »
Ignore

Easy one here:

Who was the last Democratic President to carry all 11 former Confederate states?
Logged

Obama High's debate team:

"Now let me be clear...I...I...um...uh...now let me be clear.  I strongly condemn the affirmative in the strongest possible terms, and I am closely monitoring their arguments.  Let me be clear on this."
Hashemite
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 31560
South Africa


Political Matrix
E: -1.29, S: -7.30


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1281 on: January 25, 2009, 03:48:08 pm »
Ignore

Carter?
Logged

only back for the worldcup
Lewis Trondheim
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 58775
India


View Profile
« Reply #1282 on: January 25, 2009, 03:54:34 pm »
Ignore

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)?
« Last Edit: January 25, 2009, 03:57:19 pm by ican'tbelievei'mnotverin »Logged

"The secret to having a rewarding work-life balance is to have no life. Then it's easy to keep things balanced by doing no work." Wally



"Our party do not have any ideology... Our main aim is to grab power ... Every one is doing so but I say it openly." Keshav Dev Maurya
Warner for President '16
benconstine
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 30669
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1283 on: January 25, 2009, 03:57:36 pm »
Ignore

Yup, FDR.
Logged

Obama High's debate team:

"Now let me be clear...I...I...um...uh...now let me be clear.  I strongly condemn the affirmative in the strongest possible terms, and I am closely monitoring their arguments.  Let me be clear on this."
GPORTER
gporter
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7350
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1284 on: January 25, 2009, 05:21:31 pm »
Ignore

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?
Logged

the birth of modern america & onward timeline(http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=195483.new#new)results of four most previous elections.....
election 1912
Underwood: 267 Cutchens: 264 Lafolette: 0 Debs: 0 266 to win
election 1916
Underwood (i): 224 Curtis: 254 Johnson: 53 266 to win
House Underwood (i): 26 Curtis: 12 Johnson: 10 25 to win
election 1920
Roosevelt: 260 Lowden: 271 McAdoo: 0 266 to win
election 1924
Thomas: 262 Lowden (i): 269 266 to win
Warner for President '16
benconstine
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 30669
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1285 on: January 25, 2009, 05:25:56 pm »
Ignore

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.
Logged

Obama High's debate team:

"Now let me be clear...I...I...um...uh...now let me be clear.  I strongly condemn the affirmative in the strongest possible terms, and I am closely monitoring their arguments.  Let me be clear on this."
only back for the worldcup
Lewis Trondheim
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 58775
India


View Profile
« Reply #1286 on: January 25, 2009, 05:38:23 pm »
Ignore

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.)
Logged

"The secret to having a rewarding work-life balance is to have no life. Then it's easy to keep things balanced by doing no work." Wally



"Our party do not have any ideology... Our main aim is to grab power ... Every one is doing so but I say it openly." Keshav Dev Maurya
GPORTER
gporter
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7350
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1287 on: January 25, 2009, 05:45:28 pm »
Ignore

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.
Logged

the birth of modern america & onward timeline(http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=195483.new#new)results of four most previous elections.....
election 1912
Underwood: 267 Cutchens: 264 Lafolette: 0 Debs: 0 266 to win
election 1916
Underwood (i): 224 Curtis: 254 Johnson: 53 266 to win
House Underwood (i): 26 Curtis: 12 Johnson: 10 25 to win
election 1920
Roosevelt: 260 Lowden: 271 McAdoo: 0 266 to win
election 1924
Thomas: 262 Lowden (i): 269 266 to win
GPORTER
gporter
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7350
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1288 on: January 25, 2009, 05:46:09 pm »
Ignore

But, still my question counts.
Logged

the birth of modern america & onward timeline(http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=195483.new#new)results of four most previous elections.....
election 1912
Underwood: 267 Cutchens: 264 Lafolette: 0 Debs: 0 266 to win
election 1916
Underwood (i): 224 Curtis: 254 Johnson: 53 266 to win
House Underwood (i): 26 Curtis: 12 Johnson: 10 25 to win
election 1920
Roosevelt: 260 Lowden: 271 McAdoo: 0 266 to win
election 1924
Thomas: 262 Lowden (i): 269 266 to win
Warner for President '16
benconstine
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 30669
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1289 on: January 25, 2009, 05:46:43 pm »
Ignore

Who was the last candidate to win 100% of the vote in a county?
Logged

Obama High's debate team:

"Now let me be clear...I...I...um...uh...now let me be clear.  I strongly condemn the affirmative in the strongest possible terms, and I am closely monitoring their arguments.  Let me be clear on this."
only back for the worldcup
Lewis Trondheim
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 58775
India


View Profile
« Reply #1290 on: January 25, 2009, 05:47:24 pm »
Ignore

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
Logged

"The secret to having a rewarding work-life balance is to have no life. Then it's easy to keep things balanced by doing no work." Wally



"Our party do not have any ideology... Our main aim is to grab power ... Every one is doing so but I say it openly." Keshav Dev Maurya
GPORTER
gporter
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7350
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1291 on: January 25, 2009, 05:47:59 pm »
Ignore

Who was the last candidate to win 100% of the vote in a county?
you didn't let my question be answered first.
Logged

the birth of modern america & onward timeline(http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=195483.new#new)results of four most previous elections.....
election 1912
Underwood: 267 Cutchens: 264 Lafolette: 0 Debs: 0 266 to win
election 1916
Underwood (i): 224 Curtis: 254 Johnson: 53 266 to win
House Underwood (i): 26 Curtis: 12 Johnson: 10 25 to win
election 1920
Roosevelt: 260 Lowden: 271 McAdoo: 0 266 to win
election 1924
Thomas: 262 Lowden (i): 269 266 to win
Southern Patriot
DWPerry
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1693
Puerto Rico


Political Matrix
E: 7.03, S: -6.26

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1292 on: January 26, 2009, 03:40:59 pm »
Ignore

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.

PS
no clue which President got 100% of a county
Logged


GPORTER
gporter
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7350
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1293 on: February 04, 2009, 01:41:17 pm »
Ignore

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.

PS
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?
Logged

the birth of modern america & onward timeline(http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=195483.new#new)results of four most previous elections.....
election 1912
Underwood: 267 Cutchens: 264 Lafolette: 0 Debs: 0 266 to win
election 1916
Underwood (i): 224 Curtis: 254 Johnson: 53 266 to win
House Underwood (i): 26 Curtis: 12 Johnson: 10 25 to win
election 1920
Roosevelt: 260 Lowden: 271 McAdoo: 0 266 to win
election 1924
Thomas: 262 Lowden (i): 269 266 to win
GPORTER
gporter
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 7350
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1294 on: February 08, 2009, 07:46:38 pm »
Ignore

Does no one know the answer?
Logged

the birth of modern america & onward timeline(http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=195483.new#new)results of four most previous elections.....
election 1912
Underwood: 267 Cutchens: 264 Lafolette: 0 Debs: 0 266 to win
election 1916
Underwood (i): 224 Curtis: 254 Johnson: 53 266 to win
House Underwood (i): 26 Curtis: 12 Johnson: 10 25 to win
election 1920
Roosevelt: 260 Lowden: 271 McAdoo: 0 266 to win
election 1924
Thomas: 262 Lowden (i): 269 266 to win
Southern Patriot
DWPerry
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1693
Puerto Rico


Political Matrix
E: 7.03, S: -6.26

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1295 on: February 10, 2009, 03:14:09 pm »
Ignore

Does no one know the answer?
I'll guess 1,000
Logged


J. J.
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 32091
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1296 on: February 10, 2009, 08:15:30 pm »
Ignore

Does no one know the answer?

I don't.
Logged

J. J.

"Actually, .. now that you mention it...." 
- Londo Molari

"Every government are parliaments of whores.
The trouble is, in a democracy the whores are us." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Wa sala, wa lala."

(Zulu for, "You snooze, you lose.")
J. J.
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 32091
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1297 on: February 10, 2009, 08:25:28 pm »
Ignore

Which president reported seeing a UFO prior to being elected.  He filed a report.
Logged

J. J.

"Actually, .. now that you mention it...." 
- Londo Molari

"Every government are parliaments of whores.
The trouble is, in a democracy the whores are us." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Wa sala, wa lala."

(Zulu for, "You snooze, you lose.")
Southern Patriot
DWPerry
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 1693
Puerto Rico


Political Matrix
E: 7.03, S: -6.26

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1298 on: February 14, 2009, 03:46:29 pm »
Ignore

Which president reported seeing a UFO prior to being elected.  He filed a report.
JIMMY CARTER!!!!!
Logged


RosettaStoned
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 2847
United States


View Profile
« Reply #1299 on: February 15, 2009, 12:55:51 am »
Ignore

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."?
Logged

Pages: 1 ... 47 48 49 50 51 [52] 53 54 55 56 57 ... 69 Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines