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In the spirit of community-building and tension-relieving, let's play (US) Election Day Trivia!

When you post an answer, you have to ask the next question!

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Who was the first President to be born in a hospital (as opposed to at home)?
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Carter. And I actually knew that without googling.

Which president was the first to live in the White House?

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Carter. And I actually knew that without googling.

Which president was the first to live in the White House?
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Presidents and Vice Presidents have a long history of poor press coverage. Which Vice President actually *shot* the founder of what would later become The New York Post?

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Who did he shoot?
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alexander hamilton

what political party did hamilton form?
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The Federalist Party?

This year we will have a President who is a sitting member of Congress. Who was the last Senator to become President?
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jimmy carter

when was this white house built?
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Between 1792 and 1800.




Who ran for President with the campaign slogan "A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage"?

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Which President had the most children?
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John Tyler (with 15 kids).


How many presidents have been elected without winning the popular vote?
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The following presidents took office without winning a plurality of the popular vote:

John Q. Adams
Rutherford B. Hayes
Benjamin Harrison
George W. Bush



Who was the first president to campaign by telephone?

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William McKinley


Who was the only president never to marry?
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James Buchanan.

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Who was the first African American elected President?
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