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Presidential Research and Trivia

President's Day

This upcoming Monday, February 19th is President’s Day! And what’s the best way to spend this holiday? By doing presidential themed trivia, of course! Here are a few questions to get you started:

Who was the first president born in a hospital?

A. George Washington
B. Jimmy Carter
C. John Quincy Adams
D. Theodore Roosevelt

Who was the only president to serve two nonconsecutive terms?

A. John Quincy Adams
B. Theodore Roosevelt
C. Grover Cleveland
D. Abraham Lincoln

What was the salary of the first president?

A. $10,000
B. $18,000
C. $22,000
D. $25,000

The answers may (or may not) surprise you!

If you are itching for a longer study break, you can always brush up on more presidential trivia or dive into some presidential research. The Law Library has many resources in its collection for this type of research, including HeinOnline’s U.S. Presidential Library. This collection has many publications related to U.S. Presidents, including daily and weekly compilations of presidential documents; the Public Papers of presidents; Code of Federal Regulations Title 3 (President); and others.

If you are interested in presidential research, your friendly librarians are here to help! You can stop by the reference desk, send us an email, or chat with us online.


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