William Taft

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William Taft.

1. William Taft was the _______ President of the United States.
a. Twenty-seventh
b. Twenty-eighth
c. Twenty-ninth
d. Thirtieth
e. Thirty-first

2. Who was William Taft's wife?
a. Lou Henry
b. Helen Herron
c. Ellen Louise Axson and Edith Bolling Galt
d. Florence Kling
e. Grace Anna Goodhue

3. Who was the Vice President of the United States under William Taft?
a. Charles Gates Dawes
b. Charles Curtis
c. James Schoolcraft Sherman
d. Thomas Riley Marshall
e. Calvin Coolidge

4. What was President William Taft's nickname?
a. Wobbly Warren
b. Silent Cal
c. The Great Engineer
d. Big Bill
e. Professor

5. Where was President William Taft born?
a. Virginia
b. New York
c. Ohio
d. Iowa
e. Vermont

6. What job did William Taft have before he became President of the United States?
a. Lawyer
b. Governor of the Philippines
c. Secretary of War
d. Solicitor General
e. All of the above

7. William Taft oversaw the construction of what important manmade waterway?
a. Grand Canal
b. Erie Canal
c. Suez Canal
d. Panama Canal
e. Bridgewater Canal

8. What states were added to the United States while William Taft was president?
a. New Mexico and Arizona
b. California and Nevada
c. Washington and Oregon
d. Hawaii and Alaska
e. Wyoming and Montana

9. What federal department was established while William Taft was President of the United States?
a. Energy
b. Labor
c. Education
d. Interior
e. Treasury

10. What job did William Taft take in 1921 after he was president?
a. Ambassador to Denmark
b. Senator
c. Supreme Court Justice
d. Governor of New York
e. Secretary of State

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