Presidents: Ask the Fact Monster Questions
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
- Who was the first U.S. president to be born in a hospital?
- Who was the first president to give a televised speech? My daughter answered FDR but her teacher says Truman. I have found several web sites, including The History of Television, that says FDR. I need a definitive answer. Please help.
- Who swore in Lyndon Johnson?
- I know President Clinton was left-handed, but what other presidents were left-handed?
- How many U.S. presidents were an only child?
- How much does the U.S. president make?
- Do you have to be 35 to be the president?
- I need to know the answers to some presidential firsts. Can you help me? Who was the first president to be voted for by women? Who was the first president born after World War II? Who was the first president to appear on color television?
- Who was the only U.S. president to have a patent on an invention? What was the invention?
- What does the president swear to uphold while taking the oath of office?
- Do you have any famous quotes from Lincoln?
- Can a president serve more than two terms if they are not consecutive? For example, could former President Bill Clinton run for president again after 2000?
- Who is the only U.S. President in the 20th century not to appoint a chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court?
- One of my son's classmates mentioned that there was a president before George Washington. Does anyone know who he was?
- Which president promised "a chicken in every pot"?
- What states didn't Reagan win in his 1980 and 1984 election?
- What was Rutherford B. Hayes' motto in his campaign?
- When was the first televised debate between two presidential candidates?
- If the President of the United States resigns or dies in office and the Vice-President becomes President, what is the procedure for selecting a new Vice President? If I remember correctly, that's what happened when Spiro Agnew resigned and Ford became the new Vice President under Nixon.
- Could you tell me what President Obama's salary is?
- The Naval yacht U.S.S. Sequoia was the Presidential Yacht for which past President?
- Where does the vice president live?
- Who was the first president to have electricity in the White House during their term?
- Who was the president when the White House got its first car?
- I have been told by several people that if you are born in Washington, DC, you cannot be president. Is this true? How can this be?
- How long after leaving office do former presidents get protection from the U.S. Secret Service?
- What is George W. Bush's middle name?
- How come the middle names are listed for every U.S. President except Harry S. Truman? What does the "S" stand for?
- What president became a U.S. Senator after he left office?
- Has a president ever been married in the White House?
- There are two world capitals named for American presidents. One is Washington D.C., but what is the other?
- Could you give me a list of the prime ministers and presidents of the world?
- What zodiac sign have the most presidents been born under?
- Who was the first baby born to a president's wife in the White House?