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Test Your Knowledge of President William Howard Taft
William Howard Taft, born September15, 1857, disappointed his friend and mentor Theodore Roosevelt so much during his presidency that Roosevelt started what party?

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1. William Howard Taft, born September15, 1857, disappointed his friend and mentor Theodore Roosevelt so much during his presidency that Roosevelt started what party?
   Rough Riders
   Buffalo Soldiers
   Canalists
   Bull Moose
   Teddy Bears
2. The presidential election of 1912 was split between three parties. Who won the election?
   Wilson
   Roosevelt
   Taft
   Harding
   Truman
3. The presidency was fine, but Taft longed to hold what office?
   Secretary of War
   Secretary of Navy
   Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
   Attorney General
   Ambassador
4. How many presidents have served both the highest executive and judicial positions?
   Zero
   One
   Two
   Three
   Four
5. Taft was made governor general over what country from 1900-1903?
   Cuba
   Japan
   Samoa
   France
   Philippines
6. Taft served in what position in the Roosevelt Administration?
   Secretary of War
   Secretary of Navy
   Vice President
   Secretary of State
   Secretary of Treasury
7. As president, Taft's foreign policy was known as what?
   Isolationism
   Pan Americanism
   Dollar Diplomacy
   Guns and Butter
   Easy Friendship
8. Trying to capitalize on the Teddy Bear craze, what did toy manufacturers make after the election of Taft?
   Taft Teddies
   William Walruses
   Billy Goats
   Billy Possums
   Will Wallabies
9. Taft threw the ball at what sporting event, a presidential first?
   Football
   Baseball
   Basketball
   Tennis
   Badminton
10. Taft was the last president to wear what?
   Facial Hair
   Hat
   Waistcoat
   Vest
   Parka



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