William McKinley by FlaxmanR

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Quiz Description

Our 25th president has been in the news lately for some reason. Let's see how much you know about him and things related to him!

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Questions:

In both the 1896 and 1900 elections, the Republican McKinley was challenged by and defeated what Democrat and former Congressman from Nebraska?

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William Jennings Bryan

McKinley served in the Civil War in the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. One officer in the regiment, a major in 1861 and eventually brigadier general (and brevetted major general), would also go on to a significant political career. Who was this future president?

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Rutherford B. Hayes

On what denomination of banknote, discontinued officially in 1969, did McKinley appear beginning in 1928?

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$500

Though there are indeed a number of schools named for McKinley in the state of Ohio, there is no McKinley High School in Lima - except in the universe of what television show?

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Glee

McKinley was not the first member of his administration to die in office – he completed his first term with no vice president after the death in November 1899 of what lawyer and former member of both the New Jersey General Assembly and New Jersey State Senate?

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Garrett A. Hobart

The Newlands Resolution, signed into law by McKinley on July 8, 1898, created what territory?

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Territory of Hawaii

What religious-sounding name was given to the concert hall in which McKinley was shot at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo on September 6, 1901?

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Temple of Music

The attorney general at the time of McKinley’s death was Philander C. Knox. Knox and McKinley both attended what Ohio institution of higher learning, from which McKinley did not actually graduate, known in recent years for the success of its Division III football program?

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Mount Union College (or University)

McKinley’s presidential library and museum, as well as his tomb, are located in what seat of Stark County, also home to another, probably much more famous museum?

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Canton, Ohio

McKinley almost resigned as governor of Ohio after a businessman friend whose loans he had guaranteed went belly-up. This occurred as a result of what notable economic downturn?

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Panic of 1893

Members of the McKinley administration would go on to play key roles in Republican politics for several decades after McKinley’s death, including Theodore Roosevelt and Charles G. Dawes. McKinley also appointed future president William Howard Taft the first civil governor of what recently-acquired territory?

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Philippines

With the restoration of the name Denali to the former Mount McKinley, the highest mountain in the United States named for a former president is now Mount Lincoln, which rises almost 14,300 feet. In what state’s Pike National Forest would you find Mount Lincoln?

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Colorado