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Edward Livingston: Quiz


Question 1: He soon acquired a large law practice in ________, and in 1826 repaid the government in full, including the interest, which at that time amounted to more than the original principal.
LouisianaNew Orleans metropolitan areaNew OrleansBaton Rouge, Louisiana

Question 2: He was an influential figure in the drafting of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825, a civil code based largely on the ________.
LawNapoleonic codeCommon lawCivil law (legal system)

Question 3: When, in the summer of 1803, the city was visited with ________, Livingston displayed courage and energy in his endeavours to prevent the spread of the disease and relieve distress.
Lassa feverDengue feverEbolaYellow fever

Question 4: In 1801 Livingston was appointed ________ for the district of New York, and while retaining that position was in the same year appointed Mayor of New York.
United States territorial courtUnited States AttorneyUnited States district courtUnited States District Court for the Canal Zone

Question 5: Livingston was born in Clermont, Columbia County, ________.
MassachusettsNew JerseyConnecticutNew York

Question 6: Livingston served as a U.S. Representative from ________ from 1823 to 1829, a U.S. Senator from 1829 to 1831, and for two years (1831–1833) United States Secretary of State under President Jackson.
ArkansasNorth CarolinaLouisianaMississippi

Question 7: In 1821, by appointment of the legislature, of which he had become a member in the preceding year, Livingston began the preparation of a new code of criminal law and procedure, afterwards known in ________ and America as the "Livingston Code".
BalkansWestern EuropeEuropeEastern Europe

Question 8: He at once surrendered all his property, resigned his two offices in 1803, and moved early in 1804 to ________.
MississippiUnited StatesLouisianaArkansas

Question 9: Livingston County, Illinois, ________, Livingston Parish, Louisiana, Livingston, Tennessee, and Livingston County, Missouri are also named for him.
Macomb County, MichiganWashtenaw County, MichiganOakland County, MichiganLivingston County, Michigan

Question 10: He graduated from Princeton University in 1781, was admitted to the bar in 1785, and began to practice law in ________, rapidly rising to distinction.
ManhattanNew York CityBrooklynNew York metropolitan area


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