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John J. Crittenden: Quiz


Question 1: President Adams appointed Crittenden as ________ in 1827.
United States AttorneyUnited States District Court for the Canal ZoneUnited States district courtUnited States territorial court

Question 2: In 1834, Kentucky governor James T. Morehead appointed Crittenden ________.
United StatesUnited KingdomSecretary of StatePope John Paul II

Question 3: [5] In 1813, he became an aide-de-camp to Governor Isaac Shelby, serving with him at the ________.
War of 1812Battle of Lake ErieBattle of the ThamesBattle of Malcolm's Mills

Question 4: [4] His last words were "Let all the ends thou aimest at be thy country's, thy ________'s, and truth's"[8] He is interred at the State Cemetery in Frankfort.

Question 5: ________.
Bill ClintonNational Governors AssociationHoward DeanTim Pawlenty

Question 6: On May 27, 1861, he chaired a convention in ________ to decide the state's course in the war.
Covington, KentuckyFrankfort, KentuckyLouisville, KentuckyPaducah, Kentucky

Question 7: [17] Harrison died shortly into his term, and Crittenden joined the other Whigs in his cabinet by resigning rather than serve under ________.
Littleton Waller TazewellJames BarbourJohn TylerJames Monroe

Question 8: At age seventeen, Crittenden moved to the ________ home of Judge George M. Bibb to study law.
Frankfort, KentuckyLexington, KentuckyBowling Green, KentuckyLouisville, Kentucky

Question 9: During the ________, Crittenden served in the Kentucky militia under General Samuel Hopkins.
War of 1812Chronology of the War of 1812Battle of Lake ErieWar of 1812 Campaigns

Question 10: [1] In 1803, he began a college preparatory curriculum at Pisgah Academy in Woodford County, then was sent to a ________ in Jessamine County.
Boarding schoolPublic school (privately funded)Private schoolUniversity-preparatory school


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