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Samuel L. Southard: Quiz


Question 1: President ________ selected Senator Southard to be Secretary of the Navy in September 1823, and he remained in office under President John Quincy Adams.
James MonroeJames BarbourThomas JeffersonJohn C. Calhoun

Question 2: He was chosen to fill the seat in the ________ vacated by the resignation of James J. Wilson, and served in office from January 26, 1821, to March 3, 1823.
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Question 3: After teaching school in New Jersey, he worked for several years as a tutor in ________ and studied law there.
MarylandWest VirginiaNorth CarolinaVirginia

Question 4: As President pro tempore of the Senate, he became Acting Vice President from April 4, 1841 to May 31, 1842 after the death of William Henry Harrison and his Vice President ________ becoming President.
James MonroeJohn TylerLittleton Waller TazewellJames Barbour

Question 5: Upon being admitted to the bar, he returned to New Jersey, where he was appointed law reporter by the ________ in 1814.
New Jersey Legislative Districts, 2001 redistrictingIndiana General AssemblyNew Jersey SenateNew Jersey Legislature

Question 6: Samuel Southard died in ________ on June 26 of that year.
Roanoke, VirginiaWilliamsburg, VirginiaFredericksburg, VirginiaRichmond, Virginia

Question 7: The son of Henry Southard and brother of Isaac Southard, he was born in ________, attended the Brick Academy classical school and graduated from Princeton University in 1804.
Somerville, New JerseyBernards Township, New JerseyBasking Ridge, New JerseyFranklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Question 8: Elected to the ________ in 1815, Southard was appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court shortly thereafter, and in 1820 served as a presidential elector.
Iowa SenateNew Jersey General AssemblyNew Jersey LegislatureNew Jersey Senate


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