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United States presidential election, 1808: Quiz


Question 1: Incumbent President
Thomas JeffersonJames MonroeBenjamin FranklinJohn Adams

Question 2: With Thomas Jefferson ready to retire, the Democratic-Republican caucus nominated Secretary of State ________ of Virginia to succeed him.
Alexander HamiltonJames MonroeJames MadisonJohn Jay

Question 3: ________
American Civil WarHistory of the United States (1789–1849)Economic history of the United StatesHistory of the United States (1849–1865)

Question 4: Sitting Vice President George Clinton, who had served under Thomas Jefferson, was also a candidate for President, garnering six electoral votes from a wing of the Democratic-Republican Party that disapproved of ________.
James MadisonJames MonroeJohn JayAlexander Hamilton

Question 5: (The re-election of ________ in 1828 was the other instance.)
Martin Van BurenJames BuchananLewis CassJohn C. Calhoun

Question 6: In the United States presidential election of 1808, the Democratic-Republican candidate James Madison defeated Federalist candidate ________.
Benjamin FranklinGouverneur MorrisThomas JeffersonCharles Cotesworth Pinckney

Question 7: George Clinton (________), Vice President of the United States
MassachusettsNew JerseyConnecticutNew York

Question 8: ________ (Virginia), former Governor of Virginia
John C. CalhounJames MonroeJames BarbourThomas Jefferson

Question 9: Madison had served as United States Secretary of State under incumbent ________, and Pinckney had been the unsuccessful Federalist candidate in the election of 1804.
John AdamsJames MonroeBenjamin FranklinThomas Jefferson

Question 10: President-elect
Thomas JeffersonJames MadisonAlexander HamiltonJames Monroe


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