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William L. Marcy: Quiz


Question 1: He sat on the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary in the ________.
21st United States Congress20th United States Congress22nd United States Congress23rd United States Congress

Question 2: In 1831, he was elected as a ________ a U.S. Senator from New York, and served from March 4, 1831, to January 1, 1833, when he resigned upon taking office as Governor.
Whig Party (United States)Andrew JacksonJacksonian democracyJohn Quincy Adams

Question 3: He graduated from ________ in 1808, taught school in Newport, Rhode Island, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1811, and commenced practice in Troy, New York.
Brown UniversityHarvard UniversityPrinceton UniversityYale University

Question 4: Marcy served as United States Secretary of War in the Cabinet of President ________ from 1845 until 1849, at which time he resumed the practice of law.
James BuchananJohn Nance GarnerJames K. PolkAndrew Jackson

Question 5: William Learned Marcy (December 12, 1786 - July 4, 1857) was an American statesman, who served as U.S. Senator and the 11th Governor of ________, and as the U.S. Secretary of War and U.S.

Question 6: Marcy returned to public life in 1853 to serve as United States Secretary of State under President ________.
Franklin D. RooseveltFranklin PierceJames BuchananJames K. Polk

Question 7: He was Adjutant-General of the New York State Militia from 1821 to 1823, New York State Comptroller from 1823 to 1829, and an associate justice of the ________ from 1829 to 1831.
New York City Criminal CourtNew York Supreme CourtNew York Supreme Court, Appellate DivisionNew York City

Question 8: He died at Ballston Spa, New York, and was buried at the Rural Cemetery at ________.
Capital DistrictAlbany County, New YorkAlbany, New YorkGreen Island, New York

Question 9: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementPublic domainIntellectual propertyCopyright

Question 10: He was ________ for three terms, from 1833 until 1838.
David PatersonList of Governors of New YorkHamilton FishMario Cuomo


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