Inaugural Firsts: 1st POTUS to use a teleprompter?

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Who was the 1st POTUS to use a teleprompter?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Yes! The 34th POTUS was the first POTUS to use a teleprompter.
John F. Kennedy
The 35th POTUS was not the first POTUS to use a teleprompter; his immediate predecessor was.
Ronald Reagan
The 40th POTUS was not the first POTUS to use a teleprompter; one of his predecessors was.
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Inaugural Firsts: 1st POTUS born in neither VA nor MA?

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Who was the 1st POTUS born in neither VA nor MA?
Andrew Jackson
Yes! The 7th POTUS was born in SC.
John Quincy Adams
The 6th POTUS, like the 2nd POTUS, was born in MA.
James Madison
The 4th POTUS, like the 1st, 3rd, and 5th POTUSes, was born in VA.
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Inaugural Firsts: 1st POTUS born outside the original colonies?

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Inaugural Firsts: Who was the 1st POTUS born outside one of the 13 original colonies?
Ulysses S. Grant
Yes! The 18h POTUS was born in OH, which had not been a former colony–or part of a former colony.
Abraham Lincoln
The 16th POTUS was born in KY, which had been part of the colony of VA.
Rutherford B.Hayes
The 19h POTUS was the second POTUS born outside a former colony–or part of a former colony. Like his predecessor, he was born in OH.
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Inaugural Distinctions! Only POTUS among the first five POTUSes who was born in a former colony other than Virginia?

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Who was the only POTUS among the first five POTUSes who was born in a former colony other than Virginia?
John Adams
Yes! The 2nd POTUS was born in the former colony of Massachusetts.
George Washington
The 1st POTUS was born in the former colony of Virginia.
James Monroe
The 5th POTUS, like his two predecessors, was born in the former colony of Virginia.
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Inaugural Firsts! 1st POTUS whose Inauguration was televised in color?

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Who was the 1st POTUS whose Inauguration was televised in color?
John F. Kennedy
Yes! The 35th POTUS’ Inauguration in 1961 was the first Inauguration televised in color.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The 36th POTUS’ predecessor was the first to have an Inauguration televised in color.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The 34th POTUS’ successor was the first to have an Inauguration televised in color.
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Inaugural Firsts! 1st POTUS whose Inauguration was televised in black and white?

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Who was the 1st POTUS whose Inauguration was televised in black and white?
Harry S. Truman
Yes! The 33rd POTUS’ Inauguration in 1949 was the first Inauguration televised in black and white.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The 32nd POTUS’ successor was the first to have an Inauguration televised in black & white, following his election in 1948.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The 34th POTUS’ predecessor was the first to have an Inauguration televised in black & white, following his election in 1948.
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Inaugural Distinctions: Only Grandfather/Grandson POTUSes?

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Who are the only grandfather and grandson inaugurated POTUS?
William Henry Harrison & Benjamin Harrison
Yes! The 9th and the 23rd Presidents were the only grandfather and grandson inaugurated POTUS.
Theodore Roosevelt & Franklin Roosevelt
The 26th and the 32nd Presidents were distant cousins.
John Adams & John Quincy Adams
The 2nd and the 6th Presidents were father and son.
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Inaugural Firsts: 1st POTUS for whom American women exercised the right to vote?

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Who was the first POTUS for whom American women had the Constitutional right to vote?
Warren G. Harding
Yes! The 19th Amendment, which went into effect in August 1920, gave women the right to vote for the 29th POTUS in the 1920 election.
James Garfield
If women’s suffrage legislation submitted in 1878 had passed, it is possible that women across America would have been granted to right to vote for the 20th POTUS. Instead they needed to wait forty years to vote for the POTUS inaugurated in 1920.
John F. Kennedy
Although the 35th POTUS was elected at a time when there was a focus on women’s rights, women had achieved the right to vote for the POTUS four decades earlier.
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Inaugural Distinctions: POTUS Who Delivered the Shortest Inaugural Address?

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Which POTUS delivered the shortest Inaugural Address?
George Washington
Yes! The 1st POTUS’ second term Inaugural Address was the shortest one delivered, at 135 words.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The 32nd POTUS’ fourth term Inaugural Address was the second shortest one delivered, at 559 words.
Abraham Lincoln
The 16th POTUS’ second term Inaugural Address was the third shortest one delivered, at 700 words.
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Inaugural Distinctions: POTUS Who Delivered the Longest Inaugural Address?

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Which POTUS delivered the longest Inaugural Address?
William Henry Harrison
Yes! The 9th POTUS delivered the longest address, at nearly 8500 words, which were almost 3,000 words more than used in the next wordiest speech.
William Howard Taft
The 27th POTUS delivered the second longest address, which was almost 3,000 words fewer than used in the longest speech.
James K. Polk
The 11th POTUS delivered the third longest address, which was almost 40% shorter than the longest speech.
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