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William Henry Harrison Quiz

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William Henry Harrison was constantly referred to by which nickname that he earned by winning a battle of the same name in 1811?
"River's Bend"
"Alborough"
"Tuscaloosa"
"Tippecanoe"

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William Henry Harrison fought the Battle of Tippecanoe against the confederacy of what legendary Native American chief?
Little Turtle
Crazy Horse
Blue Jacket
Tecumseh

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What was the name of William Henry Harrison's father who happened to be one of the Founding Fathers of the United States?
Samuel Rodney Orrison
Thomas Harrison
Benjamin Harrison
Ulysses Anderson

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Which of the following facts is true about William Henry Harrison?
He is the only President to have served time in prison.
He was kidnapped during the Revolution and brought to London to serve as a hostage.
He was the last American President to be born a British subject.
He was the President who founded the Supreme Court.

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One of Harrison's early commanding roles in the armed forces was when he helped win what monumental 1794 battle that effectively ended the Native American Wars of the Northwest?
The Battle of the Thames
The Battle of Shawnee Creek
The Battle of Fallen Timbers
The Battle of Cuyahoga Falls

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William Henry Harrison served as one of the first governors of what U.S. territory that would become the 19th state?
Florida
Tennessee
Ohio
Indiana

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When William Henry Harrison ran for President, he ran under what party's banner?
The Democrats
The Whigs
The Republicans
The Know-Nothings

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Due to his military and political experience, William Henry Harrison was selected to serve as a minister from America to what South/Central American power that reigned for a short but influential period of time?
Pax Venezuelos
Gran Colombia
The Federation of Bolivia
The Post-Spanish American Empire

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Harrison was elected to the presidency thanks in part to his legendary slogan. Which of the following was Harrison's slogan when he ran for the presidency?
"America Born Forever"
"Let the General Call on You"
"Tippecanoe and Tyler Too"
"I Want You"

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What was the name of Harrison's running-mate and eventual successor to the presidency after Harrison's death?
William Henry Harrison Quiz
Peter Tyler
Oliver Tyler
John Tyler
Zachary Tyler

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Another major military victory for William Henry Harrison came when he led the American forces that won what battle that cost Tecumseh his life?
The Battle of the Thames
The Battle of Cuyahoga Falls
The Battle of the Ohio River
The Battle of Point Pleasant

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William Henry Harrison won the presidency by beating out what previous President in the Election of 1840?
Andrew Jackson
Zachary Taylor
James Buchanan
Martin Van Buren

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For how many days did William Henry Harrison serve in the office of President of the U.S.?
7
15
31
62

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Harrison is suspected to have contracted the illness that took his life as a result of which of the following?
Standing in the rain during his Inaugural Address.
Smoking a pipe daily since he was eight.
Inhaling smoke from a burning building as he entered the building to search for survivors.
Experimenting with remedies and drugs brewed by self-professed "mystics."

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What is the name of the grandson of William Henry Harrison who would also go on to become President of the United States?
Rutherford B. Hayes
Benjamin Harrison
Andrew Johnson
Michael Harrison

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