Quiz: Andrew Johnson or Andrew Jackson

After hearing the Reverend Al Sharpton discussing President Andrew Jackson on his television show this evening, it quickly became apparent that he was confusing President Andrew Jackson with President Andrew Johnson.  It made me wonder who else may be confusing the two men.

Take this short quiz to see how well you are able to distinguish the two President Andrews.

1) Which one was from Tennessee?

a) Andrew Jackson
b) Andrew Johnson
c)  Both men

2) Who was the first President that was neither an Adams from Massachusetts or a plantation owner from Virginia?

a) Andrew Jackson
b) Andrew Johnson

3) Who was a slave owner?

a) Andrew Jackson
b) Andrew Johnson

4) Who served as a mayor, congressman, senator, military governor, and vice president? Bonus question: Who’s vice president was he?

a) Andrew Jackson
b) Andrew Johnson

5) Who was the first President to be impeached? Bonus question. The impeachment vote failed by one vote. Who cast the vote that saved him from being impeached?

a) Andrew Jackson
b) Andrew Johnson

6) Who served as an Army general, a congressman, and a senator?

a) Andrew Jackson
b) Andrew Johnson

7) Who sought to advance the rights of the “common man” against a “corrupt aristocracy”?

a) Andrew Jackson
b) Andrew Johnson

8) Who was the only senator from a succeeding Southern state who did not resign his Senate seat?

a) Andrew Jackson
b) Andrew Johnson

9) Who was the only president to completely pay off the national debt?

a) Andrew Jackson
b) Andrew Johnson

10) Who did not support equal rights for African-Americans?

a) Andrew Jackson
b) Andrew Johnson
c) Both men

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