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NY Presidents pop quiz #6

FDR cutoutIn honor of Presidents Day, AOA has decided to slack off today. A little bit. But only because we're honoring the presidents. And with that in mind, we've put together a little presidential pop quiz -- we'll be posting one question for each of the six presidents from New York today.

Question: What New York president took the name for his economic plan from a Mark Twain story, created a tax bracket that affected only one man and was warned by a presidential predecessor not to take the job?

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NY Presidents Pop Quiz #5

van buren cutoutIn honor of Presidents Day, AOA has decided to slack off today. A little bit. But only because we're honoring the presidents. And with that in mind, we've put together a little presidential pop quiz -- we'll be posting one question for each of the six presidents from New York today.

Question: Which New York president, just 5 feet 6 inches tall, was nicknamed "The Little Magician." And during his presidency the role of first lady was not filled by his wife.

The answer's after the jump.

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NY Presidents Pop Quiz #4

Arthur cutoutIn honor of Presidents Day, AOA has decided to slack off today. A little bit. But only because we're honoring the presidents. And with that in mind, we've put together a little presidential pop quiz -- we'll be posting one question for each of the six presidents from New York today.

Question: Which New York president had to give the White House a makeover before moving in? He also -- like Barack Obama -- took the oath of office twice upon becoming president.

The answer's after the jump.

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NY Presidents Pop Quiz #3

T Roosevelt cutoutIn honor of Presidents Day, AOA has decided to slack off today. A little bit. But only because we're honoring the presidents. And with that in mind, we've put together a little presidential pop quiz -- we'll be posting one question for each of the six presidents from New York today.

Question:Which New York president was the first U.S. president to win a Nobel Peace Prize? But years earlier, as a Sunday school teacher, he gave a kid $1 reward for fighting, and eventually lost the sight in one eye in a brawl of his own.

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NY Presidents Pop Quiz #2

Cleveland cutoutIn honor of Presidents Day, AOA has decided to slack off today. A little bit. But only because we're honoring the presidents. And with that in mind, we've put together a little presidential pop quiz -- we'll be posting one question for each of the six presidents from New York today.

Question: Which New York president hanged two men and had a reputation has an honest -- and very average -- man? He also holds a special place in the lineup of presidents.

The answer's after the jump.

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NY Presidents Pop Quiz #1

Fillmore cutoutIn honor of Presidents Day, AOA has decided to slack off today. A little bit. But only because we're honoring the presidents. And with that in mind, we've put together a little presidential pop quiz -- we'll be posting one question for each of the six presidents from New York today.

Question: Which New York president started the University at Buffalo (even though he was a Know Nothing) and has been erroneously hailed as the man who brought the first bathtub to the White House?

The answer's after the jump.

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I don't understand how people give such leeway to expensive highway boondoggles like this one as compared to the scrutiny the Albany Skyway project is receiving. Sure, there's certainly things to criticize with the Skyway project, but this project appears to save drivers 30 seconds on their way to the Airport at the cost of $50 million dollars! How is this not receiving five times the scrutiny and outrage that the skyway project is receiving?!? Imagine how much good we could do if that $50 million were spent in the City of Albany...

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