President George W. Bush takes the oath of office to serve a second term as 43rd President of the United States, January 20, 2005, during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, and Jenna Bush listen as Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist administers the oath. (P44290-391)
The President & Family

First Ladies Trivia

1.

What does Mrs. Laura Bush have in common with First Ladies Abigail Adams and Mamie Eisenhower?




2.

Like all First Ladies, Laura Bush held a special role as a diplomat of the United States. However, one First Lady was born outside of the United States. Can you name her?




3.

Mrs. Laura Bush taught at an elementary school named after which First Lady’s husband?




4.

Which First Lady described her role, saying, “I live a very dull life here ... indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.”




5.

Since President George W. Bush was re-elected, Laura Bush is one of nine women who served as First Lady for two full consecutive terms. One First Lady held the title for two non-consecutive terms. Can you name her?




6.

Which First Lady spoke of her role saying, “There was a sense of detachment. This was I, and yet not I — this was the wife of the President and she took precedence over me.”




7.

Mrs. Laura Bush has a master’s degree in library science from the University of Texas at Austin. Can you name the other First Ladies with graduate degrees?




8.

Which First Lady wore this gown for her husband's inauguration?

Laura Bush



9.

Like most First Ladies, Laura Bush was able to serve the country as the wife of the President. How many First Ladies were not actually wives of the President?




10.

Mrs. Laura Bush has always been dedicated to education. Before becoming a librarian, Mrs. Bush was a teacher for four years. How many other First Ladies were also teachers?




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