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.

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?




2.

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.”




3.

Who said of her role as First Lady, “I do not belong to the public; my character is wholly domestic, and the public have nothing to do with it.”




4.

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

Laura Bush



5.

Which First Lady owned this gown?

Martha Washington



6.

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?




7.

Which First Lady made the following statement: “The role of First Lady is whatever the First Lady wants it to be.”




8.

Along with her role as First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush was also First Lady of Texas. How many other national First Ladies were also First Ladies of a state?




9.

Who described the role of First Lady by saying, “The First Lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person, her husband.”




10.

Who described the difficulties of being First Lady by saying, “The First Lady is going to be criticized no matter what she does. If she does too little. If she does too much. And I think you just have to be yourself and do the best you can.”




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