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.

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?




2.

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?




3.

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?




4.

One of Mrs. Laura Bush’s favorite events at the White House was the yearly Easter Egg Roll. Which of the following statements about First Ladies and their involvement with the Easter Egg Roll is not true?




5.

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.”




6.

As First Lady, Laura Bush continued her dedication to education. Which First Lady is not correctly matched with one of her favorite causes?





7.

Mrs. Laura Bush married President George W. Bush only three months after meeting him. Which other Presidential couples have had whirlwind courtships, getting married less than six months after meeting?




8.

Which First Lady wore this gown at her husband’s inauguration?

Eleanor Roosevelt



9.

Which First Lady owned this gown?

Martha Washington



10.

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.”




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