GROVER CLEVELAND GEOGRAPHY QUIZ

GROVER CLEVELAND GEOGRAPHY QUIZ

 

  1. WHERE ARE THE CLEVELAND MOUNTAINS?

 

  1. WHERE DID THE CLEVELAND FAMILY MOVE TO AFTER LEAVING CALDWELL?

 

  1. WHEN AMERICAN BUSINESSMEN STAGED A COUP AND OVERTHREW A SMALL COUNTRY THEY CONVINCED THE SEATE TO ANNEX THE COUNTRY. CLEVELAND VETOED THE ANNEXATION AND LED THE FIGHT AGAINST AMERICAN IMPERIALISM.

WHAT COUNTRY WAS THAT?

 

  1. GROVER CLEVELAND VISITED THIS CITY TO MAKE A SPEECH AT THE COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION. WAHT CITY WAS THAT?

 

  1. CLEVELAND’S FIRST ELECTED PUBIC OFFICE WAS IN WHAT COUNTY IN WHAT STATE?

 

  1. THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATING CONVENTION IN 1888 WAS SO HOT DELEGATES TIED RED BANDANAS AROUND THEIR NECKS TO ABSORB THE SWEAT THE BANDANAS’ DYE RAN AND THE DELEGATES BECAME KNOWN AS “RED NECKS”. WHAT WAS THAT CITY?

 

7  GREAT BRITAIN WAS ATTEMPTING TO EXPAND ITS HOLDINGS IN LATIN AMERICA BY FORCING A BOUNDARY SHIFT.  PRESIDENT CLEVELAND INVOKED THE MONROE DOCTRINE AND THE THREAT STOPPED THE BRITISH IMPERIALISTS.  WHAT LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRY WAS BEING THREATENED BY BRITISH IMPERIALISM?

 

  1. WHAT TERRITORIES BECAME STATES DURING PRESIDENT CLEVELAND’S TERMS IN OFFICE?

 

  1. GREY GABLES, A CLEVELAND HOME COMPOUND, BECAME THE SUMMER WHITE HOUSE. IN WHAT STATE WAS GREY GABLES?

 

  1. AFTER HIS SECOND TERM PRESIDENT CLEVELAND RETIRED TO WHAT TOWN AND STATE?

 

  1. PRESIDENT CLEVELAND TOOK A BOAT RIDE TO HAVE SOME SURGERY DONE IN PRIVATE. WHAT BODY OF WATER WAS THAT?

 

  1. PRESIDENT CLEVELAND USED AN INJUNCTION AND FEDERAL TROOPS TO STOP THE PULLMAN WORKERS’ STRIKE. WHERE?

 

  1. WHERE WERE THE CLEVELANDS MARRIED?

 

14.TO PROTECT THE GRASS, A LAW WAS PASSED IN 1882 TO PREVENT TRESPASSING BY DEMONSTRATING GROUPS.  WHEN JACOB S. COXEY’S ARMY, THE FIRST MASS LABOR PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION, ARRIVED THE POLICE ARRESTED THE LEAERS AND THE MOUNTED POLIE BEAT THE FOLLOWERS WITH BILLIE CLUBS.  WHERE DID THIS EVENT TAKE PLACE?

 

  1. PRESIDENT CLEVELAND WAS A GOVERNOR AS WELL. IN WHICH STATE?

 

 

 

ANSWERS TO CLEVELAND GEOGRAPHY QUIZ

 

  1. IN NORTHERN YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND. CLEVELAND DEVELOPED FROM “CLIFFSLAND”, THE LOCAL NAME.  THERE IS ALSO A CLEVELAND NATIONAL FOREST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GIVEN THAT NAME BY PRESIDENT TEDDY ROOSEVELT IN HONOR OF HIS FRIEND GROVER.  THERE ARE TWO MORE CLEVELAND MOUNTAINS. ONE IN MONTANA AND ONE IN ALASKA.

 

  1. FAYETTEVILLE, NEW YORK. GROVER’S FATHER SERVED IN SEVERAL PARISHES IN THE REGION NEAR THE ERIE CANAL.  THE CLEVELANDS TRAVELLED FROM CALDWELL TO FAYETTEVILLE BY WAGON, HUDSON RIVER STEAM BOARD AND THE ERIE CANAL.

 

  1. HAWAII. CLEVELAND INVITED THE OVERTHROWN QUEEN TO THE WHITE HOUSE.

 

  1. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. THE EXPOSITION NOT ONLY HONORED THE MEMORY OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS BUT ALSO FEATURED BUFFALO BILL AND THE WILD WEST SHOW.

 

  1. CLEVELAND WAS THE HANGING SHERIFF OF ERIE COUNTY, NEW YORK. HE EXECUTED TWO MEN AS PART OF THE JOB.

 

  1. SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI.

 

  1. VENEZUELA.

 

  1. UTAH, ON JANUARY 4, 1896. CLEVELAND WAS THE END OF HIS SECOND TERM; MOST OF THE TERRITORIES IN THE UPPER NORTHWEST WERE VOTED IN BY THE REPUBLICANS DURING THE PRECEDING TERM.

 

  1. MASSACHUSETTS. THE COMPOUND IS ON THE CAPE COD CANAL AND WHEN SOLD LATER BECAME A RESORT HOTEL.

 

  1. PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY. IN HIS RETIREMENT, GROVER BECAME A TRUSTEE OF THE LOCAL COLLEGE.

 

  1. PULLMAN, ILLINOIS. MAY 11, 1894.

 

  1. THE LONG ISLAND SOUND. IN THE SUMMER OF 1893 DURING THE GREATEST DEPRESSION OF THE 19TH C, HE HAD A CANCER REMOVED FROM HIS JAW AND PART OF THE JAW ITSELF, ALL DONE FROM THE INSIDE SO HIS FACE WOULD LOOK THE SAME;   THE MOUSTACHE COVERED THE AREA OF THE SURGERY.  IT WAS A BIG SECRET.

 

  1. IN THE WHITE HOUSE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OR WASHINGTON, D. C. THE ONLY BACHELOR PRESIDENT TO E MARRIED IN THE WHITE HOUSE.

 

  1. THE CAPITOL, WASHINGTON D. C. 1894. COXEY WAS PUSHED DOWN THE STEPS ONTO THE GRASS AND ARRESTED FOR TRESPASSING  COXEY SAID, “ I APPRECIATE AS WELL AS ANYONE ELSE THE FACT THAT THE PRESERVATION OF THE GRASS AROUND THE CAPITOL IS OF MORE IMPORTANCE THAN SAVING THOUSANDS FROM STARVATION.”

 

  1. NEW YORK. HE ROSE FROM MAYOR OF BUFFALO TO BE GOVERNOR TO BE PRESIDENT IN JUST THREE YEARS.

 

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