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.

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.”




2.

Part of the First Lady’s role is to act as the official hostess of the White House; this includes overseeing grand events such as state dinners. Mrs. Laura Bush was in the White House for six state dinners. Which First Lady was the hostess for the first White House State Dinner?




3.

Which First Lady wore this inaugural gown?

Helen Taft



4.

Which President had three First Ladies?




5.

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




6.

Which First Lady wore this inaugural gown?

Barbara Bush



7.

Like all First Ladies, Laura Bush held a special role as a diplomat of the United States. However, two First Ladies were born in other countries. Can you name them?




8.

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




9.

Whose gown is this?

Nancy Reagan



10.

Mrs. Laura Bush was born in Midland, Texas. Which other First Lady is a native Texan?




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