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 wore this gown for her husband's inauguration?

Laura Bush



2.

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




3.

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.”




4.

Which First Lady owned this gown?

Martha Washington



5.

No American President has ever been an only child, but several First Ladies, including Laura Bush, were. Which other First Ladies were only children?




6.

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?




7.

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?




8.

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.”




9.

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?




10.

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.”




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