Presidents Day Pop Quiz: Funny Money Facts About the Men in the Oval Office

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Presidents day money one dollar billEven when it comes to U.S. presidents whose faces aren't on bills and coins, discussions about America's commanders in chief frequently come back down to money. Whether the question is campaign donations or advances on memoirs, shady deals or funding for libraries, and of course, economic ups and downs (I'm looking at you, President Hoover!) it's hard to separate White House occupants from their money connections.

In honor of Presidents Day, we've compiled a list of some fun and surprising financial facts about the men who control -- and sometimes end up -- on the nation's money. Take a peek!





Bruce Watson is a senior features writer for DailyFinance. You can reach him by e-mail at bruce.watson@teamaol.com, or follow him on Twitter at @bruce1971.


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setanta_1

let's slap up some FACTS on obummer-
clintonZ
pelosi
etc.

February 18 2013 at 11:01 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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setanta_1

clinton body count clinton criminal page pelosi gorbachev pelosi signed off on a fraud
obama social security numbers passport foreign student aid never vetted
media
education

get educated to what's BEEN going on .

February 18 2013 at 11:03 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Bryant Crawford

And did you know why Harrison only served a month? Thats Henry not George.


10 pts, hint: has to do with weather and length of speech.

February 17 2013 at 11:56 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
YourFtr

Number 8\'s wrong answer is B. Lyndon Johnson and a picture of Truman !!
The correct Answer and picture is Lyndon \"The Bane of the US\" Johnson and a picture of a buffoon!

February 17 2013 at 8:57 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
dusty754

So the answer for question 3 is Truman but the photo is Johnson and the answer for question 4 is Johnson and the photo is that of Truman.

February 17 2013 at 2:59 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
sadiemae1214

For all you youngsters complaining about food stamps, they were enacted by that fine republican president F.D.R. in 1939.

February 17 2013 at 2:14 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
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lawmutt55

Hope that was sarcasm. FDR was a Democrat.

February 17 2013 at 2:25 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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setanta_1

why would there be SARCASM for that @#$er fdr ?
socialist POS and obviously NOTHING IS TAUGHT about yalta/HIM and his uncle joe and let's not leave out his advisor,the commie alger hiss.
educate yourselves.

February 18 2013 at 9:16 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down
you old fart

Obama truly a wortless example the unemployment parasite programs President at least clinton could claim the Oral office as getting something for himself

February 17 2013 at 9:33 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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setanta_1

at least with lou_in_skeee it was consensual versus his arkansas daze when if he saw a woman he sent out the law enforcement to GO GET HER.

and braindead klintonist_UUHS will deny FACTS on superstuD.

February 18 2013 at 9:18 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
Chuck

How come the Truman answer has Johnson\'s picture?

February 16 2013 at 7:11 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
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sadiemae1214

That would be slide #8 and I thought I was the only one that noticed! Thanks.

February 17 2013 at 2:06 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
dusty754

And the Johnson answer has the Truman photo. Could have been worse, they could have had Lyndon\'s first name as Andrew.

February 17 2013 at 3:00 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
samuri.sansui

Obama will be on food stamp card.

February 16 2013 at 9:40 AM Report abuse -3 rate up rate down Reply
autumnwriter

In the quiz above the photos of Harry Truman and LBJ are interchanged from their proper positions in two of the questions.

February 16 2013 at 9:07 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
cpo1514

Barry is on the food stamp... many million in circulation.

February 16 2013 at 8:35 AM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply