Fact or Fiction Friday
Fact or Fiction Friday: Presidential Nicknames Edition
As the country gears up for the 2012 presidential race, we turn our attention to an important aspect of presidential history: The presidential nickname. Nearly every president has been given at least one. Some are funny, like Ronald Reagan's nickname "the Gipper," and some are reverent, like Abraham Lincoln's "the great emancipator," and some may have only been spoken behind the commander-in-chief's back. See if you can guess which of these statements about presidential nicknames are fact, and which are fiction.
Fact or Fiction?
Governor, U.S. President, U.S. Vice President, U.S. Representative / 1782 - 1862
Martin Van Buren was the eighth president of the United States. His shrewd dealings laid the foundations for the Democratic Party and the modern political machine.
Lawyer, Governor, Mayor, U.S. President / 1837 - 1908
The 22nd and 24th president, Grover Cleveland is the only POTUS to serve two nonconsecutive terms, as well as the first to be married in the White House.