Tuesday, July 6, 2010

History Trivia Quiz #1

Name five Civil War generals who served, either before or after the war, as college presidents. Also give the names of the colleges. (Answers in the comments.)

2 comments:

Rob Hardy said...

William T. Sherman, superintendent of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy, Pineville, LA (now Louisiana State University), 1859-1861

James A. Garfield, principal of Western Reserve Eclectic Institute, Hiram, OH (now Hiram College), 1857-1860

Robert E. Lee, president of Washington College, Lexington, VA (now Washington and Lee University), 1865-1870

Oliver O. Howard, president of Howard University, Washington, DC, 1869-1874

Joshua L. Chamberlain, president of Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, 1871-1883

laytonwoman3rd said...

3 out of 5 on the Generals, but only two of the colleges. I think that translates to about 50%, doesn't it? I'm not too proud of that.

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