Who Knew? U.S. Presidential Trivia
Which president was the first to visit all 50 states? How many presidents died while in office? Put your knowledge to the test and read up on these historical fast facts.
Just 11 weeks remain in the race for the White House. Thousands of Republican Party faithful will gather in New York City next week to nominate George W. Bush as their candidate for a second term as U.S. President. Last month Democrats anointed Massachusetts Senator John Kerry as their party's choice to lead the country. Ralph Nader, meanwhile, leads the list of independent and third-party candidates who are seeking the nation's top political job.
Getting into the campaign spirit, we compiled the following presidential trivia:
The smallest President was James Madison (Presidential term 1809-17). The fourth President, Madison stood 5 feet, 4 inches (163 centimeters) tall and weighed less than 100 pounds (45 kilograms).