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Presidential Hobbies

From John Quincy Adams (1825–1829) to Richard Nixon (1969–1974), the hobbies of Presidents have represented the changing nature of leisure activities for Americans. Match the Presidents with their hobbies, and, by extension, the hobbies with their era. Even Presidents need to have a little fun sometimes.

1. John Quincy Adams

2. Andrew Jackson

3. Woodrow Wilson

4. Calvin Coolidge

5. Richard Nixon

A. Bowling

B. Telling dialect jokes

C. Riding mechanical horses

D. Skinny dipping in the Potomac

E. Cockfighting

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