in U.S. History
by Chris Rowan
1642 the first class graduated from Harvard — the nation's oldest
In 1823 Alexander Lucius Twilight became the first black American
to earn a degree when he graduated from Middlebury College in
In 1841 Oberlin College in Ohio, the first co-educational institution
in the United States, began granting degrees to women.
In 1849 Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in the United
States to receive a medical degree (from Geneva College in New
In 1850 Lucy Ann Stanton became the first black American woman
to earn a college degree when she graduated from Oberlin College.
was the first U.S. President to graduate from college? Where did
he attend? When did he graduate?
(2) Although 26 Presidents were lawyers, only one attended Harvard
Law School. Which President?
(3) Which of these Presidents never attended Harvard:
(a) John Quincy Adams (b) William Howard Taft (c) Theodore Roosevelt
(d) Franklin D. Roosevelt (e) James Monroe
(4) Which President dropped out of Princeton but graduated from
(5) How many Presidents never attended any college?
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