The Election of President Nixon


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Who was shot and killed while campaigning for President during the election of 1968?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Which third-party candidate from Alabama held segregationalist and racist views?

2. Which war was taking place during the election of 1968?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display what you know about the 37th United States President, Richard Nixon. You will be tested on Nixon's election and the war that was taking place at the time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • What candidate was assassinated during the election of 1968
  • The third-party candidate from Alabama who had racist views
  • War that was going on during the election
  • Democratic nominee for president

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Nixon
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Democratic Party in 1968
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about war in a different light and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the legacy of Nixon, review the accompanying lesson The Election of President Nixon. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Nixon serving as Dwight D. Eisenhower's vice president from 1953-1961
  • Explores Nixon running for president in 1960
  • Explains the war and unrest going on during the 1968 election
  • Covers the Watergate scandal