The president's residence wasn't always officially known as the White House. During whose administration was that name adopted?

  • John Adams
  • Theodore Roosevelt correct

    Theodore Roosevelt was the first president to make the White House name official, using it on his stationery. Before that, the building was known as the "Executive Mansion" or the "President's Palace."

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Franklin Roosevelt
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