Trivia: Which of these Presidents was NOT carved into Mount Rushmore in 1927?
The correct answer is James Madison
So why is this answer correct? : Gutzon Borglum, the sculptor behind Mount Rushmore, was also the person to choose which Presidents would appear in his masterpiece — and founding father James Madison didn’t make the cut. According to Borglum, he chose Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln because he felt they represented the most important events in U.S. history.