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19 presidents

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George Washington (1789-19-797) (Virginia) "father of our country" Commander of the continental army during the American revolution . First president of the United States. No political party
John Adams (1797-1801) (Massachusetts) First Vice President of the United States . Second president of the United States . XYZ affair happened during his presidency . Federalist
Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) (Virginia) Wrote the declarations of independence . Responsible of the Louisiana purchase . Founder of the democratic-republican party
James Madison (1809-(1817) (Virginia) Called " the father of the constitution " . President during the war of 1812 . Democratic-Republican
James Monroe (1817-1825) (Virginia) President during the Era if good feeling . Florida was purchased during how presidency . Developed the first major American foreign policy (The Monroe doctrine) democratic - republican
John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) (Massachusetts) Son of the 2nd president John Adams . Lost the election of 1824 to Andrew Jackson but was chosen as president by congress . Democratic - republic
Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) ( Tennessee ) Hero of the Battle of New Orleans (war of 1812)Responsible fir the Indian removal act (tail of tears).The nullification crisis Destroys the power of the second bank of the US. Nickname were " old hickory , and the Common Man ''Founded the Democratic Party
Martin Van Buren (1837-1841) (New York) Panic of 1837. Democratic Party
William Henry Harrison ( March 4, 1841-April 4, 1841) (Virginia) Shortest serving president in the US history . 1rst president to die in office . Whig party
John Tyler (1841-1845) (Virginia ) First Vice President to become president due to death . Texas became a state during his presidency . Whig party
James K. Polk (1845-1849) ( Tennessee ) 1st president to have his election announced over the telegraph.Fully embraced manifest destiny.Settled the Oregon dispute.The Mexican war happened during his presidency.Gained the southern western part of the US (Mexican cession)nicknamed "Young Hickory"
Zachary Taylor ( March 4, 1845- July 9th , 1850) (Virginia) Second president that died In office . California became a state during his presidency . Whig party
Franklin pierce (1853-1857) ( New Hampshire ) Kansas - Nebraska act . Gadsden purchase . Democratic Party
James. Buchanan (1857-1861) ( Pennsylvania ) Dred Scott Supreme Court case happened during his presidency . 07 southern states broke away from the US and formed the confederate states . Democratic Party
Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865) (Illinois ) President during the civil war (1861-1865) pushed for the 13th amendment (abolish slavery ) famous speech Gettysburg address .1rst pres. To be assassinated .Abolished slavery , amansemation of slaves
Andrew Johnson (1865-1869) ( North Carolina ) 1rst president to be impeached ( congress wanted to remove him from office) passage of the 14th amendment ( made former slaves citizens) Democratic Party
Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877) (Ohio) Commanding general of the US during the civil war .passage of the 15th amendment ( African citizens can vote) southern reconstruction Republican Party
Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881) (Ohio) Dispute election settled by congress . Reconstruction ends with his election to the presidency . Republican Party
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