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US President

US presidents

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Known as Father of the Nation, first president of the United States 1. George Washington
Second president - "who took upon himself the responsibility of the peace with France in the year 1800.” 2. John Adams
Third President - purchase of Louisiana, doubled the size of US 3. Thomas Jefferson
Fourth President - presided over the War of 1812, a conflict that was crucial in establishing the United States as truly independent. Began the era of good feelings 4. James Madison
Written by Francis Scott key, Set to the tune of an old English drinking song, it would later be adopted as the U.S. national anthem. Star spangled banner
Established The Monroe Doctrine: Declaring that we would intervene with any European power that tried to colonize land in the Americas, Monroe helped establish a long-standing foreign policy for the U.S 5. James Monroe
He invested to improve infrastructure, creating canals and roads that helped connect a growing nation within US - sixth president 6. John Quincy Adams
Formed the democratic party - creating two party system 7. Andrew Jackson
eigth president who was Dutch and grew up speaking the language of his ancestors, and the first self-made man to become president, having been born into poverty and pulled himself up by his very American bootstraps. 8. Martin Van Buren
ninth president - served for a month before his death. His campaign utilised his charming nature -a relatable friendly man 9. William Henry Harrison
tenth president - first vice president to ascend to the presidency upon the death of the president. 10. John Tyler
Under this president, the U.S. Naval Academy and the Smithsonian Institution opened, and the first postage stamps were issued. 11. James Polk
Started the process of bringing California into US, establishing a state constitution that abolished slavery 12. Zachary Taylor
first president to lead the U.S. toward expansion of trade in the Far East 13. Millard Fillmore
he became the first president to hire a full-time bodyguard 14. Franklin Pierce
His unwillingness to entertain abolishing slavery lead to civil war 15. John Buchanan
Abolished slavery and started the United States on the path toward becoming a truly free and equal country 16. Abraham Lincoln
Which US presidents died in office of natural causes Zachary Taylor, William Henry Harrison, Franklin D Roosevelt, Warren G Harding
Which US presidents were assassinated in office. Abraham Lincoln, John F Kennedy, James A. Garfield, William Mckinley
first president to be impeached. Charged with violation of the Tenure of Office Act, Johnson was acquitted by just one vote. 17. Andrew Johnson
He brought the Reconstruction era near its close, championed the rights of freed slaves, giving black men the right to vote and working to prosecute Ku Klux Klan leaders. 18. Ulysses S. Grant
One of the closest and most hotly contested elections in U.S. history, lost popular vote but won electoral vote 19. Rutherford B Hayes
Second president to be assassinated, second shortest tenure, 20th president 20. James A. Garfield
A champion of civil rights, He secured better educational opportunities for Native Americans, though many of his efforts toward civil rights were blocked by resistance from Congress and the Southern Democrats. 21. Chester A. Arthur
He was the only president to serve two terms that didn’t occur back to back. 22+24. Grover Cleveland
he wasn’t the first bachelor to be elected president, he was the first and, to this day, only president to be married at the White House. 22+24. Grover Cleveland
As the 20th century approached, he became the first president to be filmed. 22+24. Grover Cleveland
Imperialist who brought new territories into U.S. control — Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Philippines. 25. William McKinley
he signed Sherman Anti-Trust Act into law. Designed to protect consumers from the negative effects of cartels and monopolies, it’s still important today. 23. Benjamin Harrison
Elected at 42,he is remembered for his charisma, which revived an office that was beginning to seem sleepy and ineffectual. He placed the office of president back at the center stage of the U.S. 26. Theodore Roosevelt
An academic and a legal thinker, he was the only president who also served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. 27. William Howard Taft
signed the Indian Citizenship Act, giving full citizenship to all Native Americans, and he helped squash the influence of the Ku Klux Klan. 30. Calvin Coolidge
signed the peace treaty that ended U.S. involvement in World War I 29. Warren G. Harding
he was the first president elected after women nationwide had gained the right to vote. 29. Warren G. Harding
President during world war 1 28. Woodrow Wilson
at the end of his presidency marked beginning of Prohibition at — though he vetoed the Volstead Act, Congress passed it anyway. 28. Woodrow Wilson
worked to bring the U.S. out of the Great Depression with public works projects, increased tariffs and higher taxes on top income brackets, but the economy continued to spiral out of control throughout his single term 31. Herbert Hoover
led US out of the Great Depression and brought America into World War II 32. Franklin D. Roosevelt
He was the only president elected to more than two terms and longest serving President ever 32. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Presided over the beginning of Korean war (1950-1953) and Cold war (1947-1990) 33. Harry S. Truman
“There must be no second class citizens in this country. " whose policy is this 34. Dwight D Eisenhower 1953-1961
His term was a time of great change in the U.S. and around the world, with the Vietnam War, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Civil Rights Movement — it’s hard to pick a single legacy he leaves. 35. John F Kennedy 1961-63
His Voting Rights Act ended discrimination in voting, and he proudly nominated the first black Supreme Court justice, Thurgood Marshall. 36. Lyndon B Johnson
signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, officially ending most forms of segregation 36. Lyndon B Johnson (1963-9)
Impeached due to involvement in Watergate scandal 37. Richard Nixon (1969-74)
Only president that was not elected to President or Vice President to office. 38. Gerald Ford
Ended involvement in Vietnam war 38. Gerald Ford (1974-77)
Longest US combat involvement in a war Vietnam war (1955-1975)
Under which President did US enter Vietnam war John F Kennedy initiated sending troops to Vietnam but it was President Lyndon Johnson who escalated the participation in Vietnam war.
one-term president who went on to found Habitat for Humanity and win a Nobel Peace Prize 39. Jimmy Carter (1977-81)
first years in office were marked by escalating tensions with Communist nations, heightening fears of nuclear war. 40. Ronald Reagan (1981-89)
During his two terms he increased defense spending 35 percent 40. Ronald Reagan
He helped bring about the end of the cold war and led the U.S. during the Gulf War. 41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
signed several major initiatives into law, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, which protected the civil rights of citizens living with numerous physical and mental health conditions, and the Immigration Act of 1990 41. George H. W. Bush (1989-1993)
Signed the NAFTA into law 42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001)
launched a "War on Terror", an international military campaign that included the war in Afghanistan in 2001 and the Iraq War in 2003 43. George W. Bush (2001 - 2009)
He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO. 33. Harry S Truman 1945-1953
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