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FC: The 44 Presidents By: Jake W. & Sawyer K.

1: George Washington 1st President | Political Party: None Terms Served: 2 (1789-1796) Achievements: -Created the Cabinet -Elected first President of the United States -Supported neutrality during French & British war -Leader of the Continental Army Vice President: John Adams

2: John Adams 2nd President, 1st in White House | Terms Served: 2 (1796-1800) Political Party: Federalist Achievements: -1st Vice President -Was one of the leaders in the American Revolution -Helped negotiate the Treaty of Paris -Was a lawyer before interested in politics Vice President: Thomas Jefferson

3: Thomas Jefferson 3rd President | Terms Served: 2 (1800-1808) Political Party: Democratic-Republican Achievements: -Author of the Declaration of Independence -Governor of Virginia -During Presidency, Louisiana Purchase occurred -Founded University of Virginia Vice President: Aaron Burr & George Clinton

4: James Madison 4th President | Terms Served: 2 (1808-1816) Political Party:Democratic-Republican Achievements: -Founded the Dem.-Repub. Party -Composed first drafts of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights -Contributed to the Declaration of Independence -Was a founding father Vice President: George Clinton & Elbridge Gerry

5: James Monroe 5th President | Terms Served: 2 (1816-1824) Political Party: Democratic-Republican Achievements: -Strengthened Foreign Policy -Fought with the Continental Army -Was a US Senator and Governor of Virginia -Acquired Florida from the Spanish Vice President: Daniel Tompkins

6: John Quincy Adams 6th President | Terms Served: 1 (1824-1828) Political Party: Democratic-Republican Achievements: -Was also a Senator -Helped negotiate the Treaty of Ghent -Opposed Slavery -Supported Freedom of Speech Vice President: John C. Calhoun

7: Andrew Jackson 7th President | Terms Served: 2 (1828-1836) Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Became a Lawyer -Was a military hero during revolution -Became leader of the Democratic Party -Opposed the Whig party Vice President: John C. Calhoun & Martin Van Buren

8: MArtin Van Buren 8th President | Terms Served: 1 (1836-1840) Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -First President to be born in the US -Was a US senator -Helped form Democratic Party -Lost the second election run to James K. Polk Vice President: Richard Mentor Johnson

9: William Henry Harrison 9th President | Terms Served: 1 Month (1840-Deceased) Political Party: Whig Achievements: -Served only 1 month before dying -Fought in Army against Natives -Served as governor of Indian territory -First President to die in office Vice President: John Tyler

10: John Tyler 10th President | Terms Served: 1 (1840-1844) Political Party: Whig Achievements: -Was a state Legislature at age 21 -Was governor of Virginia -He was trialled to impeachment but remained in office -Elected to Confederate Congress Vice President: N/A

11: James K. Polk 11th President | Terms Served: 1 (1844-1848) Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Expanded American territory -Was governor of Tennessee -Reduced tariffs -Reformed Nations Bank Vice President:John M. Dallas

12: Zachary Taylor 12th President | Terms Served: 1/2 (1848-Deceased) Political Party: Whig Achievements: -Served in the Army for 4 decades -Was a war hero during the Mexican War -Did not want the nation to split up -Fell ill and died Vice President: Millard Fillmore

13: Millard Fillmore 13th President | Terms Served: 1/2 (1848-1852) Political Party: Whig Achievements: -Was a Lawyer -Served 4 terms in Congress -Opposed Slavery -His compromise ruined his chances of winning the next election Vice President: N/A

14: Franklin Pierce 14th President | Terms Served: 1 (!852-1856) Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Won an election that inducted him in to the US House of Representatives -Served a term as a Senator -Signed Kansas-Nebraska act -Signing the act lost him the votes in Nebraska Vice President: William R. King

15: James Buchanan 15th President | Terms Served: 1 (1856-1860) Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Was in the Pennsylvania Legislature -Served in both houses of Congress -Became a foreign diplomat -Was also the US Secretary of State Vice President: John C. Breckinridge

16: Abraham Lincoln 16th President | Terms Served: 1 1/2 (1860-1865-Deceased) Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Was a self-taught Lawyer -Hated slavery -President during the Civil war -Was assassinated Vice President: Andrew Johnson

17: Andrew Johnson 17th President | Terms Served: 1 (1865-1868) Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -First President to be Impeached -Used to be a Tailor -Served in Tennessee Legislature -Only Southern President to remain loyal to the Union Vice President: N/A

18: Ulysses S. Grant 18th President | Terms Served: 2 (1868-1876) Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Commanded the Union Army -Graduated from West Point -After War, he became a National Hero -Worked to reconstruct America to be one country again Vice President: Schuyler Colfax

19: Rutherford B. Hayes 19th President | Terms Served: 1 (1876-1880) Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Withdrew troops from reconstruction states -Only wanted one term -N/A -N/A Vice President: William A. Wheeler

20: James A. Garfield 20th President | Terms Served: 3 Months (1880-Deceased) Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Was a self-made man -Fought for the Union -Was a Major General -Was assassinated Vice President: Chester Arthur

21: Chester A. Arthur 21st President | Terms Served: 1 (1880-1884) Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Advocated for Civil Service Reform -Was A New York City Lawyer -Signed the Pendleton Act -Had poor health and did not run again Vice President: N/A

22: Grover Cleveland 22nd President | Terms Served: 2 (1884-1888) Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Known as a Political Reformer -Only president to serve 2 nonconsecutive terms -Was a Lawyer -Also was the Mayor of Buffalo Vice President: Thomas A. Hendricks

23: Benjamin Harrison 23rd President | Terms Served: 1 (1888-1892) Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Had many Foreign Policy goals -Signed the Sherman Antitrust Act -After Presidency, became a lawyer -Lost election to Grover Cleveland Vice President: Levi P. Morton

24: Grover Cleveland 24th President | Terms Served: 2 (1892-1896) Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Known as a Political Reformer -Only president to serve 2 nonconsecutive terms -Was a Lawyer -Also was the mayor of Buffalo Vice President: Adlai E. Stevenson

25: William McKinley 25th President | Terms Served: 1 (1896-1900) Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Served in Congress -Governor of Ohio -Led nation into War with Spain -Assassinated by a deranged Anarchist Vice President: Garret Hobart

26: Theodore Roosevelt 26th President | Terms Served: About 2 (1900-1907) Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Was a dedicated Conservationist -Saved over 200 Million Acres for National Forest, Reserves, and Parks -Won a Nobel Peace Prize -Started the building of the Panama Canal Vice President: Charles W. Fairbanks

27: William Howard Taft 27th President | Terms Served: 1 (1908-1812) Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Was a Judge in the Ohio Superior Court -Was also the Secretary of War -Formed his own Progressive Party -Appointed Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court Vice President: James S. Sherman

28: Woodrow Wilson 28th President | Terms Served: 2 (1912-1920) Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Led America through WWI -Was a College Professor -Governor of New Jersey -Received Nobel Peace Prize Vice President: Thomas R. Marshall

29: Warren G. Harding 29th President | Terms Served: 1 1/2 Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Was an Ohio Legislator -Served in US Senate -Teapot Dome Scandal ruined his reputation after death -Favored Pro-Business Policies Vice President: Calvin Coolidge

30: Calvin Coolidge 30th President | Terms Served: 1/2 Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Was a governor of Massachusetts -Provided a model stability -Favored Tax Cuts and limited government spending -Some policies helped develop the Great Depression Vice President: Charles G. Dawes

31: Herbert Hoover 31st President | Terms Served: 1 Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Blamed for Great Depression -Was a Mining Engineer -He did not realize that Millions were desperate -Got beat by Franklin D. Roosevelt Vice President: Charles Curtis

32: Franklin D. Roosevelt 32nd President | Terms Served: 3 1/2 Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Was Governor of New York -Acted to restore public confidence -Led the US into WWII -Developed groundwork for the United Nations Vice President: John Nance Garner

33: Harry S. Truman 33rd President | Terms Served: 2 Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Made decision to use atomic bomb against Japan -Worked to contain Communism -Led US into Korean War -Was a county judge in Missouri Vice President: Alben W. Barkley

34: Dwight D. Eisenhower 34th President | Terms Served: 2 Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Western-Europe -Managed Cold-War tensions with the Soviet Union -Ended War in Korea -Commanded CIA in anti-communist operations Vice President: Richard Nixon

35: John F. Kennedy 35th President | Terms Served: 1 1/2 Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Had a really good education -Was a military hero -Elected into Congress -Provided support for Civil Rights Movement Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson

36: Lyndon B. Johnson 36th President | Terms Served: 1/2 Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Served in US House of Representatives -And in US Senate -Wanted to create a "Great Society" -Led US into Vietnam War Vice President: Hubert Humphrey

37: Richard Nixon 37th President | Terms Served: 1 1/2 Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Only President to resign from office -Was a Republican Congressman -Was a Senator from California -Formed diplomatic ties with China and the Soviet Union Vice President: Gerald Ford

38: Gerald Ford 38th President | Terms Served: 1/2 Political Party: Republican Achievements: -First unelected President -Long-Time Congressman -Restored Public Confidence -Was a High School Football Star Vice President: Nelson Rockefeller

39: Jimmy Carter 39th President | Terms Served: 1 Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Reopened US relations with China -Served during time of MiddleEast Crisis -Later was a diplomat -And an author Vice President: Walter Mondale

40: Ronald Reagan 40th President | Terms Served: 2 Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Former Actor -Was a California Governor -Cut many Taxes -He negotiated a Nuclear arms reduction with Soviet Union Vice President: George H. W. Bush

41: George H. W. Bush 41st President | Terms Served: 1 Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Helped Kuwait in Iraqi Invasion -Forged an Army too send help -Took office during fall of the Soviet Union -Served as Vice President Vice President: Dan Quayle

42: Bill Clinton 42nd President | Terms Served: 2 Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Was Governor of Arkansas -Wanted Peace and Prosperity -Only President to be impeached -Was not charged Vice President: Al Gore

43: George W. Bush 43rd President | Terms Served: 2 Political Party: Republican Achievements: -Was Governor of Texas -Established Department of Homeland Security -Ordered invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq -Served two terms Vice President: Dick Cheney

44: Barack Obama 44th President | Terms Served: Current (2008- President Political Party: Democrat Achievements: -Was a Senator of Illinois -First African-American President -Ended War in Iraq -Killed Osama Bin Laden Vice President: Joe Biden

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