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44 Great Men

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Barack Obama
44th President
Born Honolulu, Hawaii on August 4,1961
Political Party Democratic
Took office January 20,2009
Vice President Joe Biden
The first president from Hawaii
The first African-American president George Washington 1 st president of the United States of America
Born at Westmoreland County , Virginia on February 22,1732
Died at Mount Vernon , Virginia on December 14,1799
No political party
Took office April 30,1789
Left office March 4,1797
Vice President John Adams
He felt that regular bathing was unhealthy. George Washington teeth were made from wood . John Adams John Adams was the FIRST president to live in the White House This isnt true anymore but i still think the picture is funny :) Thomas Jefferson
3rd President
Born at Shadwell,Virginia on April 13,1743
Died at Charlottesville,Virginia July 4,1826
Political Party- Democratic-Republican
Took Office March 4,1801
Left Office March 4,1809
Vice President-Aaron Burr,George Clinton
The first President to be inaugurated at Wahington D.C
James Madison
4th President
Born at Port Conway,Virginia on March 16,1751
Died at Montpelier,Virgnia on June 28,1836
Political Party- Democratic-Republican
Took Office March4, 1809
Left Office March 4,1817
Vice President-George Clinton,Elbridge Gerry
Had to move residence out of the White House in 1814 after it was burned by the British
Smallest President at 5' 4", under 100 lbs. James Monroe
5th President
Born at Westmoreland County,Virginia on April 28,1758
Died at Albany,New York on July4, 1831
Political Party- Democratic-Republican
Took Office March 4,1817
Left Office March 4,1825
Vice President Daniel D.Tompkins
Monrovia, the capital city of the African nation of Liberia, is named after him.
Died on the 4th of July, 1831, following both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, who died on July 4, 1826 John Quincy Adams
6th President
Born at Braintree,Massachusetts on July 11,1767
Died at Washington D.Con February 23,1848
Political Party- Democratic-Republican, National Republican
Took Office March 4,1825
Left Office March 4, 1829
Vice President- John C. Calhoun
Son of the second President, John Adams
Andrew Jackson
7th President
Born at Waxhaws region,South Carolina on March 15,1767
Died at Nashville, Tennessee on June 8,1845
Political Party- Democratic
Took Office March 4, 1829
Left Office March 4, 1837
Vice President-John C.Calhoun,Martin Van Buren
Nicknamed"Old Hickory"
First President to ride in a train
Martin Van Buren
8th President
Born at Kinderhook, New York on December 5,1782
Died at Kinderhook, New York on July 24,1862
Political Party- Democratic
Took Office March 4,1837
Left Office March 4,1841
Vice President-Richard Mentor Johnson
First President to be born an American citizen(all previous Presidents had been born as British colonial subjects:
First President born an American citizen - (all before him were born in the British colonies) William Henry Harrison
9th President
Born at Charles City County,Virginia on February 9,1841
Died at Washington D.C on April 4,1841
Political Party- Whig
Took Office March 4,1841
Left Office April 4,1841
Vice President-John Tyler
Had the shortest term of any President- he died of pneumonia after only 32 days in office John Tyler
10th President
Born at Charles City County, Virginia on March 29,1790
Died at Richmond, Virginia on January 18,1862
Political Party- Whig
Took Office -April 4,1841
Left Office March ,1845
Vice President-None
The first Vice President to assume office when a sitting President died.
He was playing with marbles when he found out he'd won the election.
He had the most children. James K. Polk
11th President
Born at Pineville, North Carolina on November 2,1795
Died at Nashville, Tennessee on June 15,1849
Political Party- Democratic
Took Office- March 4,1845
Left Office March 4,1849
Vice President-George M. Dallas
Polk retired after a single term in office without seeking re-election,th first President to do so
First President to serve a nation from coast to coast Zachary Taylor
12th President
Born at Barboursville, Virginia on November 24,1784
Died atWashington D.C on July 9,1850
Political Party- Whig
Took Office March 4,1849
Left Office July 9,1850
Vice President-Millard Fillmore
Nicknamed "Old Rough and Ready"
He was the first president who had never held any previous political office. Franklin Pierce
14th President
Born at Hillsborough,New Hampshire on November 23,1804
Died at Concord,New Hampshire on October 8,1869
Political Party- Democratic
Took Office March 4, 1853
Left Office March 4, 1857
Vice President-William R.King
The only President from New Hampshire
Memorized his entire inaugural speech - 3,319 words
James Buchanan
15th President
Graduated fro Dickinson College -1809
Nickname - "Old Buck"
Born: April 23, 1791, in Cove Gap (near Mercersburg), Pennsylvania
Died: June 1, 1868, at Wheatland (near Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
(March 4, 1857 to March 3, 1861)
Political Party: Democratic
Never married, his niece was White House hostess
http://www.ipl.org George Walker Bush
43rd President
Born: July 6, 1946, in New Haven, Connecticut
Political Party: Republican
(January 20, 2001 to January 20, 2009)
Governor of Texas, 1995-2000
Vice President: Richard B. Cheney (2001-09)
Sat in class for 7 minutes after being announced of an attack on the World Trade Center (9/11)
Has a collection of over 250 signed baseballs William Jefferson Clinton
42nd President
Born: August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas
Political Party: Democrat
•Arkansas Attorney General, 1976-78
•Governor of Arkansas, 1978-80, 1982-92
Vice President: Albert Gore, Jr. (1993-2001) James Earl Carter, Jr.
39th President
Nickname: "Jimmy"
Born: October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia
Political Party: Democrat
Vice President: Walter F. Mondale (1977-81)
Was a peanut farmer
Gerald Rudolph Ford
38th President
Nickname: "Jerry"
Born: July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska
Died: December 26, 2006 in Rancho Mirage, California
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: Nelson A. Rockefeller
Held his daughter's High School prom in the White House Andrew Johnson(April 15, 1865 to March 3, 1869)
17th President
Born: December 29, 1808, in Raleigh, North Carolina
Died: July 31, 1875, in Carter's Station, Tennessee
Political Party: Democratic
Vice President: None
He is one of five Presidents who were never inaugurated.
He was the first President to be impeached. His trial in the Senate lead to him being acquitted by one vote. Ulysses S. Grant(March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1877)
18th President
Born: April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant, Ohio
Died: July 23, 1885, in Mount McGregor, New York
Political Party: Republican
Vice Presidents: Schuyler Colfax (1869-73); Henry Wilson (1873-75)
Was fined $20 for speeding with his horse and carriage Rutherford Birchard Hayes (March 4, 1877 to March 3, 1881)
19th President
Born: October 4, 1822, in Delaware, Ohio
Died: January 17, 1893, in Fremont, Ohio
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: William A. Wheeler
He signed the act that permitted women to plead before the Supreme Court.
First President to use a phone - his phone number was 1 James Abram Garfield (March 4, 1881 to September 19, 1881)
20th President
Born: November 19, 1831, in Orange, Ohio
Died: September 19, 1881, in Elberon, New Jersey
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: tiny U.S. flag Chester A. Arthur
On July 2, shot by Charles Julius Guiteau. Garfield died of blood poisoning on September 19.
He was the first president to campaign in two languages -- English and German Chester Alan Arthur
21st President
Born: October 5, 1829, in Fairfield, Vermont
Died: November 18, 1886, in New York, New York
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: None
Nickname: "The Gentleman Boss"; "Elegant Arthur"
Changed his pants several times a day - he owned 80 pairs of pants Grover Cleveland
22nd and 24th President
Born: March 18, 1837, in Caldwell, New Jersey
Died: June 24, 1908, in Princeton, New Jersey
Political Party: Democrat
Vice President: Thomas A. Hendricks (1885-89); Adlai E. Stevenson (1893-97)
Cleveland was the first executive movie star. In 1895, Alexander Black came to Washington and asked Cleveland to appear in "A Capital Courtship", his photoplay. He agreed to be filmed while signing a bill into law. "A Capital Courtship" was a big hit on the Lyceum Circuit. Grover Cleveland
President 24
•He was born Stephen Grover Cleveland.
•The only president's child born in the White House was Cleveland's daughter Esther.
•"Death and Destruction" was the name that Grover Cleveland gave to his favorite hunting rifle.
First and only President married in the White House Benjamin Harrison
23rd President
Born: August 20, 1833, in North Bend, Ohio
Died: March 13, 1901, in Indianapolis, Indiana
Political Party: Republican
Vice President Levi P. Morton (1889-93)
First President to have electric lights and a Christmas tree in the White House, grandson of William H. Harrison William McKinley
25th President
Born: January 29, 1843, in Niles, Ohio
Died: September 14, 1901, in Buffalo, New York
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: Garret A. Hobart (1897-99); Theodore Roosevelt (1901)
1898 Spanish-American War
First President to use campaign buttons Theodore Roosevelt
26th President
Born: October 27, 1858, in New York, New York
Died: January 6, 1919, in Oyster Bay, New York
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: Charles Warren Fairbanks (1905-09)
•The inspiration for the teddy bear is believed to have come from a political cartoon about a bear-hunting trip Roosevelt went on in 1902. William Howard Taft
27th President
Born: September 15, 1857, in Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: March 8, 1930, in Washington, D.C
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: James S. Sherman (1909-12)
Heaviest President - 332 pounds Woodrow Wilson
28th President
Born: December 28, 1856, in Staunton, Virginia
Died: February 3, 1924, in Washington, D.C.
Political Party: Democrat
Vice President: Thomas R. Marshall (1913-21)
1914-1918World War I
Dreamed of being a stage performer
Was nine before the alphabet started making sense to him. Warren Gamaliel Harding
29th President
Born: November 2, 1865, near Corsica (now Blooming Grove), Ohio
Died: August 2, 1923, in San Francisco, California
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: Calvin Coolidge (1921-23)
1921 Peace between Germany and Austria declared.
1922 Beginning of the Teapot Dome Scandal
Fordney-McCumber Tariff Act
He was the first newspaper publisher to be elected president
He suffered nervous breakdowns at the age of 24 and had to spend some time in a sanitarium.
Harding wore size fourteen shoes. He had the largest feet of the presidents. Calvin Coolidge
30th President
Born: July 4, 1872, in Plymouth, Vermont
Died: January 5, 1933, in Northampton, Massachusetts
Political Party: Republican
Nickname: "Silent Cal"
Vice President: Charles G. Dawes (1925-29)
Only President born on the 4th of July
Herbert Clark Hoover
31st President
Born: August 10, 1874, in West Branch, Iowa
Died: October 20, 1964, in New York, New York
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: Charles Curtis (1929-33)
1929 Stock Market Crash which was the start of the Great Depression
Hoover was the second left-handed president of the United States.
Spoke chinese to his wife to keep their stories private
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
32nd President
Born: January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York
Died: April 12, 1945, in Warm Springs, Georgia
Political Party: Democrat
Vice President: John N. Garner (1933-41); Henry A. Wallace (1941-45); Harry S. Truman (1945)
1933-1939Initiation of economic relief programs known as the "New Deal".
1939-1945 World War II
Roosevelt is on the dime Harry S. Truman
33rd President
Born: May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri
Died: December 26, 1972, in Kansas City, Missouri
Nickname: "Give 'Em Hell Harry"
Political Party: Democrat
Vice President: Alben W. Barkley (1949-53)
There has been considerable controversy regarding the use of a period after the S in Truman's name. The Harry S. Truman
Truman was the third left-handed president of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy
35th President
Nickname: "JFK", "Jack"
Born: May 29, 1917, in Brookline, Massachusetts
Died: November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas
Political Party: Democrat
Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson (1961-63)
1960 The first joint radio-television broadcast of a U.S. Presidential debate was held on September 26. It was between Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon.
President Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas Texas.
Youngest elected President, first Catholic President
Kennedy was our wealthiest president. Lyndon Baines Johnson
36th President
Nickname: "LBJ"
Born: August 27, 1908, near Johnson City, Texas
Died: January 22, 1973, near Johnson City, Texas
Political Party: Democrat
Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey (1965-69)
1964 Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, a key success for the Civil Rights movement.
Was an auto mechanic and teacher before being President
He belched loudly whenever he felt like it, helped himself from other peoples plates at banquets, and at dances kissed so many woman he got lipstick all over his face. Richard Milhous Nixon
37th President
Born: January 9, 1913, in Yorba Linda, California
Died: April 22, 1994, in New York, New York
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: Spiro T. Agnew (1969-73); Gerald R. Ford (1973-74)
Nixon is the only U.S. President who resigned from office Dwight David Eisenhower
34th President
Born: October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas
Died: March 28, 1969, in Washington, D.C.
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: Richard M. Nixon (1953-61)
Commander of Allied Forces during World War II
Brown v. Board of Education Millard Fillmore
13th President
Born at Summerhill,New York on January 7,1800
Died at Buffalo, New York on March 8,1874
Political Party-Whig
Took Office July 9,1850
Left OfficeMarch 4,1853
Vice President-None
The Last President of The Whig Party
He missed school as a child, but by thirty was a prosperous lawyer. George Herbert Walker Bush
41st President
Born: June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: J. Danforth Quayle (1989-93)
Bush was the sixth left-handed president of the United States.
(January 20, 1989 to January 20, 1993)
Survived 4 planes crashes during World War II Ronald Wilson Reagan
40th President
Born: February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois
Died: June 5, 2004, in Los Angeles, California
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: George Bush (1981-89)
Oldest President (69-77)
" Reaganomics "
Wife Nancy " Just Say No To Drugs "
Abraham Lincoln
16th President
Born: February 12, 1809, in Hardin County, Kentucky
Died: April 15, 1865, at Petersen's Boarding House in Washington, D.C.
Political Party: Republican
(March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865
Nicknames: "Honest Abe";
Tallest President, First President to be assassinated Republicans The Republican Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854, it dominated politics nationally for most of the period 1860-1932. 18 presidents have been Republicans. Democratic-Republican The Democratic-Republican Party, is the name used by political scientists to describe the political Party organized by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in 1791. Born: October 30, 1735, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts
Died: July 4, 1826, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts
Political Party: Federalist
Vice President: Thomas Jefferson (1797-1801)
The only presidents to sign the Declaration of Independence Adams and Jefferson both died on its 50th anniversary, July 4, 1826. Adams' dying words were "Thomas Jefferson survives". Jefferson, however, had passed on a few hours earlier.
Adams had stables built, in which he kept his favorite horse,Cleopatra. 2ND President Democrats Since the 1930s, the party has promoted a social liberal and progressive platform,and its Congressional caucus is composed of progressives, liberals, centrists, and left-libertarians. The party has the lengthiest record of continuous operation in the United States and is among the oldest political parties in the world. The Whig Party please encourage anyone 18 and over whose eligible to vote on November 6, 2012 .. their voice counts #TEAMOBAMA Thank You .. Jaeda Ennis :) Campaign Election vote government politics political parties LAWS amendments (cc) image by jantik on Flickr 2002 March (cc) image by jantik on Flickr The Whig Party was a political party of the United States during the era of Jacksonian democracy.
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