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Presidents of The United States

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Presidents of The United States
Presidents 12-24
Presidents 1-11
Political Party:
Federalist
Vice President:

John Adams
Domestic Issues
:
The Whiskey Rebellion
was a rebellion that started because of the tax that was placed on whiskey by the government. It was a rebellion that tested the governments power and help proved the new government was strong because the rebellion did not last long and was stopped. Another domestic issue was
The National Bank
. It was created to get all states to have one currency and help the states that were in debt get out of it but not every one agreed with having a national bank.
Major Foreign Policy Issues
:
Jay's Treaty
was treaty that was created to make peace with Britain. It wasn't something everyone agreed on but Washington agreed because he believed it was the only way to keep the peace.
Neutrality Proclamation
said that the United States was going to remain nuetral and would not be taking sides with the war between Great Britain and France.
Major contributions to politics prior to & after presidency;

Prior:
Trained and prepared soldiers for war at
Valley Forge
even though they faced horrible conditions he still trained them well and ended up leading his army to victory at
The Battle of Yorktown
, with the help of the French, against Britain .
After:
He only lived two more years after he was no longer the president but
left a $30 grant
for his "personal" slave to have every year for the rest of his life. Also left some money to
help the poor children
and orphanages.
Interesting Fact:

The only president that did not live in the White House
Political Party:
Federalist
Vice president:

Thomas Jefferson
Major Domestic Issues:

Alien and Sedition Acts
was signed by Adams. It stated that foreigners were not able to become residents until after 14 years and it also said that they would put anyone who spoke against the government in jail.
Fries Rebellion
was started by John Fries and farmers because they opposed the property tax. Adams sent a militia to stop it and Fries got senteced to hang but Adams pardoned him.
Major Foreign Policy Issues:
XYZ Affair
was when U.S. ships were being harrased by the French so Adams sent three men to meet with three other frenchmen to bribe them to stop. It didn't work so he asked for British to protect the ships.
Treaty of Mortefontaine
was a treaty made after the Quasi-War to calm things down and make peace with France.
Major contributions; Prior:

In June 1776, Congress said for Adams,Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin to
wright the Declaration of Independence.
He was also the
Vice President
for George Washington before actually becoming president.
After:
He moved back to his farm with his family and wrote his
autobiography
along with other things like political philosophies. He also
kept in touch with Thomas Jefferson
.
interesting fact:

He was the first president to live in the White House and moved in before it was finished being built.
1. George Washington: April 30, 1789- March 4, 1797
2. John Adams: March 4, 1797- March 4, 1801
3. Thomas Jefferson: March 4, 1801- March 4, 1809
Political Party
:
Democratic Republican
Vice President:
Aaron Burr ( March 4, 1801- March 4, 1805) and George Clinton
Major Domestic Issues:

Thomas Jefferson
replaced many court officers
that were Federalist with Republicans for his benefit. During his presidency the
Judiciary Act of 1801
was repealed. It was supposed to make the size of the supreme court smaller by having only five judges instead of six.

Major Foreign Policy Issues:

The Louisiana Purchase
was a purchase between the U.S. and France. Jefferson bought the land for $15 million dollars and ended up doubling the size of the U.S..
Impressment of Americans
by British sailors was an issue because they were taking americans and making them fight for Britain.
Major contributions; Prior:
Was a
member of the Virginia House of Burgesses
.
Also

Vice President

for John Adams.
After:
Designed the building and came up with everything for the
University of Virginia.
Interesting Fact:
He had pet mockingbirds and one was named Dick.
4. James Madison: March 4, 1809- March 4, 1817
Political Party:

Democratic Republican
Vice Presidents:

George Clinton (until April 20, 1812) and Elbridge Gerry (March 4, 1813 – November 23, 1814)
Major Domestic Issues:
Second Bank of the United States
was created five years after the First National bank to try and stabilize the currency.

Major Foreign Issues:
Treaty of Ghent
just said that the U.S. is its own country and Britain has no control over us. The British
burned down the White House
in the war of 1812.
Major contributions prior to & after presidency; Prior
: He was the
Secretary of State
between the years 1801-1809. He also helped wright the
Constitution of The United States
.
After:

He was on the board of visitors at
Jefferson's University of Virginia
. Then in 1829 he was a delegate at the
Virginia Constitutional Convention.
Interesting fact:
He was the shortest president at five feet four inches. He weighed only around 100 pounds.
5. James Monroe: March 4, 1817- March 4, 1825
Political Party:
Democratic Republican
Vice President:
Daniel D. Tompkins
Major Domestic Issues:
The Missouri Compromise
occurred because of the debate of whether Missouri would join the Union as a free state or slave state. It ended up joining as free state along with any future states to that are located above the 36 30 line.
Panic of 1819
was when a major depression hit the U.S. it caused state banks to shut down and the number of exporting and importing to go down.
Major Foreign Issues:
Monroe Doctrine
was a doctrine that pretty much said that Latin America was to be left alone by Europe and if they messed with them they messed with the U.S..
Adams-Onis Treaty
was a treaty between Spain and the U.S. were Spain gave Florida to U.S. for $5 million and also said were the border line for Mexico would be
.
Major contributions prior to & after presidency; Prior:
An
officer of the Continental Army
and was also
Secretary of State
between the years 1811-1817.
After:
Joined the
board of visitors
at the University of Virginia he also started his
autobiography
but didn't finish it.
Interesting Fact:
He was the first president to ride on a steamboat
6. John Quincy Adams: March 4, 1825- March 4, 1829
Political Party:

Democratic Republican
Vice President:
John C. Calhoun
Major Domestic Issues:

Tariff of 1828
was a tariff that the Congress of the U.S. passed. It ended up hurting the south making it also be known as the tariff of abominations.
The American System
was a plan involving roads, national universities, along with other things but got denied by the congress and was even made fun of for.
Major Foreign Policy Issues:

Congress didn't allow him to do much with other countries.
Major contributions prior to & after presidency;

prior:
Secretary of state
from 1817- 1825.

He would also
wright articles
supporting George Washington.
after:
Voted in Congress against the
annexation of Texas
and tried to bring the
gag rule
to an end.
Interesting fact:

He would swim naked in the Potomac River in the mornings for exercise.
7. Andrew Jackson: March 4, 1825- March 4, 1837
Political Party:
Democratic
Vice President:
Martin Van Buren ( 1833-1837)
Major Domestic Issues:

He passed the
Indian Removal Act
which said that the indians were to do what the U.S. said or to move more past the Mississippi. This act also led to the Trail of Tears.
The Nullification Crisis
was when South Carolina declared the Tariff of 1828 unconstitutional and decided they would not follow the Tariff.
Major Foreign Policy Issues:
Annexation of Texas and treaty with Great Britain that reopened trade
Major contributions prior to & after presidency; Prior:

He was a
general

in the year of 1814 and was also a
U.S. Senator from Tennessee
After:
He gave Martin Van Buren advice on politics and warnings. He also retired at The Hermitage.
Interesting Fact:
At the age of 13, he joined the Army to fight in the Revolutionary War
8. Martin Van Buren: March 4, 1837- March 4, 1841
Political Party:
Democratic
Vice President:

Richard Mentor Johnson
Major Domestic Issues:
Panic of 1837
occurred because months before when Jackson was president the decision to stop accepting paper money for the purchase of federal land made the economy drop. The
removal of Seminole Indians in Florida
resulted in the Indians fighting back and leading to the death of thousands of them. Martin was criticized for this reason.
Major Foreign Policy Issues:
The Maine crisis
was when Americans were settling in territory that was claimed by both countries, Great Britain and U.S.. British would put americans in jail and/or force them to move.
Canadian Separatist
were canadians that were trying to gain there independence from Britain. They got americans to help them fight and sell them weapons.
Major contributions to politics prior to & after presidency; Prior:
He was a law clerk for seven years and was a part of the New York state senate.
After:
Lead the
Free-soil party
Interesting fact:
He had tiger cubs as pets
9. William Henry Harrison: March 4, 1841- April 4, 1841
Political party:
Whig
Vice President:
John Tyler
Major Domestic Issues
:

He was a slave owner his self and believed that states should have the choice to make there own decision on whether they are free or slave states.
Major Foreign Policy Issues:
None was in office for only 32 days.
Major contributions prior to & after presidency prior; Prior:
Governor of the Indiana Territory for twelve years. He was also the secretary of the the Northwest Territory.
After:
N/A
interesting fact:
Was in office for only 32 days because he get sick after not wearing a hat or coat while giving speech.
10. John Tyler: April 4, 1841- March 4, 1845
Political Party:
Whig (April 4, 1841 - September 13, 1841) Independent (September 13, 1841- March 4, 1845)
Vice President:
none
Major Domestic Issues (2 with explanations): Annexation of Texas
Major Foreign Policy Issues (2 with explanations)
Major contributions to politics prior to & after presidency (2 prior and two posts ex. Things like: political involvement, other jobs, etc.)
One interesting fact you didn’t know about this president
11. James K. Polk: March 4, 1845- March 4, 1849
Democratic
Vice President: George M. Dallas
Major Domestic Issues (2 with explanations)
Major Foreign Policy Issues (2 with explanations)
Major contributions to politics prior to & after presidency (2 prior and two posts ex. Things like: political involvement, other jobs, etc.)
One interesting fact you didn’t know about this president
Aaron Burr
George Clinton
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
elbridge
Daniel D. tompkins
James Monroe
John Quincy Adams
John C. Calhoun
Andrew Jackson
Martin Van Buren
Richard Mentor Johnson
William Henry Harrison
John Tyler
12. Zachary Taylor: March 4, 1849- July 9, 1850
political party:

Whig
Vice President:

Millard Fillmore
Major Domestic:
When California applied to be a free state many southern states threatened to leave the Union if they joined as a free state.
Major Foreign:
One foreign affair was the Clayton-Bulwer Treaty which was between the U.S. and Britain and said that they give up trying to claim land from Central America.
Prior:
Was a military leader for the U.S. in the Mexican-America War
After:
Died in office
Interesting Fact:
Didn't ever vote until he was 62 years old.
13. Millard Fillmore: July 9, 1850- March 4, 1853
Political Party:
Whig
Vice President:

None
Major Domestic:
The Fugitive Slave Law was passed while he was president.
Major Foreign:
He managed to stop France and Britain from claiming Hawaii.
Prior:
Before becoming president he New York's chief financial overseer in the year of 1847
After:
He became a member of the Know-Nothing party along with other whigs.
Interesting Fact:
He didn't drink, smoke, or gamble.
14. Franklin Pierce: March 4, 1853- March 4, 1857
Political Party:
Democrat
Vice President:
William King
Major Domestic:
During his presidency the situation called "bleeding Kansas" occurred. Bleeding Kansas was when John Brown along with five other abolitionist fought against slavery by killing southerners.
Major Foreign:
When he president he tried to buy Cuba from Spain but was unsuccessful
Prior:
Before becoming president he was a well known lawyer
After:
He started drinking a lot again.
Interesting Fact:
He didn't swear on his oath on a bible instead he "affirmed" his oath on a law book.
15. James Buchanan: March 4, 1857- March4, 1861
Political Party:
Democrat
Vice President:
John Breckinridge
Major Domestic:
Dred Scott case occurred during his presidency. It was a case where a slave that was taken into free territory wanted to claim his self as a free man but the supreme court said no and said he was property.
Major Foreign:
James sent forces to Britain to tell them that they needed to leave Central America alone.
Prior:
He was a part of Congress in 1821 until 1831.
After:
He wrote a book about his life.
Interesting Fact:
He had pygmy goats in the White House
16. Abraham Lincoln: March 4, 1864- April 15, 1865
Political Party:
Republican
Vice President(s):
Hannibal Hamlin and Andrew Johnson
Major Domestic:
Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act of 1862 which gave freed slaves or residents land.
Major Foreign:
When England announced that it was going to be neutral Lincoln ordered for the union to blockade the British.
Prior:
He was the representative for Illinois
After:
Died in office
Interesting Fact:
One of Lincoln's sons got saved by the brother of the man who assassinated him.
17. Andrew Johnson: April 15, 1865- March 4, 1869
Political Party:
Democrat
Vice President:
None
Major Domestic:
He was impeached after breaking the Tenure of Office Act three times.
Major Foreign:
During his presidency american soldiers were sent to help Mexico get rid of all French troops
Prior:
He was a part of the house of representatives.
After:
He was in the senate in the year of 1875.
Interesting Fact:
When he was 14 he was sold as servant along with his brother than ran away two ears after.
18. Ulysses S. Grant: March 4, 1869- March 4, 1877
Political Party:
Republican
Vice President:
Schuyler Colfax and Henry Wilson
Major Domestic:
Reconstruction was taking place after the Civil War ended. It was a period where the Union was giving blacks there rights and supporting them.
Major Foreign:
While he was president he tried to annex the Dominican Republic and was very close to but didn't.
Prior:
He was the commanding general of the army.
After:
He became an author and was writing articles for the Century Magazine.
Interesting Fact:
He couldn't stand the site of blood
19. Rutherford B. Hayes: March 4, 1877- March 4, 1881
Political Party:
Republican
Vice President:
William Wheeler
Major Domestic:
Reconstruction came to an end after because the north wasn't paying much attention to it and was worrying more about national problems and the south was doing much to support it. Instead through the KKK they were killing and harassing those who supported it.
Major Foreign:
Rutherford got the Burlingame Treaty revised with China on how to regulate chinese immigration into the United States but didn't get it ratified until he was no longer president.
Prior:
Rutherford was a lawyer before his presidency as well as the governor of Ohio.
After:
He gave money to schools so that black and white students could get a better education.
Interesting Fact:
He prohibited alcohol in the White House.
Zachary Taylor
Millard Fillmore
William King
James Buchanan
Hannibal Hamlin
Schuyler Colfax
Henry Wilson
William Wheeler
Abraham Lincoln
Ulysses S. Grant
20. James A. Garfield: March 4, 1881- September 19, 1881
21. Chester A. Arthur: September 19, 1881- March 4, 1885
22. Grover Cleveland: March 4, 1885- March 4, 1889
23. Benjamin Harrison: March 4, 1889- March 4, 1893
24. Grover Cleveland: March 4, 1893- March 4, 1897
Political Party:

Republican
Vice President:
Chester A. Arthur
Major Domestic:
Major Foreign:
Prior:
After:
Interesting Fact:
Political Party:
Republican
Vice President:
None
Major Domestic:
Major Foreign:
Prior:
After:
Interesting Fact:
Political Party:
Democratic
Vice President:
Thomas A. Hendricks (1855)
Major Domestic:
During his second presidency the United States went into a depression were unemployment rate was very high.
Major Foreign:
He sent marines to Panama to help calm/stop a rebellion.
Prior:
Served as the governor of New York
After:
Wrote a book called presidential problems.
Interesting Fact:
His wife was about 30 years younger than him and she was the daughter of his best friend.
Political Party:
Republican
Vice President:
Levi P. Morton
Major Domestic:
Sherman antitrust act of 1890 was passed. It was created to prevent monopolies.
Major Foreign:
He made Fredrick Douglas a minister of Haiti.
Prior:
Harrison worked as a court reporter before his presidency.
After:
He would go to Stanford University and give speeches about the laws.
Interesting Fact:
Political Party:
Democratic
Vice President:
Adlai Stevenson I
Major Domestic:
During his second presidency the United States went into a depression were unemployment rate was very high.
Major Foreign:
He sent marines to Panama to help calm/stop a rebellion.
Prior:
Served as the governor of New York
After:
Wrote a book called presidential problems.
Interesting Fact:
His wife was about 30 years younger than him and she was the daughter of his best friend.
Thomas A. Hendricks
Grover Cleveland
Levi P. Morton
Adlai Stevenson I
Grover
John Breckinridge
25. William McKinley
March 4, 1897- September 14, 1901
26. Theodore Roosevelt: September 14, 1901- March 4, 1909
27. William Howard Taft: March 4, 1909- March 4, 1913
28. Woodrow Wilson: March 4, 1913- March 4, 1921
29. Warren G. Harding: March 4, 1921-August 2, 1923
30. Calvin Coolidge: August 2, 1923- March 4, 1929
31. Herbert Hoover: March 4, 1929- March 4, 1933
32. Franklin D. Roosevelt: March 4, 1933- April 12, 1945
33. Harry S. Truman: April 12, 1945- January 20, 1953
Political Party:
Republican
Vice President:
Garret Hobart (1897-1899) and Theodore Roosevelt (1901)
Major Domestic:
Major Foreign:
Prior:
After:
Interesting Fact:
His wife didn't like the color yellow so much she had all things yellow removed from the White House, including the yellow flowers in the garden.


Political Party:
Republican
Vice President:
Charles W. Fairbanks (1905-1909)
Major Domestic:
The Square Deal was created by Teddy. It was created to bust trusts and monopolies in the U.S. and help the middle class family economically.
Major Foreign:
Roosevelt Corollary was like the Monroe Doctrine. It protected Latin American countries from Europe except this time it wasn't a bluff.
Prior:
He was a part of the Rough Riders during the Spanish American war.
After:
He wrote books on history.
Interesting Fact:
Boxed while in presidency and ended becoming blind in the left eye because of an injury from boxing.
Political Party:
Republican
Vice President:
James S. Sherman (1909-1912)
Major Domestic:
16th amendment to the constitution was passed. It says that the government can collect taxes from anything.
Major Foreign:
The Dollar Diplomacy was created. It was to help make loans to foreign countries be more successful.

Prior:
He was the Secretary of war during Teddy Roosevelt's presidency.
After:
Taught about law at Yale University.
Interesting Fact:
He got stuck in a bath tub in the white house because he was so big.
Political Party:
Democratic
Vice President:
Thomas R. Marshall
Major Domestic:
Sedition Act of 1918 was an that made it a crime to speak bad of or against the government.
Major Foreign:
The 14 points were created by Wilson after WWI. They were created to try and bring world peace.
Prior:
Before he become president he was the governor of New Jersey
After:
Opened a law firm for a little while until he passed away.
Interesting Fact:
He didn't learn to read until he was 11 years old.
Political Party:
Republican
Vice President:
Calvin Coolidge
Major Domestic:
Advocated separate but equal between African American and the whites. He was also anti lynching.
Major Foreign:
Washington Naval Conference was held.A few countries were there to talk about security in the Pacific and few treaties were signed.
Prior:
He was a senator in Ohio.
After:
Died in office
Interesting Fact:
He had the biggest feet of all presidents.
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: Charles G. Dawes
Major Domestic:
Major Foreign:
Prior:
After:
Interesting Fact:
He had a mechanical horse in his dressing room so he could practice his riding skills.
Political Party:
Republican
Vice President:
Charles Curtis
Major Domestic:
The Great depression started after the stock market crash of 1929 because so money people lost all of their money. It lead to people living in little hoovervilles.
Major Foreign:
The Stimson Doctrine
.
Prior:
Secretary of Commerce
After:
He worked as a coordinator for the Food Supply for World Famine in 1946.
Interesting Fact:
He enjoyed eating sweet potatoes with toasted marsh mellows
.


Political Party:
Democratic
Vice President:
John Nance Garner, Henry A. Wallace, Harry S. Truman
Major Domestic:
Roosevelt’s Emergency Banking Act was one of the big things that occured. It closed down banks all over the U.S. so that people wouldn't be able to take their money out of the banks and try to help and restore the banks.
Major Foreign:
Our entry into WWII was big. We entered because Japan bombed pearl harbor.
Prior:
Governor of New York
After:
Died in office
Interesting Fact:
FDR wasn't named until after seven weeks from when he was born.
Political Party:
Democratic
Vice President:
Alben W. Barkley
Major Domestic:
He announced his Fair Deal plan. Which kind of like an extent of the new deal.
Major Foreign:
The Cold War started after WWII. It was between the USSR and the U.S.
Prior:
He was the vice president for president Truman.
After:
He would meet with people who were studying his presidency.
Interesting Fact:
The S in his name doesn't stand for anything.
34.Dwight D. Eisenhower: January 20, 1953- January 20, 1961
Political Party: Republican
Vice President: Richard Nixon
Major Domestic: Prosperity and Poverty
Major Foreign:
Prior:
After:
Interesting Fact:
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