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Matheney Block 4 Semester 2 United States Presidents United States Presidents

1. George Washington (1789-1797) y Federalist from Virginia y 57 y so help me god y Action her, wouldn t shake hands, great dancer y No children y Good delegator y 1793 England and France war decided to stay neutral y Whiskey rebellion y 18,000 gallons of whiskey y Presided for two terms y Wife: Martha 2. John Adams (1797-1801) y Miserable presidency y Federalist y 61 y Massachusetts y Wife: Abigail y Poor people skills y Harvard grad y Insecure y 4 children y Xyz affair y Allen and Sedition act y Created U.S. Navy

3. Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) y Peaceful political transfer y Democratic republican y 58 y Virginia y Widowed y 6 children y Master manipulator y Secretive y Man of the people y First president to be inaugurated in capital y Louisiana purchase y Louis and Clark expedition 4. James Madison (1809-1817) y Virginia y 57 y No children y Did homework y Dolley Madison y Impressments y War of 1812 y Father of the constitution y First president to actively fight during battle

5. James Monroe (1817-1825) y Democratic republican y 58 y Virginia y Honest, trustworthy y Patient y Hands off president y War hero y Era of good feelings y Missouri compromise 1820 y Monroe doctrine 6. John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) y Democratic republican y Massachusetts y Scientific improvement y Arrogant y Inflexible manager y Humorless y 3 children y Superb mind y Miserable term 7. Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) y Democrat y Tennessee y 61 y C cantankerous y Iron willed y Fighter y Intimidating y Created spoil system y Indian removal act y Nullification crisis y Democratic party symbol

8. Martin Van Buren (1837-1841) y Democrat y 54 y Witty and elegant y Poor decision maker y Father of democrats y Panic of 1837 & 1839 y Economic depression y collapse of economy y Martin Van ruin 9. William Henry Harrison (1841) y Ohio y Whig y 68 y Attacked for being too old y Unpretentious y Pre-med y 10 children y First to die in office 10. John Tyler (1841-1845) y 51 y Virginia y Whig y Independent leader y Aristocratic y Aloof y Stubborn y Expelled from own parties 11. James K. Polk (1845-1849) y Democrat y Southern gentleman y Devious and workaholic y Micro-manager y Accessible y Tennessee

12. Zachary Taylor (1849-1850) y 64 y Whig y Louisiana y Slovenly y Poor speaker y Never voted y Relaxed manager y Possibly poisoned 13. Millard Fillmore (1850-1853) y Wife & children y Whig y New York y amiable, modest y avid reader y delegated authority 14. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857) y New Hampshire y Democrat y Deferential y Indecisive manager y Charming y Alcoholic y Social and political butterfly y Sober during presidency y All children died 15. James Buchanan (1857-1861) y Democrat y Pennsylvania y Never married y Generous y Procrastinator y Politically qualified

16. Abraham Lincoln (1861-1865) y Republican y Illinois y 52 y Decisive manager y Sense of humor y Obsessed with military strategy y Liked to take pictures y Started thanksgiving y Emancipation proclamation 17. Andrew Johnson (1865-1869) y Democrat union y 56 y Tennessee y Stubborn and ambitious y Uncompromising y Self-oriented y No formal education y 29 presidential vetoes y Ten year of office act 18. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-1877) y Ohio y Humble y Shy y Loyal y Governed like military commander y Saved the U.S. during Civil War y Failed presidency

19. Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-1881) y 54 y Ohio y Republican y First president to have telephone y Intellectual y Governed by compromise y Honest y Optimistic 20. James A Garfield (1881) y Baseball fan y Preacher y Republican y 49 y Ohio y Outgoing y Policy wonk y Well read y House of Rep. y Assassinated 21. Chester A. Arthur (1881-1885) y Republican y 51 y New York y Fisherman y Relaxed management y Rebuilt Navy y Competent president

22. Grover Cleveland (1815-1889) y 47 y New York y Democrat y Honest politician y 414 vetoes y Inflexible manager y Hard worker y Honest y Self reliant y Married in the white house 23. Benjamin Harrison (1889-1893) y Republican y 59 y Indiana y Stand offish y Great public speaker y Civil war veteran y 100 years after Washington 24. Grover Gleveland (1893-1897) y 55 y New York y Democrat y Two non consecutive terms y Panic of 1893 y Depression y No work y Last of 19th century 25. William McKinley (1897-1901) y 54 y Modern president y Republican y Rich y Ohio y Corp. America y Efficient executive y Calm demeanor

26. Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) y Conservative y 24 y New York y Won Nobel peace prize y Contradictory y Energetic/exciting y Charismatic leader 27. William Howard Taft (1909-1913) y Republican y Ohio y Excellent legal min y Delegated responsibility y Heaviest president y Left in an embarrassing way 28. Woodrow Wilson (1913-1921) y Democrat y 56 y New Jersey y Only president with PhD y Collegial leader y Masterful orator y Outwardly cold y Established the league of nations 29. William J. Harding (1921-1923) y 55 y Ohio y Republican y Elected on his birthday y Extrovert y Womanizer y Gambler y Ineffective y Budget and accounting act y Tea pot dome

30. Calvin Coolidge (1923-1929) y 52 y Republican y Massachusetts y Dry wit y Quiet y Fisherman y keep cool with Coolidge 31. Hebert Hoover (1929-1933) y New York y 54 y Orphan y Managed by CEO y Millionaire y Melancholy y President during great depression 32. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945) y Democrat y 51 y New York y Loner y C student y Unorthodox manager y Charming y Could not walk y New deal y Second new deal y Picked good commanders and generals

33. Harry S. Truman (1945-1953) y Democrat y 60 y Missouri y Confident y Decisive y Blunt y Confident y Good leader y Had common sense y Dropped atomic bomb y Marshall plan y NATO y Ended discrimination 34. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961) y New York y 62 y Honorable y Shrewd politician y Likeable y Began legacy of peace y Made war last resort 35. John F. Kennedy (1961-1963) y MA y 43 y First catholic president y Changed American culture and political system y Witty y Charming and intelligent y Open door manager y Had Addison s disease

36. Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969) y Democrat y Texas y 55 y Craved greatness y In your face manager y Larger than life personality y Cunning y Clever y Aware of people y Great society proposal y Civil rights movement 37. Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974) y Insecure y Secretive y Manager by intimidation y Republican y Michigan y Watergate scandal y Ended Vietnam War y Fixed terms with China y Strategic arms agreement y Resigned 38. Gerald R. Ford (1974-1977) y Republican y Michigan y 61 y Golf y Fell a lot y Straight forward y Consensus builder y Pardoned Nixon y Congress refused aid to south Vietnam

39. James E. Carter (1977-1981) y Democrat y Never lied y Inspired confidence y Georgia y Demonstrated humility y Tenacious y Virtuous y Micromanager y Nuclear engineer y Smart 40. Ronald Reagan (1981-1989) y Conservative y Republican y 69 y California y Oldest to be elected y Disengaged manager y Emotionally detached y Good sense of humor y Challenger disaster y Great communicator y Iran-contra affair 41. George H. Walker Bush (1981-1993) y 64 y Texas y Republican y Loyal y Competitive y Intelligent y Engaged manager y Consensus y Patient y Forced Sadam Hussein out of Kuwait

42. Bill Clinton (1993-2001) y Democrat y 46 y Arkansas y Empathetic y Policy wonk y Rhodes scholar y Chaotic manager y Youthful y Impeached y first black president 43. George W. Bush (2001-2009) y Texas y Republican y 53 y Affable y Lacking curiosity y Decisive y Delegated y Terrible public speaker