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Unformatted text preview: Harry S. Truman - Harry S. Truman was the thirty-third President of the United States, serving from 1945-1953. He succeeded Franklin Delano Roosevelt in office, and presided over the conclusion of World War II as well as the unfolding of the Korean War. George Washington - George Washington was the first President of the United States, serving from 1789-1797. He served as commander-in-chief of the American forces during the Revolutionary War, and later advanced a Federalist agenda from executive office with the primary support of John Adams and Alexander Hamilton. John Wayles - John Wayles was father to Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson, and one of the most prominent landowners and speculators in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He amassed holdings and debts in equal proportions, and passed this dubious inheritance to Jefferson, his son-in-law. Wayles also fathered several children by his slave mistress, to Jefferson, his son-in-law....
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