Herbert Hoover was the 31st president of the United States (19291933), whose term was notably marked
by the stock market crash of 1929 and the beginnings of the Great Depression.
Herbert Hoover gained a reputation as a humanitarian in World War I by leadi
Harry S. Truman 33rd president, in his first months in office he dropped the atomic bomb on Japan, ending
World War II. His policy of communist containment started the Cold War, and he initiated U.S. involvement
in the Korean War. Truman left office in 19
the 26th U.S. president, Theodore Roosevelt is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and
ecological preservation. Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt was governor of New York before becoming U.S. vice
president. At age 42, Teddy Roosevelt became the
When Gerald R. Ford took the oath of office on August 9, 1974 as our 38th President, he declared, "I assume
the Presidency under extraordinary circumstances.This is an hour of history that troubles our minds and
hurts our hearts. Ford was confronted with
John Quincy Adams (the sixth president of the United States. He was also the eldest son of President John
Adams, the second U.S. president.) At age 10, he traveled to France with his father, who was securing aid
during the Revolution. In 1781, he accompan
Franklin D. Roosevelt was the only U.S. president to be elected four times. He led the United States through
the Great Depression and World War II, and greatly expanded the powers of the federal government
through a series of programs and reforms known as
Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States (served two terms), promoted Atoms for Peace at
the United Nations General Assembly in order to ease Cold War tensions.
He became the first Supreme Allied Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Org
John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. president, negotiated the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty and initiated the Alliance
for Progress. John F. Kennedy served in both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate before
becoming the 35th president in 1961. As presi
Richard Nixon was the 37th U.S. president, one of the most fascinating political figures of the 20th Century.
Nixons political career began in 1947 when he was elected to the House of Representatives, after
campaigning strongly as an anti-communist. Durin
Jimmy Carter served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He was awarded the
2002 Nobel Peace Prize for work to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy
and human rights, and to promote economic and
Abraham Lincoln became the United States' 16th President in 1861, issuing the Emancipation Proclamation
that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy in 1863.
Lincoln warned the South in his Inaugural Address: "In your hands, my dissatisf
Bill Clinton is an American politician from Arkansas who served as the 42nd President of the United States
(1993-2001). He took office at the end of the Cold War, and was the first baby-boomer generation President.
During the administration of William Jef
Ulysses S. Grant served as U.S. general and commander of the Union armies during the late years of the
American Civil War, later becoming the 18th U.S. president.
On April 13, 1861, Confederate troops attacked Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, South Carol
Martin Van Buren was the eighth president of the United States. His shrewd dealings laid the foundations for
the Democratic Party and the modern political machine.
was elected to the United States Senate - later evolve into the Democratic Party.
gave up h
James Monroe (Democratic-Republican )the fifth president of the United States, is known for his "Monroe
Doctrine," disallowing further European colonization in the Americas. As well as for expanding U.S territory
via the acquisition of Florida from Spain.
Jackson was elected the seventh president of the United States in 1828. Known as the "people's president,"
Jackson destroyed the National Bank, founded the Democratic Party and is known for his support of
In 1796, Jackson was a member
Andrew Johnsons lenient ( ) Reconstruction policies toward the South, and his vetoing of
Reconstruction acts, embittered( ) the Radical Republicans in Congress and led to his political
downfall and impeachment, though he was acquitted ( ).
In 1835, Johnso
George H. W. Bush, as the 41st President (1989-1993), brought to the White House a dedication to
traditional American values and a determination to direct them toward making the United States "a kinder
and gentler nation" in the face of a dramatically cha
George W. Bush, America's 43rd President (2001-2009), was transformed into a wartime President in the
aftermath of the airborne terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, facing the "greatest challenge of any
President since Abraham Lincoln."
James Madison (2 term served) became a delegate to the revolutionary Virginia Convention, where he
worked closely with Thomas Jefferson to push through religious freedom statutes, among other liberal
measures. The youngest member of the Continental Congre
Woodrow Wilson, the 28th U.S. president, led America through World War I and crafted the Versailles
Treaty's "Fourteen Points," the last of which was creating a League of Nations to ensure world peace.
Wilson also created the Federal Reserve and supported
Ronald Reagan, originally an American actor and politician, became the 40th President of the United States
serving from 1981 to 1989. His term saw a restoration of prosperity at home, with the goal of achieving
"peace through strength" abroad.
Thomas Jefferson,3rd American president ( 1801-1809). In 1769, Jefferson was elected to Virginia
Representative Chamber. His first book (An overview of human rights in British America) brought him huge
popularity and a title of one of most thoughtful and
John Adams 2st US president (1797-1801 gg.), and 1st Vice President of the US (1789-1797 gg.). During the
War of Independence in North America 1775-83, Adams was a member of the 1st and 2nd Continental
Congress, meeting delegates 13 British colonies. At A
George Washington, American politician and first President of the United States. A general and a founder of
American university of presidency. Due to early death of his father, George was held on home education by a
neighbor who latterly sent Mr. Washingt