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43 Cards in this Set

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James Buchanan
15th President
1857-1861
Only President to never marry
James Polk
11th President
1845-1849
Grover Cleveland
22nd & 24th President
1885-1889 & 1893-1897
Only President to leave office and return 4 years later
Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd Pres 1933-1945(4 TERMS)
7th Pres to die in office, WWII & Great Depression
the only thing we have to fear is fear itself, cousin of Ted Roosevelt
Chester A. Arthur
21st President
1881-1885
4th VP to take over due to President's death
1st Federal Immigration Law
Andrew Jackson
7th President
1829-1837
Abraham Lincoln
16th President 1861-1865
Civil War, Re-elected
1st President Assasinated
3rd President to die in Office
Gettysburg Address
Calvin Coolidge
30th President
1923-1929
6th VP to take office due to President's death
Sworn into office by father
James A. Garfield
20th President
March 4 - September 19, 1881
4th President to die in Office
July 2, 1881 shot
Died September 19, 1881
George Washington
1st President
1789-1897
Constitutional Convention
Franklin Pierce
14th President
1853-1857
William H. Taft
27th President
1909-1913
Millard Fillmore
13th President
1850-1853
2nd VP to take office when a President died
William Henry Harrison
9th President
March 4 - April 4, 1841
1st President to die in office
Pneumonia: one month in office
Tippecanoe & Tyler Too
Andrew Johnson
17th President
1865-1869
3rd VP to take over due to President's death
Woodrow Wilson
28th President
1913-1921
World War I
League of Nations
William McKinley
25th President
1897-1901
Foreign policy
5th President to die in office -- shot
John Tyler
10th President
1841-1845
1st VP to become President because of President's death
Benjamin Harrison
23rd President
1889-1893
Grandson of Wm Henry Harrison (9th Pres)
Herbert Hoover
31st President
1929-1933
Great Depression
Reconstruction Finance Corporation
Ulysses S. Grant
18th President
1869-1877
Hero of the Civil War
John Adams
2nd President
1797-1801
Grover Cleveland
22nd & 24th President
1885-1889 & 1893-1897
Only President to leave office & come back 4 years later
Warren Harding
29th President
1921-1923(August)
Landslide win-60% popular vote
6th President to die in office
heart attack
Rutherford B. Hayes
19th President
1877-1881
Won by electoral votes not popular votes
John Quincy Adams
6th President
1825-1829
1st President that was a son of a President
Theodore Roosevelt
26th President 1901-1909
5th VP to Presidency due to death
43 youngest President so far
Panama canal, Nobel Peace
Steward of the people
James Madison
4th President
1809-1817
Richard M. Nixon
37th President 1969-1974
End Vietnam, Russia & China relations, VP Agnew resigned, Appointed G. Ford VP, Watergate,
1st Pres Resigned office (Aug 9, 1974)
Thomas Jefferson
3rd President
1801-1809
William J. Clinton
42nd President
1993-2001
Impeached by House of Rep
Not guily in Senate
Budget Surplus
James Monroe
5th President
1817-1825
Ronald W. Reagan
40th President 1981-1989
Former actor
longest recorded period of peacetime prosperity without recession or depression
Martin Van Buren
8th President
1837-1841
Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th President
1953-1961
WWII General
Zachary Taylor
12th President
1849-1850
2nd President to die in office
July 9,1859 after eating cherries at July 4th party
Gerald R. Ford
38th President 1974-1977
1st VP appointed by 25th amend
9th VP to Pres (1st--resignation),1st Pres not to run,Appt VP Rockefeller
Pardoned Pres Nixon
George W. Bush
43rd President
2001-Present
George Bush
41st President
1989-1993
American values
Desert Storm
Lyndon B. Johnson
36th President 1963-1969
8th VP to take over for Pres
"Great Society"
Widest popular vote in history
Vietnam War
Jimmy Carter
39th President
1977-1981
Human Rights
Harry S. Truman
33rd President
1945-1953
7th VP to take office
WWII--Ordered atomic bomb drop
United Nations, Berlin airlift, Korean War
John F. Kennedy
35th President 1961-1963
8th Pres to die in office assasinated, 1st Roman Catholic Pres, Civil rights, cuban missile crisis, "Ask not what your country can do for you -- but what you can do for your country."