My Favorite President

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The United States of America has had an interesting history. From the colonial period to the American Revolution, our founding fathers wanted the best for this country and because of their dedication to see the success of this country they were able to build one the best nations in the world. We owe a lot to the founding fathers for not giving up on their desire to see this country an independent nation. The Constitution is our foundation and even over 200 years later, it is still what makes our country strong. The United States has had many great leaders that have helped out country grow from George Washington to Barack Obama. Each president is unique and has done their best to keep the United States in a successful path and each have made a huge impact on the American people. Because of this, everyone has a favorite and least favorite president. Many people can argue about which one has been the best and which one has been the worst but whoever it is, they symbolize this great nation. My favorite President has to be Abraham Lincoln. He has done many amazing things as president, one of which changed the history of the United States forever. My least favorite would have to be James Buchanan. …show more content…
Before he was president, he was a member of the Illinois state legislature as a member of the Whig Party. From there he went on to become a lawyer and then went on to become a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and eventually becoming the President of the United States. He is my favorite for two main reasons. First, he brought about the emancipation of the slaves. For many years, slavery was one of the biggest issues in the United States, and also one of the reasons for the Civil War. Second, during the Civil War he did everything he could to preserve the Union even though the nation was torn in

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