Born: March 1837, New Jersey Died: June1908, New Jersey
Vice President: Thomas A. Hendricks Party: Democrat
Term:March 4, 1885- March 4, 1889
Nickname: Uncle Jumbo
Grover Cleveland was our 22nd president and our 24th president. He was sheriff in 1870 in Buffalo, NY. In 1881 he was mayor of Buffalo too. During Grover Cleveland's presidency he tried to keep the government honest in everything they did. Because of this he was known to many as an honest man.
Born: August 1833, Ohio Died: March 1901, Indiana.
Vice President: Levi P. Morton Party: Republican
Term: March 4, 1889- March 4, 1893
Nickname: Little Ben
Benjamin Harrison was our 23rd president. His grandfather was president before him. Benjamin Harrison served in the Civil War. During his presidency he helped to pass a law that outlawed monopolies. This law was called the Sherman Antitrust Act. He was called the "Human Iceburg" by some people because he was very formal.
Born: March 1837, New Jersey Died:June 1908, New Jersey
Vice President: Adlai E. Stevenson Party: Democrat
Term: March 4, 1893- March 4, 1897
Nickname: Uncle Jumbo
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25. William McKinley
Born: January 1843, Ohio Died: September 1901,
Vice President: Garret A. Hobart, Theodore Roosevelt
Term: March 4, 1897- September 13, 1901
Nickname: Wobbly Willie
William McKinley was our 25th president. He served in the Civil War and he was a U.S. Representative. After the war he studied law. McKinley was considered to be good with people. Someone once said that one who entered his office with a temper or angry look, would usually leave with a much different look on his/her face. He was assassinated in 1901.
Born: October 1858, New York Died: January 1919, New York
Vice President: Charles W. Fairbanks Party: Republican
Term: September 14, 1901- March 4, 1909
Theodore Roosevelt was our 26th president. He was a Spanish-American War hero and he was President when the Panama Canal was being built. He won the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating a peace treaty between Russia and Japan.
Born: September 1857, Ohio Died: March 1930, Washington,
Vice President: James S. Sherman Party: Republican
Term: March 4, 1909- March 4, 1913
Nickname: Big Bill
William H. Taft was our 27th president. Taft supported the creation of the federal income tax. He was a Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court and Secretary of War. President Taft played a major role in passing legislation that helped children and minors. He also improved the banking system in the United States.
Born: December 1856, Virginia
Died: February 1924, Washington, D.C.
Vice President: Thomas R. Marshall Party: Democrat
Term: March 4, 1913- March 4, 1921
Woodrow Wilson was our 28th president. Woodrow was a professor and president of Princeton University. He was president of the United States during World War I. Wilson worked on the peace treaty known as the Treaty of Versailles and he won a Nobel Peace Prize for this work.
Warren G. Harding
Born: November 1865, Ohio Died: August 1923, California
Vice President: Calvin Coolidge Party: Republican
Term: March 4, 1921- August 2, 1923
Nickname: Wobbly Warren
Warren G. Harding was our 29th president. He was owner and publisher of a newspaper called Marion Daily Star in Marion, Ohio. Warren died while in office.
Born: July 1872, Vermont Died: January 1933, Massachusetts
Vice president: Charles G. Dawes Party: Republican
Term: August 2, 1923- March 4, 1929
Nickname: Silent Cal
Calvin Coolidge was our 30th president. Although Calvin was shy and quiet, he worked up to politics by being the mayor of Northamton, Mass.. He was a State Congressman, State Senator, and Governor of Massachusetts. People respected him for being honest.
31. Herbert Clark Hoover
Born: August 1874, Iowa Died: October 1964
Vice President: Charles Curtis Party: Republican
Term: March 4, 1929- March 3, 1933
Herbert Clark Hoover was our 31st president. Before being a president he was an engineer, the administrator of the over seas United States Food and Relief Organization, and a Secretary of Commerce.
Born: January 1882, New York Died: April 1945, Georgia
Vice presidents: John N. Garner, Henry A. Wallace, Harry S. Truman
Term: March 4, 1933- April 12, 1945
Franklin D. Roosevelt was our 32 president. As president he began what was called the New Deal which was suppose to ease or end the Great Depression. He was president during World War II. He died in office.
Harry S. Truman
Born: May 1884, Missouri Died: December 1972, Missouri
Vice President: Alben W. Barkley Party: Democrat
Term: April 12, 1945- January 20, 1953
Nickname: Man From Independence
Harry S. Truman was our 33rd president. He studied law at Kansas City Law School. He served in World War I. He ordered the dropping of the atomic bomb to end World War II. He created NATO.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Born: October 1890, Texas Died: March 1969, Washington,
Vice President: Richard M. Nixon Party: Republican
Term: January 20, 1953- January 20, 1961
Dwight D. Eisenhower was our 34th president. He graduated from U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He was a five-star general in World War II. Eisenhower was president of Columbia University.
Born: May 1917, Massachusetts Died: November 1963, Texas
Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson Party: Democrat
Term: January 20, 1961- November 22, 1963
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was our 35th president. He graduated from Harvard University. He began the US space program.He was assassinated in Texas.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Born: August 1908, Texas Died: January 1973, Texas
Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey Party: Democrat
Term: November 22, 1963- January 20, 1969
Lyndon B. Johnson was our 36th president. He served in World War II. As president he started the Great Society program to erase poverty.
Richard M. Nixon
Born: January 1913, California Died: April 22, 1994
Vice Presidents: Spiro T. Agnew, Gerald R. Ford
Term: January 20, 1979- August 9, 1974
Nickname: Tricky Dick
Richard M. Nixon was our 37th president. He graduated from Duke University Law school. He served in World War II. As president he ended the Vietnam War and renewed relations with China.
Born: July 1913, Nebraska Died: hasn't yet
Vice President: Nelson A. Rockefeller Party: Republican
Term: August 9, 1974- January 20, 1977
Nickname: Mr. Nice Guy
Gerald R. Ford was our 38th president. He served in World War II. He was the only president not elected either president or vice president. In 1973, after Spiro Agew resigned Gerald Ford became vice president.
Born: October 1924, Georgia Died: hasn't yet
Vice President: Walter F. Mondale Party: Democrat
Term: January 20, 1977- January 20, 1981
Jimmy Carter was our 39th president. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis. As president he worked out the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt.
Born: February 1911, Illinois Died: hasn't yet
Vice President: George H. W. Bush Party: Republican
Term: January 20, 1981- 1989
Ronald W. Reagan was our 40th president. He graduated from Eureka College. He served in World War II. As president he cut taxes and encouraged business growth and defense spending.
George Herbert Walker Bush
Born: June 12, 1924 Died: hasn't yet
Vice President: J. Danforth Quayle Party: Republican
George Herbert Walker Bush was our 41st president. During World War II he became the youngest pilot in the U.S. Navy, surviving some dangerous missions in the South Pacific. He graduated from Yale University. After he gradated he went to Texas and worked his way up in oil business. In 1976 he became chief of the U.S. envoy in Deijing. Then he moved back to America to become head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Born: August 19, 1946 Died: hasn't yet
Vice President: Albert GoreJr.Party: Democrat
Term: 1993- 2000
Bill Clinton ws our 42 president. He was the first president born after World War II. he was and outstanding student, he played saxophone and he led many groups. He attended Georgetown University. From 1968- 1969 he was a Rhodes scholar at Oxford University, in England, and then he studied law at Yale.
43. George W. Bush
Born: July 6, 1946 Died: n/a
Vice President: Dick Cheney Party: Republican
George W. Bush just became president after an historical election. It remains to be seen what he will do during his presidency. He's the former governor of Texas.