Our Presidents, From Beginning To End

From George to Trump, you’ve served us well! (most of you anyways)

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George Washington
1789-1787
He was the first president.

John Adams
1797-1801
He was the first Vice President.

Thomas Jefferson
1801-1809
He was one of the authors of the Declaration of Independence.

James Madison
1809-1817
He was the shortest president at 5 foot 4 inches tall.

James Monroe
1817-1825|
He had the first outdoors inauguration

John Quincy Adams
1825-1829
He is the only president to serve in the House of Representatives after office.

Andrew Jackson
1829-1837
He was held as a prisoner of war and is the only president thus far that has happened to.

Martin Van Buren
1837-1841
In his younger years, he worked in a tavern.

William Henry Harrison
1841-1841
He delivered the longest inauguration speech on record. It was cold and raining that fateful day but he pushed through the weather. When the ceremony was over he ended up with a terrible cold. The cold grew worse and worse. He died a month after his inauguration.

John Tyler
1841-1845
He was elected to the office of the confederacy after his time as president.

James K. Polk
1845-1849
He was the first president born in North Carolina.

Zachary Taylor
1849-1850
He died from Cholera in his first year as president.

Millard Fillmore
1850-1853
He was never actually elected, he took over after Taylor died.

Franklin Pierce
1853-1857
All of his three sons died at the age of 12.

James Buchanan
1857-1861
His birthday is two days after mine.

Abraham Lincoln
1861-1865
Abraham’s son’s life was saved by his killer’s brother. He is in the wrestling hall of fame. His dog was also assassinated. He is the tallest president yet.

Andrew Johnson
1865-1869
He was the first president to be impeached.

Ulysses S. Grant
1869-1877
He prevented Robert E. Lee from being charged with treason.

Rutherford B. Hayes
1877-1881
He was the first president to use a phone in office.

James Garfield
1881-1881
At one point he was a minister.

Chester A. Arthur
1881-1885
He owned at least 80 pairs of pants.

Grover Cleveland
1885-1889
His first career was as a teacher.

Benjamin Harrison
1889-1893
He was the first president to use electricity in the White House

Grover Cleveland
1893-1897
His real first name is Stephen.

William McKinley
1897-1901
He was assassinated in 1901.

Theodore Roosevelt
1901-1909
He was the first president to leave the country while in office.

William Howard Taft
1909-1913
He was the heaviest president at an outstanding 330 pounds.

Woodrow Wilson
1913-1921
He led us into World War 1.

Warren G. Harding
1921-1923
Drank alcohol while in office, violating the 18th amendment.

Calvin Coolidge
1923-1929
His father carried out his inauguration ceremony.

Herbert Hoover
1929-1933
He became an orphan at age nine.

Franklin D. Roosevelt
1933-1945
In his first one hundred days in office, he closed all banks for a period of days.

Harry S. Truman
1945-1953
He survived an assassination attempt.

Dwight D. Eisenhower
1953-1961
He banned squirrels from the grounds because they were ruining his putting green.

John F. Kennedy
1961-1963
He died younger than any other president to date. Also, his application to the school of Harvard was just five sentences long. He also won the Pulitzer Prize.

Lyndon B. Johnson
1963-1969
He pursued the Vietnam War.

Richard Nixon
1969-1974
He resigned so that he wouldn’t be impeached, though he still went to trial and was pardoned by his vice president when he became the actual president.

Gerald Ford
1974-1977
He wasn’t actually even elected into office, not as president or vice president.

Jimmy Carter
1977–1981
Jimmy Carter played hooky and went yo a movie so he was not chosen to be valedictorian.

Ronald Reagan
1981–1989
Two years after his “Tear Down this Wall” speech the Berlin Wall was torn down.

George H. W. Bush
1989–1993
He was known as the youngest Navy pilot n 1943.

Bill Clinton
1993-2001
He was impeached, he also won a Grammy.

George W. Bush
2001–2009
He never used his power to veto.

Barack Obama
2009-2017
He enjoys collecting comics.

Donald Trump
2017-
Trump Tower was used in the movie The Dark Knight Rises as Wayne Enterprises.

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