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The articles in this website contain interesting facts, timelines, pictures and information about all of the US Presidents and American history during their presidencies. Great pictures and videos of all the US Presidents. The major events and the accomplishments of each of the US Presidents are  detailed in biographies, timelines and fact sheets about all the American presidencies.

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Discover interesting information about the life and biography of each, individual US President with videos and lists with facts about Assassinated Presidents, Impeached Presidents, Republican Presidents, Democratic Presidents. Every US President article features unique pictures of all of the US Presidents. There are also sections featuring the speeches and quotes of all the US Presidents. Discover all the names of the Mount Rushmore Presidents, the American Presidents Cabinet, the Best US Presidents and the Worst US Presidents, the US Presidents on money and lists and facts about the American Vice Presidents and the American First Ladies.

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The US Presidents: Short Biographies on the Lives of the US Presidents

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George Washington

US Presidents: George Washington was the first president of America. He helped to establish the federal government and aspired to create a free, democratic and united country. His term in office as the American president was from 1789 until 1797. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President John Adams

John Adams

US Presidents: John Adams was the first American Vice president and the second president of America. He is highly regarded as one of the most influential Founding Fathers of the United States. His presidency spanned from 1797 to 1801.

US president Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

US Presidents: Thomas Jefferson was the third president of America and most famous as the Author of the Declaration of Independence and for his negotiation of the Louisiana Purchase with France which doubled the size of the United States. His presidency dates were from 1801 to 1809. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President James Madison

James Madison

US Presidents: James Madison was the fourth president of America and best remembered as the father of the Bill of Rights and for presiding over the War of 1812 with Britain. His term in office as American president was from 1809 to 1817. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President James Monroe

James Monroe

US Presidents: James Monroe was the fifth president of America and is best known for the "Monroe Doctrine." which stated that the United States would not allow European interference in the Western Hemisphere. His presidency spanned from 1817 to 1825. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams

US Presidents: John Quincy Adams was the sixth president of America and the son of the second American president John Adams. John Quincy Adams is remembered for helping to formulate the Monroe Doctrine and negotiating the Treaty of Ghent. His term as American President was from 1825 to 1829. He became a member of the House of Representatives when he led the fight against the 'Gag Rule' in 1836 to force Congress to receive antislavery petitions.

US President Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

US Presidents: Andrew Jackson was the 7th president of America and is considered to be the father of the modern American Presidency as he significantly contributed to the expansion of the office. His presidency dates were from 1829 to 1837. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren

US Presidents: Martin Van Buren was the 8th president of America whose American presidency was dogged by an economic depression that led to bank failures and food riots known as the "Panic of 1837." His term as American president was from 1837 to 1841. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President William Harrison

William Harrison

US Presidents: William Harrison was the 9th president of America and is remembered as the first American president to die in office serving just for 32 days. His short term in office as president started in 1841.

US President John Tyler

John Tyler

US Presidents: John Tyler was the 10th president of America who assumed the office of American president after the death of his predecessor William Harrison. His most notable accomplishment was making Florida part of the union. He is also remembered for his approval of the annexation of Texas. His presidency spanned from 1841 to 1845.

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James Knox Polk

US Presidents: James Knox Polk was the 11th president of America and is best known for his American policy of expansion which added Texas, California and other territory to the U.S. His term as American president was from 1845 to 1849. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor

US Presidents: Zachary Taylor was the 12th president of America and the second to die whilst in office. Despite owning many slaves he angered many Southerners by taking a moderate stance on the issue of slavery. His presidency dates were from 1849 to 1850. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President Millard Fillmore

Millard Fillmore

US Presidents: Millard Fillmore was the 13th president of America known for his approval of the Compromise of 1850, which allowed slavery in the South. This American law failed as neither the North nor the South was happy with it. His presidency spanned from 1850 to 1853. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US president Franklin Pierce

Franklin Pierce

US Presidents: Franklin Pierce was the 14th president of America. Franklin Pierce was incapable of stemming the American march towards Civil War and one of his few accomplishments was initiating discussions on acquiring Alaska. His term as American President was from 1853 to 1857. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President James Buchanan

James Buchanan

US Presidents: James Buchanan was the 15th president of America and the only bachelor to ever serve in the White House. An ineffective American president, he failed to find a compromise to keep the South from seceding and the Union broke apart. His presidency spanned from 1857 to 1861. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

 

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US president Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

US Presidents: Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of America who led the Union into the Civil War to preserve the nation and end slavery. He was assassinated five days after the Confederate armies surrendered. His term in office as American president was from 1861 to 1865. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US president Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson

US Presidents: Andrew Johnson was the 17th president of America who served in office following the assassination of John Tyler. He was the first president to be impeached, although never convicted. His presidency spanned from 1865 to 1869. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President Ulysses S Grant

Ulysses S Grant

US Presidents: Ulysses S Grant was the 18th president of America and the great military hero of the Civil War. He led the North to victory over the Confederate South during the Civil but his presidency was marred by various scandals. His presidency spanned from 1869 to 1877. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President Rutherford B Hayes

Rutherford B Hayes

US Presidents: Rutherford B Hayes was the 19th president of America who won the election by just one electoral vote. He ended Reconstruction in the South recalling the troops and allowing the South to govern itself. His American presidency spanned from 1877 to 1881. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President James Garfield

James Garfield

US Presidents: James Garfield was the 20th president of America. His American presidency was short-lived due to an assassination attempt which led to his death. His presidency spanned from 100 days in 1881. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

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Chester A Arthur

US Presidents: Chester A Arthur was the 21st president of America well known for being honest and responsible. His major accomplishment was the reform of the civil service system. His presidency spanned from 1881 to 1885. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

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Grover Cleveland

US Presidents: Grover Cleveland was the 22nd & 24th president of America, the only president to be elected to two non consecutive terms. The conservative Cleveland supported the gold standard and was famous for breaking the Pullman strike of 1894. His first term in office was from 1885 to 1889. His second term as president was from 1893-1897.

US President Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison

US Presidents: Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd president of America and the grandson of the 9th president, William Henry Harrison. His presidency saw the first step towards making sure that trade was not limited by the existence of monopolies. His American presidency spanned from 1889 to 1893. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US president William McKinley

William McKinley

US Presidents: William McKinley was the 25th president of America and was assassinated by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. During his term in office America became a world power for the first time and president McKinley led the US during the Spanish-American War. His term as American president was from 1897 to 1901.

US President Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

US Presidents: Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of America and the first president to visit a foreign country whilst in office. He is famous for many accomplishments including the building of the Panama Canal, creating the National Parks and cracking down on business monopolies. His presidency dates were from 1901 to 1909. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President William Taft

William Taft

US Presidents: William Taft was the 27th president of America and is the only president who became a Supreme Court Justice. His presidency was characterized by Taft's Dollar Diplomacy and the dissolution of trusts. His term in office as American president was from 1909 to 1913. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson

US Presidents: Woodrow Wilson was the 28th president of America who led the US into World War I in 1917 and also drafted the peace plan at the end of it. His presidency dates were from 1913 to 1921. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President Warren Hardin

Warren Harding

US Presidents: Warren Harding was the 29th president of America. He was dogged by various scandals during his presidency and died in office, just as massive corruption in the Teapot Dome scandal was about to become public. His presidency spanned from 1921 to 1923. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

 

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US President Calvin Coolidge

Calvin Coolidge

US Presidents: Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president of America during a period of economic prosperity. His policy was that government should interfere as little as possible with businesses and individuals and he therefore ignored signs that the stock market was likely to collapse. His term in office was from 1923 to 1929. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover was the 31st president of America who was blamed for the Great Stock Market Crash and the Great Depression in 1929. His American presidency dates were from 1929 to 1933. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President Franklin D Roosevelt

Franklin D Roosevelt

US Presidents: Franklin D Roosevelt was the 32nd president of America and the only president to serve more then two terms. He led the nation out of the Great Depression and towards victory in World War II. His term in office as American president was from 1933 to 1945. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President Harry S Truman

Harry S Truman

Harry S Truman was the 33rd president of America who made the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan leading to the end of World War II. On his desk, Truman had a plaque that said "The Buck Stops Here." His American presidency spanned from 1945 to 1953. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President Dwight D Eisenhower

Dwight D Eisenhower

Dwight D Eisenhower was the 34th president of America who led the nation to the end of the Korean War and steered a moderate course during the Cold War. His term in office as American president was from 1953 to 1961. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President John F Kennedy

John F Kennedy

John F Kennedy was the 35th president of America who was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. During his term in office he forced the Russians to back down during the Cuban Missile Crisis when the world was on the brink of nuclear war. His American presidency dates were from 1961 to 1963. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President Lyndon B Johnson

Lyndon B Johnson

Lyndon B Johnson was the 36th president of America who was sworn into office on an airplane after the assassination of John F Kennedy. His presidency was dominated by the Vietnam War although his policies resulting in significant anti-poverty measures and civil rights programs should also be remembered. His presidency spanned from 1963 to 1969.

US President Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon was the 37th president of America and the only U.S. president in history to resign his office. His resignation was due to his involvement in the Watergate break-in and cover-up scandal. His term in office as American president was from 1969 to 1974. Read about the life of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford became the 38th president of America following the resignation of Richard Nixon. He was the only president neither elected to the Presidency nor the Vice Presidency. president Ford granted the disgraced Nixon an unconditional pardon which was extremely unpopular with the voters and probably cost him re-election. His presidency dates were from 1974 to 1977.

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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter was the 39th president of America. His major accomplishment was the Camp David Peace agreement between Israel and Egypt. His failures were the economy and the Iran hostage crisis. His term in office as American president was from 1977 to 1981. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents. Discover interesting facts about his life and biography.

US President Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan was the 40th president of America. He enjoyed great popularity. His domestic policies encouraged entrepreneurship and his presidency saw substantial economic recovery. His foreign policies were heavily anti-communist and he encouraged new defence technology so that the US could confront the Soviet Union and its allies. He is particularly remembered for forging a strong relationship with Britain. His presidency dates were from 1981 to 1989.

US President George H Bush

George H Bush

George H Bush was the 41st president of America whose term saw the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. He also led the U.S. in the 1991 Gulf War against Iraq. His term in office as American president was from 1989 to 1993. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton was the 42nd president of America and was the second president in American history to be impeached due to the Lewinsky scandal. He was subsequently acquitted on all impeachment charges of perjury and obstruction of justice. His presidency spanned from 1993 to 2001. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President George W Bush

George W Bush

George W Bush was the 43rd president of America who, following the September 11th terrorist attacks, led the nation into war against Afghanistan and Iraq. His presidency dates were from 2001 to 2009. Read about the life and biography of one of the most famous US Presidents.

US President Barack Obama

Barack Obama

Barack Obama is the 44th president of America and is the first African American to be elected president of the United States. His term in office started in 2009. The major events of his presidency have included the economic crisis at home and the on-going fight against terrorism.

 

US Presidents - History Timelines of Major Events and Accomplishments
Discover the major events and accomplishments during the presidencies of the famous US Presidents. Every section is accompanied by pictures of the US Presidents. Comprehensive facts and important information about the wars and conflicts that involved the US, important initiatives and achievements such as the exploration of space. Learn about the ratification of important Acts, laws, amendments and additions to the Constitution that were initiated by US Presidents passed by Congress detailed in the timelines of US Presidents. Find the history and events surrounding the deaths of the Assassinated Presidents and their assassins. The history of the impeached US Presidents, the Constitution of the United States, the House of Representatives, the US Senate and the process of Impeachment. Overview of the Presidents of the USA with pictures, facts and interesting trivia.

US Presidents - The Mount Rushmore Presidents and Important US Presidents Dates
Discover interesting facts and information about the history surrounding the creation of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial and why the Mount Rushmore US Presidents were chosen. The helpful list of US Presidents Dates contain the names of all the US Presidents, the number of their presidencies, their terms and dates in office and their ages at inauguration, their dates of birth and their dates of death, their age at death and the lifespan dates of all the US Presidents. The article on the US Presidents dates in office contains details of the dates of their tenure or terms in office, the dates they assumed office, their age at Inauguration and the dates they left office.

US Presidents - Political Parties, Republicans and Democrats
Our article on US Presidents in order with dates and parties also provides a definition of all the US Political Parties together with their ideals, views and beliefs. Learn about the political affiliations of each US President. Who were Republicans and who were Democrats? Refer to our articles on Republican and Democratic President sections. Our article on US Presidents in order with dates and parties also provides a definition of all the US Political Parties together with their ideals, views and beliefs.

US Presidents Government: Presidential Cabinets, Presidential Succession & Presidents Quiz
Discover fascinating facts about the US Government, the members of each Presidential Cabinet and the cabinet departments. The order of Presidential succession and the definitions of the roles of the Vice President, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate Pro Tempore and the Presidential Cabinet members.

US Presidents Ranking - The Best and the Worst
Our article on US Presidents in order with dates and parties also provides a definition of all the US Political Parties together with their ideals, views and beliefs. Learn about the political affiliations of each US President. Who were Republicans and who were Democrats? Refer to our articles on Republican and Democratic President sections. Our article on US Presidents in order with dates and parties also provides a definition of all the US Political Parties together with their ideals, views and beliefs.

US Presidents and the First Ladies: Biographies and Nicknames
Our Discover fascinating facts and information about the First Ladies from Martha Washington, Mary Todd Lincoln to Michelle Obama. Facts sheets on all of their first ladies detailing important information about their lives, their characters and personalities, nicknames, their relationships and their accomplishments together with the causes and charities that they supported.

The US Presidents - The Impeached Presidents
Discover the history of the impeached Presidents. The right to impeach public officials, including US Presidents, is secured by the U.S. Constitution. Two US Presidents have been impeached: Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton. Richard Nixon, one of the most famous, or infamous of all the US Presidents resigned before before he could be impeached. Read about the history of the impeached US Presidents.

The Assassinated Presidents
Find facts and information about the assassinated Presidents and the names of their assassins. The history and events that led to the deaths of the assassinated Presidents.

The Mount Rushmore Presidents
Find facts and information about the Mount Rushmore Presidents.

The Republican and the Democratic Presidents: Political Parties
Learn about the political affiliations of the US Presidents. Who were Republicans and who were Democrats? Refer to our articles on Republican Presidents and Democratic Presidents.

US Presidents Dates in Office
This article provides facts and information about all US Presidents Dates in Office.

The Greatest US Presidents - US President Ranking List
Use our US President Ranking list as a guideline to the Greatest US Presidents.

The Best US Presidents
Find facts and information on Who were the Best US Presidents?

The Worst US Presidents
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The US Presidents - the Presidents on money
Find facts and information the Presidents on money. Which US Presidents are on coins? Which US Presidents are on bills?

The Presidents of the USA
Overview of the Presidents of the USA with pictures, facts and interesting trivia. Discover interesting facts and trivia including answers to common questions such as who was the tallest president, the heaviest president, the lightest President, the most intelligent President, the greatest Presidents and the names of the US Presidents who died in office.

Lists of US Presidents
We have provided various lists of US Presidents: lists in alphabetical order, lists in chronological order, lists of the Vice Presidents and lists of the First Ladies.

The US Presidents and the First Ladies
Facts, information and short biographies of the First Ladies and their roles in the presidencies.

The US Presidents Speeches
Read the transcripts, watch the videos and listen to the famous speeches made by famous US Presidents.

Quotes by US Presidents
Read our selection of quotes by US Presidents.

The 44 Presidents?
Are there 43 or 44 Presidents? Learn why there are actually only 43 US Presidents but 44 Presidential Administrations.

The US Presidents Quiz Game
The perfect way to learn! Play our free, unique Quiz Game. Multiple choice answers to questions based on our great pictures and images.

  

 

 

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