- George Washington (1789–1797)
- John Adams (1797–1801)
- Thomas Jefferson (1801–1809)
- James Madison (1809–1817)
- James Monroe (1817–1825)
- John Quincy Adams (1825–1829)
- Andrew Jackson (1829–1837)
- Martin Van Buren (1837–1841)
|1945-1949||Harry S. Truman||Bess Wallace Truman|
|1949-1953||Harry S. Truman||Bess Wallace Truman|
|1953-1961||Dwight D. Eisenhower||Mamie Doud Eisenhower|
|1961-1963||John F. Kennedy||Jacqueline Kennedy|
- George Washington. The 1st President of the United States.
- John Adams. The 2nd President of the United States.
- Thomas Jefferson. The 3rd President of the United States.
- James Madison. The 4th President of the United States.
- James Monroe. …
- John Quincy Adams. …
- Andrew Jackson. …
- Martin Van Buren.
- 1 1930s. 1.1 Presidency of Herbert C. Hoover. 1.2 Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- 2 1940s. 2.1 Presidency of Harry S. Truman.
Only Gerald Ford was never successfully elected as either President or Vice President, though he served in both positions.
|Official portrait, 2012|
|44th President of the United States|
|In office January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2017|
|Vice President||Joe Biden|
|No.||President||Years of Service|
|1.||George Washington||Apr. 30, 1789–Mar. 3, 1797|
|2.||John Adams||Mar. 4, 1797–Mar. 3, 1801|
|3.||Thomas Jefferson||Mar. 4, 1801–Mar. 3, 1805|
|Thomas Jefferson||Mar. 4, 1805–Mar. 3, 1809|
In November 1781, John Hanson became the first President of the United States in Congress Assembled, under the Articles of Confederation.
|39||Jimmy Carter||State legislator|
|41||George H. W. Bush||Federal office|
With the assassination of President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, not quite 43, became the youngest President in the Nation’s history.
Two vice presidents, George Clinton and John C. Calhoun, held the office under two different presidents. Of the 15 vice presidents who went on to become president, eight succeeded to the office on the death of a president, and four of these were later elected president.
On November 7, 1944, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is elected to an unprecedented fourth term in office. FDR remains the only president to have served more than two terms.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the New Deal. In the summer of 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Governor of New York, was nominated as the presidential candidate of the Democratic Party.
When Abraham Lincoln took the oath of office 72 years after Washington, he confronted the greatest crisis in American history with a nation torn in two.
Abraham Lincoln at 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) surmounts Lyndon B. Johnson as the tallest president. James Madison, the shortest president, was 5 ft 4 in (163 cm).
James BuchananPhotograph by Mathew Brady, 1850–186815th President of the United StatesIn office March 4, 1857 – March 4, 1861Vice PresidentJohn C. Breckinridge
Swimming was his primary source of exercise, as he explained in an 1819 diary entry: “I find it, as always, conducive to health, cleanliness, and comfort.” As was common at the time, John Quincy Adams left his clothing on a nearby rock, skinny dipping in the Potomac for “an hour and half to two hours” at a time.
On November 6, 2012, Obama was re-elected for his second term as President of the United States. He won 65,915,795 popular votes and 332 electoral votes, with two states less than in his 2008 victory.
As the third president of the United States, Jefferson stabilized the U.S. economy and defeated pirates from North Africa during the Barbary War. He was responsible for doubling the size of the United States by successfully brokering the Louisiana Purchase. He also founded the University of Virginia.
In the course of the history of the United States four Presidents have been assassinated, within less than 100 years, beginning with Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Attempts were also made on the lives of two other Presidents, one President-elect, and one ex-President.
1. John Adams. John Adams was the second president from 1797 to 1801, after serving as the nation’s first vice president under George Washington. He had an IQ of 173, according to Simonton’s estimates.
December 19, 1934, is the 12th President of India. She is the first woman and the first Maharashtrian to hold this post. Patil, a member of the Indian National Congress, was nominated by the ruling United Progressive Alliance and Indian Left.
Washington knew that the name he answered to would not only set the tone for his position, but also establish and authenticate the security of the entire American government. Conscious of his conduct, Washington accepted the simple, no-frills title adopted by the House: “The President of the United States”.
He signed the first United States copyright law, protecting the copyrights of authors. He also signed the first Thanksgiving proclamation, making November 26 a national day of Thanksgiving for the end of the war for American independence and the successful ratification of the Constitution.
PresidencyName (Birth–Death)33April 12, 1945 – January 20, 1953Harry S. Truman (1884–1972)34January 20, 1953 – January 20, 1961Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969)35January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963John F. Kennedy (1917–1963)36November 22, 1963 – January 20, 1969Lyndon B. Johnson (1908–1973)
Bill ClintonIn office January 20, 1993 – January 20, 2001Vice PresidentAl GorePreceded byGeorge H. W. BushSucceeded byGeorge W. Bush
Andrew JohnsonVice PresidentNonePreceded byAbraham LincolnSucceeded byUlysses S. Grant16th Vice President of the United States
On November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was killed by an assassin’s bullets as his motorcade wound through Dallas, Texas. Kennedy was the youngest man elected President; he was the youngest to die.
No.PresidentAge at start of presidency39Jimmy Carter52 years, 111 days Jan 20, 197740Ronald Reagan69 years, 349 days Jan 20, 198141George H. W. Bush64 years, 222 days Jan 20, 1989
Nine vice presidents have ascended to the presidency in this way – eight (John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Chester A. Arthur, Theodore Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, Harry S. Truman, and Lyndon B. Johnson) through the president’s death and one (Gerald Ford) through the president’s resignation.
New York was the birth state of eight vice presidents, the most of any state: George Clinton, Daniel D. Tompkins, Martin Van Buren, Millard Fillmore, Schuyler Colfax, William A.
Passed by Congress in 1947, and ratified by the states on February 27, 1951, the Twenty-Second Amendment limits an elected president to two terms in office, a total of eight years. However, it is possible for an individual to serve up to ten years as president.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (/ˈroʊzəvəlt/, /-vɛlt/ ROH-zə-velt; January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American politician and attorney who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
The Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and the start of World War II on the European front were some of the most impactful historical events of the time. These events influenced what our ancestors wore, what they did for work, how they managed their homes, where they lived, what they did for fun, and much more.
The Dust Bowl, also known as “the Dirty Thirties,” started in 1930 and lasted for about a decade, but its long-term economic impacts on the region lingered much longer. Severe drought hit the Midwest and Southern Great Plains in 1930. Massive dust storms began in 1931.
Great Depression, worldwide economic downturn that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. It was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialized Western world, sparking fundamental changes in economic institutions, macroeconomic policy, and economic theory.