U.S. Presidents Part 1Feb 18, 2020
On the occasion of the 45th presidential election in the United States, Epic History brings the presentation of the first 44
presidentsof the United States George Washington, the hero of the Revolutionary War and the first president of the United States, twice elected by the election election. University unanimously Strictly neutral during his term Resigned after two terms The president was also the first person to be defeated in presidential elections Thomas Jefferson - the principal drafter of the Declaration of Independence Was a radical advocate of individual liberty But Jefferson, like his predecessors, owned slaves Opposed the Federalists And a strong central government But Jefferson tripled the size of the United States with the Louisiana Purchase James Madison - 5 feet 4 inches shortest president in US history But he pushed for a federal constitution and Bill of Rights As president, he was forced to go to war again with Great Britain to defend America's maritime rights.
James Monroe, the last of the Founding Fathers to be president. He warned Europe to stay out of American affairs while keeping the United States out of European affairs. He passed away. legislation to free slaves Restricted to existing slave-holding states and territories south of the Missouri Compromise Line Monroe supported free African-American immigration to Liberia That is why Liberia's capital is called Monrovia John Quincy Adams - No. Son of second President John Adams He was a brilliant diplomat who always prioritized economic development He paid off most of the US national debt during his tenure Andrew Jackson, a no-nonsense soldier Hero of the Second Revolution Also a Democrat Founder Jackson was wounded in a duel His style autocratic led his opponents, the Whigs, to call him Dictator Jackson pioneered policy of forcible removal of Indian tribes to move Native Americans west of the Mississippi River Martin Van Buren-First born president in post-Independence America He was the son of an innkeeper and spoke Dutch at home.
His presidency was affected by the first g America's great financial crisis Served one term, then lost three consecutive re-election campaigns William Henry Harrison: A soldier in the long-running battle against Native Americans who gave the longest inaugural speech in history but served the shortest term in office - died of pneumonia at 30 days - died for the first time in office John Tyler - first vice president to become president in His successor after the death of his predecessor, was expelled from his own
party, the Whig Party, for vetoing a bill of Whig law believed to be contrary to state rights Joined the Union Started the Mexican-American War and obtained much land, including California, Nevada, and Utah Negotiated with the British and obtained the Territory of Oregon Zachary Taylor - Soldier professional US-Mexico War hero who never voted and had no strong political convictions As tensions rose between slave states Free States Threatened Southern Secessionists But Soon Died of Stomach Virus Millard Fillmore - Born in a log cabin, he was the last Whig president to endorse a compromise on the North-South slave issue that soon turned out to be short lived franklin pierce who was short lived after witnessing the death of his 11 year old son with his wife soon to be president of the united states probably traumatized both accelerated the civil war by allowing violence in kansas in kansas both for and against settlers in kansas fighting for control of land james buchanan - attempted to reconcile the conflict between north and south failed. division of the Democratic Party and the secession of the southern states of the Union.
Abraham Lincoln, the first Republican president. He led the North to win the Civil War and freed all slaves in the South by executive order. He was the first president to be assassinated. by John Wilkes Booth shot Andrew Johnson at Ford's Theater in Washington, a Southerner of modest origins who supported the North in the Civil War but blocked Congressional attempts to reform the South after the war, leading to impeachment of Johnson by Congress, though he ultimately avoided impeachment. by Senate by one vote Ulysses S. Grant - Civil War hero who used military force to further rebuild former slave states and protect white supremacist goals during his presidency Inside also saw war against Native peoples on the Great Plains Rutherford B.
Hayes - Won the most contentious, corrupt and violent presidential election Tried to heal the wounds of the Civil War and Reconstruction Withdrew from the South The Federal Army led to a resurgence of white supremacists James A. Garfield - Took over corruption in the Senate and civil service with some success, but was fired by a disgruntled law firm Murdered and died of festering wounds Chester Arthur - The unexpected son of an Irish Baptist preacher Proves his position in politics and continues Garfield Grover Cleveland's Government Bureaucracy Reform - The First Message -Democratic President d e Civil War and the only one to serve two non-consecutive terms.
He used the presidential veto to veto measures he believed exceeded the authority of the federal government, including pensions for Civil War veterans and subsidies for destitute farmers. the
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