Past Presidents

Can anybody list for me every past president and what they did in there time as the president? and any fact you can give me about all the past wars?

no reason, just for the sake of knowledge.

Thank you very much!!

Answer #1
  1. William Henry Harrison, 1841

    Whig VP - John Tyler Secretary of State - Daniel Webster

  2. John Tyler, 1841-1845

    Anti-Jackson Democrat ran as VP on Whig ticket Secretary of State - Daniel Webster Major Items:

      Webster-Ashburton Treaty, 1842 
      Vetoes Clay's bill for 3rd Bank of the United States 
      Canadian Border set at 45th parallel 
  3. James K. Polk, 1845-1849

    original “dark horse” candidate Democrat VP - Dallas Major Items:

     Manifest Destiny 
     Texas becomes a state, 1845 
     Oregon boundary settled, 1846 
     Mexican War, 1846-1848 
     Treaty of Guadeloupe-Hidalgo, 1848 
     Wilmot Proviso 
  4. Zachary Taylor, 1849-1850

    Whig VP - Millard Fillmore

  5. Millard Fillmore, 1850-1853

    Whig Secretary of State - Daniel Webster Major Items:

     Compromise of 1850 
     Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, 1850 (Britain and U. S. agree not to expand in Central America if the canal is 
     Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1852 
  6. Franklin Pierce, 1853-1857

    Democrat VP - King Major Items:

     Kansas-Nebraska Bill, 1854 
     popular sovereignty 
     Japan opened to world trade, 1853 
     Underground Railroad 
     Bleeding Kansas 
     Ostend Manifesto, 1854 
  7. James Buchanan, 1857-1861

    Democrat VP- Breckinridge Major Items:

     Dred Scott decision, 1857 
     Lincoln-Douglas Debates, 1858 

Civil War, 1861-1865

  1. Abraham Lincoln, 1861-1865

    Republican VP - Andrew Johnson Secretary of State - William H. Seward (New York) Secretary of Treasury - Salmon P. Chase Secretary of War - Edwin M. Stanton Major Items:

     Civil War, 1861-1865 
     Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 
     Homestead Act, 1862 
     Morill Act, 1862 (created agricultural colleges) 
     Assassinated April 14th, 1865, by John Wilkes Booth 

Reconstruction, 1865-1877

  1. Andrew Johnson, 1865, 1869

    Republican Secretary of State - William H. Seward Major Items:

     13th Amendment, 1865 
     14th Amendment, 1868 
     Reconstruction Act, 1867 
     Tenure of Office Act, 1867 
     Impeachment Trial, 1868 
     Formation of KKK 
     Adoption of Black Codes in the South 
  2. Ulysses S. Grant, 1869-1877

    Republican VP - Colfax, Wilson Secretary of State - Hamilton Fish Major Items:

      15th Amendment, 1870 
      First Transcontinental Railroad, 1869 
      Tweed Ring 
      Panic of 1873 
      Crédit Mobilier 
      Whiskey Ring 
      Indian Ring 

Gilded Age, 1877-1900

  1. Rutherford B. Hayes, 1877-1881

    Republican VP - Wheeler Major Items:

     Bland-Allison Act, 1878 (free coinage of silver) 
     Troops withdrawn from the South, 1877
Answer #2

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  1. George Washington, 1789-1797

    VP - John Adams Secretary of State - Thomas Jefferson Secretary of Treasury - Alexander Hamilton Major Items:

      Judiciary Act, 1789 
      Tariff of 1789 
      Whiskey Rebellion, 1799 
      French Revolution - Citizen Genét, 1793 
      Jay Treaty with England, 1795 
      Pinckney Treaty with Spain, 1795 
      Farewell Address, 1796 
      First Bank of United States , 1791-1811 
  2. John Adams, 1797-1801

    Federalist VP - Thomas Jefferson Major Items:

      XYZ Affair, 1797 
      Alien Act, Sedition Act, 1798 
      Naturalization Act 
      "Midnight Judges," 1801 
      Kentucky (Jefferson) and Virginia (Madison) Resolutions, 1798 
  3. Thomas Jefferson, 1801-1809

    Republican VP - Aaron Burr Secretary of State - James Madison Major Items:

      Marbury v. Madison, 1803 
      Louisiana Purchase, 1803 
      Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1805 
      12th Amendment, 1804 
      Embargo Act, 1807 
      Non-Intercourse Act, 1809 
  4. James Madison, 1809-1817

    Republican VP - George Clinton Secretary of State - James Monroe Major Items:

      Macon Act, 1810 
      Berlin and Milan Decrees 
      Orders in Council 
      "War Hawks," 1811-1812 
      War of 1812 
      Hartford Convention, 1814 
      First Protective Tariff, 1816 

Era of Good Feelings and the Era of the Common Man, 1815-1840

  1. James Monroe, 1817-1825

    Republican VP - Tompkins Secretary of State - John Quincy Adams Major Items:

      Marshall's Decisions:  McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819; Dartmouth College v. Woodward, 1819; 
      Gibbons v. Ogden, 1824 
      Acquisition of Florida from Spain, 1819 
      Transcontinental or Adam-Oñis Treaty, 1819 
      Missouri Compromise, 1820 
      Monroe Doctrine, 1823 
      Sectional Tariff, 1824 
      Favorite Sons Election [Jackson, J. Q. Adams, Crawford, Clay], 1824 
  2. John Quincy Adams, 1825-1829

    National Republican VP - John C. Calhoun Secretary of State - Henry Clay Major Items:

      "Corrupt Bargain" 
      Erie Canal, 1825 
      Tariff of Abominations 
      Calhoun's Exposition and Protest, 1828 
  3. Andrew Jackson, 1829-1837

    Democrat VP - John C. Calhoun and Martin Van Buren Major Items:

      Jacksonian Democracy 
      Tariffs of 1832 and 1833 
      The 2nd Bank of the United States (due to expire in 1836) 
      Formation of the Whig Party, 1832 
  4. Martin Van Buren, 1837-1841

    Democrat VP - Richard M. Johnson Major Items:

      Panic of 1837 
      Specie Circular, no Bank of the United States 
      Unsound financing by state governments 

Ante-Bellum Period, 1840-1860

Answer #3
  1. James A Garfield, March 4 to September 19, 1881

    Republican VP - Chester A. Arthur Secretary of State - James A. Blaine Major Items:

     Assassinated by C. Julius Guiteau 
  2. Chester A. Arthur, 1881-1885

    Republican Secretary of State - James A. Blaine Major Items:

     Pendleton Act, 1883 (set up civil service commission) 
  3. Grover Cleveland, 1885-1889

    Democrat VP - Hendricks Major Items:

     Knights of Labor, 1886 
     Haymarket Riot, 1886 
     Interstate Commerce Act, 1887 
     Washburn v. Illinois, 1886 
  4. Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893

    Republican VP - Morton Secretary of State - James A. Blaine Major Items:

     Sherman Anti-trust Act, 1890 
     Populist Party Platform, 1892 
     North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Washington become states, 1889 
     Idaho and Wyoming become states, 1890 
     McKinley Tariff, 1890 
     Sherman Act, 1890 
  5. Grover Cleveland, 1893-1897

    Second Administration (only President to serve two non-consecutive terms) Democrat VP - Stevenson Major Items:

     Panic of 1893 
     Hawaiian incident, 1893 
     Venezuelan Boundary Affair, 1895 
     Pullman Strike, 1894 
     American Federation of Labor 
     Wilson-Gorman Tariff, 1894 
  6. William McKinley, 1897-1901

    Republican VP - Garet Hobart, 1896-1900 VP - Theodore Roosevelt Secretary of State - John Hay Major Items:

     New Imperialism 
     Spanish-American War, April 1898 - February 1899 
     Open Door Policy, 1899 
     Boxer Rebellion, 1900 
     McKinley was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz, 1901 

Progressive Age, 1900-1920

  1. Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1908

    Republican VP - Fairbanks Secretary of State - John Hay, Elihu Root Major Items:

     Panama Canal, 1903-1914 
     "Square Deal" 
     Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, 1904 
     Portsmouth Treaty, 1905 
     Gentleman's Agreement with Japan, 1904 
     Hague Conferences, 1899 and 1907 
     Hepburn Act, 1906 
     Pure Food and Drug Act, Meat Inspection Act, and "muckrakers", 1906 
     Political reforms of the Roosevelt Era 
     Coal Strike 
     Venezuelan Debt Controversy, 1902 
     Dominican Republic Crisis, 1902 
     Algerian Conference over Morocco, 1906 
  2. William Howard Taft, 1909-1913

    Republican VP - Sherman Major Items:

     Paine-Aldrich Tariff, 1909 
     Pinchot-Ballinger controversy, 1909 (conservation v. reclamation) 
     "Dollar Diplomacy" 
  3. Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921

    Democrat VP - Marshall Major Items:

     Underwood Tariff, 1913 
     16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th Amendments 
     Federal Reserve System, 1913 
     Glassower Act, 1913 
     Federal trade Commission, 1914 
     Clayton Anti-trust Act, 1914 
     Troops to Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Virgin Islands, Mexico 
     The Lusitania, May 1915 
     "Fourteen Points," January 1917 
     Treaty of Versailles, 1919-1920 
     "New Freedom" 

Roaring Twenties, 1920-1929

  1. Warren G. Harding, 1921-1923

    “Dark Horse” candidate Republican VP - Calvin Coolidge Secretary of State - Charles Evans Hughes Major Items:

     Teapot Dome Scandal 
     Washington Conference, 1921-1922 
     Fordney-McCumber Tariff, 1922
Answer #4
  1. Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1929

    Republican VP - Dawes Secretary of State - Frank Kellogg Major Items:

     Kellogg-Briand Pact, 1928 
  2. Herbert Hoover, 1929-1933

    Republican VP - Curtis Secretary of State - Henry L. Stimson Major Items:

     National Origins Immigration Act, 1929 
     Panic and Depression 
     Stock market Crash, 1929 
     Hawley-Smoot tariff, 1930 

The New Deal and the Era of Reform, 1920-1945

  1. Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1945

    Democrat VP - Garner, Wallace, Truman Major Items:

     New Deal 
     "Alphabet soup" bureaucracies 
     World War 2 
     Labor reforms 
  2. Harry S. Truman, 1945-1953

    Democrat VP - Barkley Major Items:

     World War 2 ends 
     Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, August 1945 
     Taft-Harley Act, 1947 
     Truman Doctrine, 1947 
     Marshall Plan, 1947 
     North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), 1949 
     Korean War, 1950-1953 
     "Fair Deal" 

The Cold War, 1945-1968

  1. Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1953-1961

    Republican VP - Nixon Major Items:

     22nd Amendment 
     Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas 
     Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) 
     Suez Crisis, 1956 
     Eisenhower Doctrine 
     the "race for space" 
     Alaska and Hawaii become states, 1959 
  2. John F. Kennedy, 1961-1963

    Democrat VP - Lyndon B. Johnson Major Items:

     Alliance for Progress 
     Baker v. Carr, 1962 
     Peace Corps 
     Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 
     "New Frontier" 
     Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty 
     Assassinated in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963, by Lee Harvey Oswald 
  3. Lyndon B. Johnson, 1963-1968

    Democrat VP - Humphrey Major Items:

     The "Cold War" 
     Cuban Policy 
     Income tax cut 
     Wesberry v. Sanders, 1964 
     Civil Rights Act, 1964 
     Voting Rights Act, 1965 
     Anti-Poverty Act, 1964 
     Elementary and Secondary education reform 
     "Great Society" 

Detente and Rapprochement, 1968 - present

  1. Richard M. Nixon, 1968-1974

    Republican VP - Spiro Agnew, Gerald Ford Major Items:

     "Imperial Presidency" 
     Landing on the moon, July 1969 
     Warren Burger, Chief Justice, 1969 
     Woodstock, August 1969 
     Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established, 1970 
     16th Amendment, 1971 
     Visit to China, February 1972 
     Visit to Russia, May 1972 
     Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT), 1972 
     Kissinger and "shuttle diplomacy," 1973-1975 
     Wounded Knee, South Dakota, 1973 
     Allende regime in Chile overthrown with the help of the CIA, September 1973 
     Agnew resigns, 1973 
     Nixon resigns, August 9, 1974 
     Pentagon Papers, August 30, 1971 (superior court allows the NY Times to publish) 
  2. Gerald Ford, 1974-1976

    Republican 1st appointed President VP - Nelson Rockefeller Neither President nor Vice-President had been elected Major Items:

     Pardons Richard Nixon 
     OPEC crisis, 1974 
  3. Jimmy Carter, 1977-1981

    Democrat VP - Walter Mondale Major Items:

     Panama Canal Treaty signed, September 1977 
     Established diplomatic relations with China and ended recognition of Taiwan 
     Three-Mile Island Incident, March 1979 (nuclear reactor leak in Pennsylvania) 
     Egypt and Israel peace treaty; Sadat and Begin win the Nobel Prize, 1979 
     Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979 (rescue attempt, 8 killed, April 1980) 
     Seizure of Afghanistan by Soviets, 1979 
     Boycott of Olympics in Moscow to protest invasion of Afghanistan 
  4. Ronald Reagan, 1981-1989

    Republican VP - George Bush Major Items:

     Hostages returned 
     Falkland Islands Crisis, 1982 (U. S. supports England) 
     1500 Marines sent to Beirut, 1983; withdrawn in 1984 
     Grenada, October 1983 
     Nicaragua, 1984 
     Sandra Day O'Connor, first woman appointed to the Supreme Court 
     "Supply-side economics" 
     Iran-Contra Hearings, Summer 1987 (Oliver North) 
  5. George Bush, 1989- 1993

    Republican VP - Dan Quayle Major Items:

     Savings and Loan Scandal, 1990 
     Berlin Wall came down leading to the reunification of Germany 
     Invasion of Panama, 1990 
     Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm (the Gulf War), January to August 1992 
  6. Bill Clinton, 1993-2001

    Democrat VP - Al Gore Major Items:

     North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), 1993 
     Proposes a national health care system, 1993 
     Participates in air strikes in Bosnia, 1994 
     Participates in air strikes in Iraq 
     Sex scandal, 1998 
     Participates in air strikes on Serbia, 1999 

then duh george bush

Pequot War (1637) Iroquois War (1642-1653) King Philip’s War (1675-1676) King William’s War a.k.a. The French and Indian Wars (#1) (1689-1697) Queen Anne’s War a.k.a. War of the Spanish Succession a.k.a. The French and Indian Wars (#2) (1702) Tuscarora Indian War (1711-1713) Dummer’s War a.k.a. Lovewell’s War (1721-1725) War of Jenkins’ Ear (1739-1742) King George’s War a.k.a. War of the Austrian Succession a.k.a. French and Indian Wars (#3) (1744-1748) French and Indian War (#4) a.k.a. Seven Years’ War (1754-1763, although some say 1756-1763) American Revolution (1763-1789) Whiskey Rebellion (1794) Tripolitan War (1801-1805) War of 1812 (1812-1814) Creek Indian War (1813-1814) War against Algeria (1815) First Seminole War (1817-1818) Black Hawk War (1832) Second Seminole War (1835-1842) The Alamo (1836) Battle of San Jacinto (1836) The Caroline Affair (1837-1842) Aroostock War (1838-1839) Antirent War a.k.a. Helderberg War (1839-1846) the Creole incident (1841-1842) Dorr’s Rebellion (1842) Catholic riots in Philadelphia (1844) War with Mexico a.k.a Mexican-American War (1846-1848) Wakarusa War (1855, 1856) Mountain Meadows Massacre (1857) The Civil War (1861-1865) Irish riot of 1871 (1871) Battle of Little Big Horn (1876) Anti-Chinese Riots (1877) Nez Perce war (1877) Controversey of 1889 (1889) Sitting Bull (1890) mob in Valparaiso (1891) miners riot (1894) The Spanish American War (1898) Philippine-American War (1899) war with China (1900) World War 1 (1917-1918) World War 2 (1941-1945) Korean War (1950-1953) Vietnam War (1961-1973) Persian Gulf War (1991) geeze the facts would take me forever

Answer #5

wow…^thats a lot of words

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