1860-1928 Presidents- Brittany Barr

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  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    Lincoln is remembered for his role as the leader in perserving the Union during the Civil War. He is also remembered for beginning the process that led to the end of slavery in the United States. (Emancipation Proclamation) For his character and leadership and as a man whose determination and perseverance led him to the nation's highest office.
  • Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant
    While Grant was president Virgina was readmitted to the Union after completing its reconstruction. Grant vetoes the Private Relief Bill. The Fifteenth Amendment was adopted while he was in office.
  • Rutherford B. Hayes

    Rutherford B. Hayes
    Hayes signed the Domestic Act. He also signed the Bill Requirements for black rights. Pronounced the necessity of creating an American controlled canal in Panama
  • James Garfield

    James Garfield
    Named Abraham Lincoln's son as Secretary of War. Got shot in a Washington railroad station. Two months later he died from blood poisoning after the surgeons couldn't find the bullet in his back.
  • Grover Cleveland

    Grover Cleveland
    He vetoed hundreds of private pension bills for American Civil War veterans. He recommended that Congress accepts the gift of The Statue of Liberty from France. The Statue of Liberty is placed on Liberty Island.
  • Benjamin Harrison

    Benjamin Harrison
    Harrison appoints Theodore Roosevelt as Civil Service Commissioner. He toured New England and expanded the Navy. Montana became the fourty-first state in the United States while Harrison was president.
  • William McKinley

    William McKinley
    McKinley calls the Congress for a meeting about revising the tariff laws. McKinley signs the Dingley Tariff Law. McKinley ordered northern Cuban ports.
  • Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt
    Roosevelt created the Square Deal. He is the person responsible for creating our National Parks System. He led the effort to get the rights to build the Panama Canal.
  • William H. Taft

    William H. Taft
    Taft continued Roosevelt's goal of expanding U.S. foreign trade in South and Central America, as well as in Asia. He attempted to break up U.S. Steel. He came to the White House promising to continue Roosevelt's agenda.
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson
    President Wilson extends official recognition to the new Republic of China. President Wilson appears before Congress to speak about revising tariffs. He is the first President since John Adams to address Congress personally.