1860-1932 Presidents

  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln
    During Abraham Lincoln's presidential rein, he led his country in a Civil War of the moral rights of slavery. He wrote and enforced the Emancipation Proclamation. On April 15th, 1865, he was murdered by John Wilkes Booth. He was in office from 1861-1865.
  • Andrew Johnson

    Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Johnson took office for one term after Lincoln was assassinated. As the Seveteenth president, he was burdened with the issue of the reconstruction after the war. He ratified the 13th and 14th amendments as well. He was in office from 1865-1869.
  • Grover Cleveland

    Grover Cleveland
    Cleveland, a democrat, was in office from 1893-1897. His father died when he was a teenager- only sixteen. During his presidency, he was known for rightly fighting against the abuse of federal money.
  • William Mckinley

    William Mckinley
    He was sworn into office on March 4th, 1897. McKinley was known as kind of a mediocre president, because of his notorious way of allowing his friends to rule over his decisions. He was assassinated by in 1901, when his presidency abruptly ended.
  • Teddy Roosevelt

    Teddy Roosevelt
    He was in office from 1901 until 1909, due to William McKinley's assassination. Before presidency, he was well known as a soldier, hunter, author, naturalist, and explorer. He was known as a a Republican and a "trust-buster" for busting bad and corrupt trusts during his presidency.
  • William Taft

    William Taft
    He was in office from 1909-1913. When entering office, he was supposed to live up to the previous president's expectations- Teddy Roosevelt. Taft dissapointed Teddy and most all of America by partaking in bribery and allowing corrupt happenings to occur, for the benefit of his friends. The Pinchot-Ballinger affair is a prime example of this. Teddy Roosevelt then split from Taft and made his own Party- "the Bull Moose party".
  • Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson was the 26th president, and he was in office from 1913-1921. Wilson was known for cleverly side-stepping issues and weasling his way out of tough situations. He stood as an enormous obstacle for the Women's Suffrage Movement. When he was just narrowly re-elected for his second term, he had full control of America's entry into WW1.
  • Warren Harding

    Warren Harding
    Warren Harding was the 29th president, and he was in office from 1921-1923.He was a Republican from Ohio, who had served as Lieutenant Governor and a U.S Senator. He ran with the campaign to put "America first" and "make no enemies", However, he didn't follow is own motto very well due to the people that began to hate him during the corruption in his term. He was notorious for the "Ohio Gang", or the way that he rewarded friends and political contributors by putting them in office.
  • Calvin Coolidge

    Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president of the United States, his presidency from 1923-1929. He had been Harding's vice president, and took over presidency when he died. Coolidge was a quiet man, and was remembered fondly for regaining confidence in the White House after all of the corruption caused by the former presidents. During the Boston Police Strike of 1919, the nation began to recognize him as a man of decisive action.
  • Herbert Hoover

    Herbert Hoover
    Hoover was the 31st president of the United States, in presidency from 1929-1933. Before presidency, Hoover had very little political experience, but won by a landslide due to America's prosperity and growth at the time. As the country began to nosedive into the Great Depression, he fought against this decrease in prosperity with tariffs and volunteer work. Unfortunately, this was not enough to support the economy, and he wasn't re-elected due to this down spiral in the economy.