5th period presidential timeline

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    Presidential Power

  • George Washington

    George Washington
    As a President he created the basic form and rituals of government, such as the cabinet. He aslso built a strong financed government that stayed solid during dififcult times.
  • Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson lead tyhe battle of New Orleans against the British. The Americans won by a landslide. Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the US and became so in 1829.
  • Suspension of the writ of Habeas Corpus- Abraham Lincoln

    Suspension of the writ of Habeas Corpus- Abraham Lincoln
    Lincoln suspended this writ in order to imprison those that he deemed "a threat to the union". This meant that any dissenters, rioters, or possible "disguised" rebels could be arrested in order to prevent them from committing sabotage against the union.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Battle of Gettysburg starts in Pennsylvania. The battle turned the tide of the war in favor of the North.
  • Bully Pupit

    Bully Pupit
    Prominent public positions that provides an oppurtunity for expounding one's views. Theodore Roosevelt first used this to describe the white house, meaning it was a terrific platform to persuade an agenda.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the decade preceding World War II.
    Franklin Roosevelt's resopnse to the Great Depression was The New Deal. The New Deal was about a reform of the way banks dealt with money when this happened. 15% of the people lost their life savings. Along with this deal the National Gold Reserve was created as a safety net if this situation was to happen again.
  • 22nd Amendment Ratified

    22nd Amendment Ratified
    Amendment passed that limits the president to two four year terms in office. This was in response to FDR's four terms.
  • Modern Media

    Modern Media
    Modern media is an easier way to get out information because there are a lot more people who use the internet

    Signed by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001. Stands for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism. Reduced restrictions on government intelligence gathering. Expires May 29, 2011.
  • Suspension of the writ of Habeas Corpus- George W. Bush

    Suspension of the writ of Habeas Corpus- George W. Bush
    George w. Bush used this suspension to arrest terrorist suspects in order to keep them from committing violent acts. This was controversial because it allowed Bush to arrest suspects without any actual evidence.
  • Barack Obama Elected President

    Barack Obama Elected President
    Obama elected 44th president of the United States