The First Five Presidents of the United States of America By brittneyjolly Apr 30, 1789 President George Washington George Washington was our first p;resident ever elected. He was from virgina and was consider a grand gentleman. The end of his term the two party system we know today was beginging to form. Nov 3, 1796 John Adams John Adams was from Massachusetts and was very involved in the military. He is most know for the X, Y, Z affair and this is the three commionsioners that were sent to france for talks. Feb 17, 1801 Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was born in virgina on a family plantation. He was most known as the author of the Declartion of Independence. Mar 4, 1809 James Madison James Madison was born in Orange County, Virgina. He participated in the framinig of the Virgina Constitution. The thing he is know for is help in framing the Bill of Rights. Mar 4, 1817 James Monroe James Monroe was born in Westmoreland County, Virgina. He was part of the Anti-Federalist in the Virgina Convention. He is known for helping in the Louisiana Purchase.