The 22nd Amendment

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  • George Washington's Farewell Address

    George Washington's Farewell Address
    The first president of the United States, George Washington, decides not to run for a third term and gives his Farewell Address. Washington decided to write the letter and end his career due to his old age, duties of presidency, and many attacks from enemies on the battle field. From: Wikipedia
  • Thomas Jefferson Contirubutes to Two Term Limit

    Thomas Jefferson Contirubutes to Two Term Limit
    Thomas Jefferson contributed to the idea that a president should only serve two terms as well. In 1807 he wrote, "if some termination to the services of the chief Magistrate be not fixed by the Constitution, or supplied by practice, his office, nominally four years, will in fact become for life." From: Wikipedia
  • Ulysses S. Grant Runs for a Third Term

     Ulysses S. Grant Runs for a Third Term
    Grant trys to run for a third term after serving from 1869 to 1877. He came a long ways from getting the third term when he lost his party nomination. From: Wikipedia
  • Theodore Rosevelt Goes for Third Term

    Theodore Rosevelt Goes for Third Term
    Theodore Roosevelt finsihed William McKinley's term after he was ascinated. In 1912 he looked to be elected for his third term after finshing McKinley's term and one of his own but lost to Woodrow Wilson. From: Wikipedia
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt gets his Third Term

    Franklin D. Roosevelt gets his Third Term
    Franklin Roosevelt becomes the first president to win and serve his third term. Getting through the depression and WWII occuring was a reason for keeping him in office. From: Wikipedia
  • Franklin Roosevelt Wins Fourth Election

    Franklin Roosevelt Wins Fourth Election
    Roosevelt wins his fourth term this year! In the following year he suffers from a cerebral hemorrhage and dies while in office. From: Wikipedia
  • The 22nd Amendment is Passed

    The 22nd Amendment is Passed
    On this day the 22nd amendment is passed by congress. In general terms it stopped any president from serving more than two terms from this point on. From: Wikia
  • 22nd Amendment Ratified

    22nd Amendment Ratified
    On this day the 22nd amendment was officially ratified making it an amendment. There was some controversy over if this was the right decision or not but was ratified anyways. From: Wikipedia
  • Eisenhower Says he won't go for Third Term

    Eisenhower Says he won't go for Third Term
    Eisenhower announces that he won't run for a third term in 1960. Although he wants to his wife and doctor convince him it would be terrible for his health. From: Wikia
  • King Obama

    King Obama
    Rumor spreads that President Obama may repeal the 22nd Amendment. Word is he may pass a bill repealing the 22nd amendment making him president for long to come. From: Infowars