Abhraham Lincoln is the president whom impacted America the most and was the strongest. The first president of our country was George Washington, and although he was an impeccable leader, not the best when set side to Abraham Lincoln. Few individuals might say Washington was the best because he had originated the Citizen President. "He showed his tremendous leadership skills on the field of battle," (Weston 4), and also served in the French and Indian war, however he still does not compare to Lincoln. One of the major problems in America during the time Abraham Lincoln was president, was the civil war.
These legends and stories of legacy can often leave stones unturned. Many of the notable presidents in America's history live on through the American conscious due their participation in wars or uncertain times, but president James K. Polk is left out. Although President James K. Polk is overlooked by the glamor and notorieties of other American leaders, his presidency started off with very distinct goals that lead to a positive public influence. He used his executive power to reach those goals, and carved an incredible pathway for contemporary presidents. James K. Polk's presidency took place during the crucial forbearer to the western expansion, the ideals and actions of Manifest Destiny, and the Civil War.
If you ask anyone in America who were the top leaders of our nation, Geroge Washington would almost always be on the top of most people list. Some people may just think he doesnt deserve all the credit given or that he was simply just our first president, but they would be wrong. Washington was in the military before becoming
Andrew Jackson was president starting in 1824 and while he was in office, people had many different views on him. One of those views was that he exercised power as a total and absolute monarch. He was even given the nickname of “King Andrew the First.” Jackson should be viewed as an absolute monarch because instead of electing his cabinet, he appointed them, giving positions to his supporters. He also fired his whole cabinet, which only made people happy to see him as a tyrant. Because of his actions, Jackson should be viewed as an absolute monarch.
First, World War 1 and 2 show how the president has to deal with other countries to make sure everyone in our country is safe. Also, if it weren’t for our presidents in the World Wars, we wouldn’t be where we are today. Next, the Cold War was a war for powers and our presidents helped us so much by giving us a lot of power in the west. People don’t realize how our presidents have evolved over the ages to become more known and more powerful to make sure that the United States of America is a happy place to live. Also, Iran and Afghanistan also known as ISIS, are miserable terrorists, and this falls under the president’s job to make sure that they don’t come into the United States.
Both were influential leaders that many people looked up too. Abraham Lincoln before he was assassinated in 1865 he definitely left his mark on the world. Without his leadership people, today would not be where they are today. He was considered the greatest President of the United States. His action leads to the freeing of the slaves.
George Washington is indeed one of the best presidents our country has ever had. The citizen's adoration for him was endless, and his achievements and history still lives on today in our books and part of our education system. Washington did not start out to be a president, "He believed so strongly in that (running 2 terms only) concept that he refused to run for a third term." (Paragraph 3, Father of Our Nation), before his presidency, he was a general who fought at the front line of most battles. With such incredulous leadership skills, this lead him to becoming the well known Commander in Chief of the American Army.
The United States’ relationships with other countries has been ever changing since the founding of our country. The ways in which countries communicate is quite important because if something goes wrong, it could lead to war. Providentially, the men in positions of power have always wanted to maintain good relations as well as establish the US as a world leader. Through many processes, the US slowly gained the respect of other countries and was able to make decisions that affected the balance of power in the world. However, some presidential tactics in solving foreign affairs had never before been seen and changed the course of history.
England has always been famous for its democratic system since ancient times.Democracy in England is still being developed uptill now.It was introduced from the very early beginning of the kingship and the monarchy of many English Kings and Queens.Moreover,democracy witnessed some changes throughout the years due to the different figures who ruled the country.Each of the kings had their own role and impor-tance in the development of one of the cornerstones of English democracy. To start with,King John was the youngest son of king Henry II.He tended to be overshadowed by his older brother Richard.When Hnery II died,he left no land to John.That was why John was given the nickname "John Lackland. "Although John was king of England and duke of Normandy,he was not satisfied for he knew that his nephew the 12 –year old-young boy "Arthur"had a better right than himself to the crown.Young Arthur was duke of Brittany.King Philip of
Winston Churchill should get more praise for what he is doing, because he was an outstanding politician, wrote incredible speeches, and became prime minister for Britain and Won World war II. To start off with, Churchill was a very political man, and many of his successes in life had came from being part of British politics. Many people thought that once Churchill switched his view from conservative to liberal, that was disloyal and opportunistic. Churchill 's role in the political community was one of the many reasons in which how he had made an impact on our world today. Winston Churchill was known for a few major changes during his time.
As a Democratic governor of New Jersey, he ran the president election in 1912 and got elected because of a split in Republican Party. His Clayton Antitrust Act made him a progressive president. When the Sherman Antitrust Act was ratified, there were still many problems yet to be solved due to the insufficiency of the policy. The unfair competitiveness was still ubiquitous in business. However, with the Clayton Act plastered over the crucial cracks of the Sherman Act, serving as a barrier to a broad range of anti-competitiveness issues like price discrimination, price fixing, and exclusive sales contract.
His first job as an assistant law clerk launched him into the world of law and politics which led to a colorful lifetime of helping mold the new nation. Although many historians debated his tactics, he was always known for putting the Union first. Upon his election to the U.S. Senate in 1811, Clay went to work to unify the United States. In the book, Henry Clay: The Essential American, the Heidler 's stated, "The Senate was Clay’s political home one where he left his mark indelibly on it… ". Installed as the youngest Speaker of the House and transforming that office from a simple presiding role to one of incredible power and influence allowed Clay to grab the attention of his colleagues and constituents.
The Age of Jackson was a significant time in history that occurred before, during, and after Andrew Jackson’s elected presidency. From 1820-1850, America had a rise in Democracy. Although known as the worst president to be on a United States currency, most, but not all things were because of Jackson. Events prior to his election in office led up to how he ran the United States during his presidency. This time in history is important because of the affects from his or any other president’s actions.
President George Washington knew that a lot of his accomplishments would be viewed as precedents. As being the first President, he set numerous precedents, a significant number of which are still being implemented today. He chose to be called Mr. President as opposed to the title of being called a King, he then created the Presidential Cabinet, established the term limit of two terms for Presidency and was first President to create foreign policy. Those who served under the first Presidential Cabinet that was created by George Washington was: • Vice President John Adams • Secretary of State- Thomas Jefferson • Secretary of The Treasury- Alexander Hamilton • Secretary of War- Henry Knox • Attorney General- Edmund Randolph Today, our cabinet is made up of 16 departments and being served by the following individuals: • Vice President of the United States-Joseph R. Biden • Department of State-Secretary John Kerry • Department of the Treasury- Secretary Jack Lew • Department of Defense- Secretary
The accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln like ending slavery was very important, nut not necessarily "strong." His actions changed America forever but they were acts of courage not strength. The actions of Washington however were physically and mentally strong. Nonetheless, Lincoln was a great president. Out of all the presidents we have seen, My favorite is George Washington.