Did you know he was the first president to ever get impeached? After he vetoed the “Freemans Bureau” bill, the members of Congress overthrew the veto and he was sent to court for impeachment. Apparently, he was found innocent and after he was removed from the presidency, he decided to get re-elected to the Senate. In the beginning, Andrew was born into a poor family and lived a very poor childhood. Andrew was born in 1808 in North Carolina in a little log cabin.
(http://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2007/apr/22/greatspeeches1 ).The time magazine has JFK’s inaugural speech as one of the greatest speeches of all time. Another reason JFK is so well known is because of his tragic assassination. On November 22, 1963, President Kennedy was in a car with his wife and two other people driving in Dallas when he was shot. John F. Kennedy is a president that will never be forgotten. He will be know as a hero to almost every one.
• Richard Nixon addresses the crowd on August 8, 1968, during the presidental campaign in order to persoade them to elect him as President of the United States • He states that he is determined to win the elections, despite the fact that he lost 16 years before in front of a strong candidate, Dwight D Eisenhower, who was lying ill in the hospital at the time the 1968 elections were going on • Persuasive in his speech, he wants the Republican Party to become the leader, which holds all the qalities America needs to recover from the past times • He congradulates his rnning mate, as well as all those who have fought to obtain the nominaton, including Governor Reagan, Governor Rockfeller and Governor Romney • He also says that the 1968 elections
he had a son named Doud Eisenhower who died of Scarlet Fever at the age of 3. He did have one son that survived to adulthood. His name was John Eisenhower and he grew up and joined the military. John married Richard Nixon's daughter, which is funny because Nixon was Eisenhower’s Vice President. Before he got involved in politics he was a great military commander.
Andrew Jackson was the 7 president of the United States from 1829 to 1837. He was elected by popular vote and he sought to act as the direct representative of the common man. He received sporadic education and read law for two years. He engaged in brawls and killed a man in a duel. He was a major general in the war of 1812 and he was born in 1767 in the Carolinas.
In 1979, 15 July, Jimmy Carter, the president of America gave a speech “A Crisis of Confidence”. Only three years ago, on the same day, he just accepted the nomination of his party to be a president of the United States. Also, he was the 39th president of the United States, who represented the Democratic Party. Actually, he has been on service in the army when he was young, and has been the governor of Georgia. When he was in power, he made a lot of contributions to the country and the world, such as establishing diplomatic relations with China and some other communism countries, helping negotiate the war between Israel and Egypt.
Henry needed to quit politics to make more money in order to pay for his son’s huge medical bills. It turned out that there was another factor when it was disclosed that Henry had a two-year affair with a former campaign aide by the name of, Linda Midlar. This affair was now coming back to haunt him. On December 17, 1992 President, Bill Clinton named Henry Cisneros, Secretary. Of The Housing and Urban Development, (HUD).
President Nixon is one of the most famous Presidents in American history for being the first one to resign from office. While Nixon is famous for doing such an unthinkable act, he is also the one that gave one of the best and most well known speeches in political history, The Checkers Speech. The speech was given by (Senator at the time) President Nixon when he was running for Vice President on General Eisenhower’s Presidential ticket. A newspaper, the New York Post, had a front page with the headline "Secret Rich Men's Trust Fund Keeps Nixon in Style Far Beyond His Salary"; the article alleged that people were donating to a secret fund that Nixon had for his personal benefit in trade for political favors. This scandal caused many Americans and Republican politicians to push Eisenhower to remove Nixon as his running mate and to question Nixon’s integrity.
Harry Truman became the 33rd president of the United States of America, taking over from Roosevelt after his sudden death. Truman was sworn to presidency on April 12th, 1945, only having served 3 months as vice president. Little did Truman know, but he would be the man to make one of the most important decisions in mankind history, about the dropping of the most lethal weapon known to mankind. As found in his personal diaries, Truman was not prepared for managing a war, the decisions and consequences that came along with it. Here he writes to his wife, Margaret Truman; “As you know I was Vice-President from Jan. 20 to April 12, 1945.
There's been a fair amount of president's in the United States. I remember when I was younger and i found out there'd been a lot of presidents, I almost immediately asked, "who was the strongest?" I soon found out who that was in the third grade when I learned all about Abraham Lincoln. I think Abraham Lincoln was America's strongest president because he perservered through a civil war, he repaired the country afterwards and brought us back together again as a nation, and he abolished slavery in the United States. Imagine you'd just become the principle of a high school.