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.
There were a few reasons why Jackson was Democratic, but here is one. He appointed Samuel Swartwout into office. In the book, The Life of Andrew Jackson, states,”He likes Swartwout because he had been an early supporter... and so he went ahead with the appointment.” (Doc 7) This quote explains how Jackson appointed Swartwout into office because he was a “common man”. He also happens to be in
When Garfield became President he want wanted to help African Americans get there education. By the time he was elected Garfield said in his inaugural speech he said,” The election of the Negro race from slavery to the full rights of citizenship is the most important political change we race known since the adoption of the Constitution of 1787, no thoughtful man can fail to appreciate is beneficent effect upon our institutions and people…. It has liberated the master as well as the slave from a relation which wronged and enfeebled
In 1863 President Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the greatest speeches known as the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln started off by stating, “Fourscore and seven years ago.” What exactly does President Lincoln mean when he says these few words? Those who do not know, a score is equal to 20 years. President Lincoln was in fact refereeing to 87 years ago, which would be 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed. Referring to such a defining moment in history were just one of the reasons why President Lincoln’s speech was so successful.
The Democrats had chosen James K. Polk for President, a man who wasn’t really known, while the Whigs chose Henry Clay for President. Polk had soon became known for wanting land expansion and he demanded that Oregon and Texas should be added to the United States. On election day, Polk was elected President since the Americans had showed favoritism of expansion.
Today, we regard Theodore Roosevelt as one of the greatest presidents of all time, and as an extraordinary person in general. He went to Harvard in the class of 1880, he served in the army in 1898 as the colonel of the Rough Riders, coming back home a hero, and he served as the governor of New York in 1990 before quickly becoming the youngest president ever at 42 when McKinley was assassinated. Once there, he made a legacy as one of the greatest presidents of all time, even winning a Nobel Peace Prize in 1906, and becoming the first American to do so, for his work on ending the Russo-Japanese War. Roosevelt was also very strong, once being shot at the beginning of a speech in Milwaukee and continuing to deliver the 60 minute speech before going to the hospital. But perhaps his greatest accomplishments lie in his progressive leadership of the U.S, making
Matter of fact, Jackson was the first president to hold strong campaigns in order to gain support. Before this moment, it was considered rude for the candidates to tell people to vote for them. Jackson changed that with his loud gatherings encouraging more votes to go to him. Good or bad Andrew Jackson brought a lot of changes into our nation to help make it what it is today. He finished his eight years of term in office in 1837 and died in 1845.
Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921, was one of the most influential people of that time in the American history. Wilson was born in Staunton, Virginia in December 28, 1856. Wilson attended Davidson College before transferring to Princeton University where he graduated in 1879. He attended the University of Virginia Law School and later he received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He was married in 1885 with Ellen Axson, having three daughters.
Lyndon B. Johnson Lyndon was born in Texas on August 27, 1909. He was elected vice President of the United States in 1960. Lyndon became the 36th President in 1963, after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Johnson did some good things as President, he reinforced the Roosevelt paradigm and cemented modern liberalism with the “Great society” program. Lyndon had a strong liberal ideology when it came to domestic affairs.
As one of the leading non-violent figures of the 20th century, Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2nd October 1869 in a town called Porbandar, situated on the Indian coast. His father was a man named Karamchand Gandhi, who served as the chief minister of the town. At his middle school and high school, Gandhi was a mediocre student. However, he would later find out he was talented when dealing with the masses and major political powers. Gandhi was sent to Britain to study law because his parents were able to afford it.
The governor responded to the emergence of the KKK stronger than the governments of the south. He served mostly to Missouri and Arkansas, and fought at Wilson’s creek and after the capture of Little Rock in September 1863, was assigned the post at Pine Bluff. On October 1863, he repulsed an attack by Confederate General J. S. Marmaduke and for his actions caused Clayton to be promoted to Brigadier General of US volunteers in August 1864. After the long bloody war he was elected Arkansas’s Reconstruction Governor, and served til 1877. He was a member of the Republican National Committee in 1889 and also served as Ambassador to Mexico from 1897 until
He became president but died after 16 months in office. General Scott was next on the political hierarchy. General Scott was one of the best strategists in the war. He was capable of winning as the under-dog at both Conteras and Churubusco. His walked his troops in to Mexico City after he captured it.
Once more, he confronted Stephen Douglas running for the Southern Democratic gathering. On election day, the voters of Illinois chose members of the state legislature who in turn reelected Douglas to the Senate in January 1859. Although Lincoln lost, the Republicans received more popular votes than the Democrats, signaling an important shift in the political character of the state. Moreover, Lincoln had gained a reputation throughout the North. He was invited to campaign for Republican candidates in other states and was now mentioned as a candidate for the presidency.
Whereas Kenny was elected president 1960, prevented Nuclear Armageddon and emphasized public service. The Lincoln-Kennedy myths are intriguing to the ear, but four U.S. Presidents have been assassinated in office before. Like a six digit dice, which results in six possible pairings; between those six, it shouldn 't be surprising that we 'd find one pairing with the same outcomes. But that 's just where things start to get interesting. Lincoln was elected president during 1860; whereas, Kennedy was elected 1960.