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1

first presidents of the United States

George Washington, 1789-1797

2

signed the Declaration of Independence

John Adams, 1797-1801

3

president who purchased Louisiana

Thomas Jefferson, 1801-1809

4

president during War of 1812

James Madison, 1809-1817

5

author of the Monroe Doctrine

James Monroe, 1817-1825

6

president during completion of the Erie Canal

John Quincy Adams, 1825-1829

7

resided during Nullification Act and the Alamo

Andrew Jackson, 1829-1837

8

president during Panic of 1837

Martin Van Buren, 1837-1841

9

general known as "Old Tippecanoe"

William H. Harrison, 1841

10

president when Texas was added to the Union

John Tyler, 1841-1845

11

president during the Mexican War

James Knox Polk, 1845-1849

12

general who captured Mexico City

Zachary Taylor, 1849-1850

13

president during Compromise of 1850

Millard Fillmore, 1850-1853

14

completed Gadsden Purchase

Franklin Pierce, 1853-1857

15

president during Dred Scott court case

James Buchanan, 1857-1861

16

president during the Civil War

Abraham Lincoln, 1861-1865

17

first president to be impeached

Andrew Jackson, 1865-1869

18

general-in-chief during the Civil War

Ulysses S. Grant, 1869-1877

19

pulled Union troops out of South

Rutherford B. Hayes, 1877-1881

20

shot by disgruntled office seekers

James. A Garfield, 1881

21

President when "Spoils System" ended

Chester A. Arthur, 1881-1885

22

resided during dedication of the Statue of Liberty

Grover Cleveland, 1885-1889

23

grandson of "Old Tippecanoe"

Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893

24

only president to serve two non-consecutive terms

Grover Cleveland, 1893-1897

25

president during the Spanish-American War

William McKinley, 1897-1901

26

his policies were known as "the Square Deal"

Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1909

27

supported the start of income tax

William H. Taft, 1909-1913

28

president during WWI

Woodrow Wilson, 1913-1921

29

considered one of the weakest presidents of the U.S.

Warren G. Harding, 1921-1923

30

quiet man; referred to as "Silent Cal"

Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1929