← 44 Presidents Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All George Washington Federalist (1789-1797) Cabinet included Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In his Farewell Address, he warned about getting entangled in alliances with foreign powers. John Adams Federalist (1797-1801) A Federalist hailing from Braintree, Massachusetts, he passed the Alien and Sedition acts and made a series of "midnight appointees." Thomas Jefferson Democratic-Republican (1801-1809) The Red Fox. Though he had a rather strict interpretation of the Constitution, he is well known for the Louisiana Purchase, a major assertion of executive authority. James Madison Democratic-Republican (1809-1817) This diminutive president was "The Father of the Constitution." He was president during the War of 1812. James Monroe Democratic-Republican (1817-1825) President during the Era of Good Feelings. Saw the passage of the Missouri Compromise. John Quincy Adams Democratic-Republican (1825-1829) Became president thanks to the Corrupt Bargain. Secretary of State under President Monroe, he was the author of the Monroe Doctrine. Andrew Jackson Democrat (1829-1837) He created a government by the common man. The revered general of the Battle of New Orleans. Martin Van Buren Democrat (1837-1841) 8th president. The first president not born a British subject. Saw to it that Texas was annexed. William Henry Harrison Whig (1841) Spent just over a month in office. Administration was largely unproductive. John Tyler Whig (1841-1845) The first president to have a veto overridden. A major advocate of state's rights. Ran with Harrison in 1840. James K. Polk Democrat (1845-1849) An advocate of manifest destiny. Initiated the Mexican-American war due to a border dispute between Texas and Mexico. The band "They Must Be Giants" created a song about him. Zachary Taylor Whig (1849-1850) Mexican War hero. Died after downing a bowel of cherries and milk while debating whether to sign the Compromise of 1850. Millard Filmore Whig (1850-1853) After his predecessor died tragically due to some digestive complications, he did what his running mate failed to do by passing the Compromise of 1850. Essentially postponed the inevitable Civil War. Franklin Pierce Democrat (1853-1857) A southern sympathizer from New Hampshire. Witnessed the Gadsden Purchase and the Kansas-Nebraska Act. James Buchanan Democrat (1857-1861) Pennsylvania native teamed up John C. Breckinridge of Kentucky in 1856. Proved ineffective in preventing the coming storm of the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln Republican (1861-1865) 16th President. Served throughout the Civil War Era. The first president to be assassinated. Andrew Johnson Constitutional Union (1865-1869) Union loyalist from Tennessee. Impeached after violating the Tenure of Office Act by firing Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. Ulysses S. Grant Republican (1869-1877) Former Civil War general. Failed to address the major problems posed by Reconstruction. Administration was characterized by greed and corruption. Rutherford B. Hayes Republican (1877-1881) His Fraudulency. Stole the presidency thanks to the Compromise of 1877. His victory brought Reconstruction to an end. James A. Garfield Republican (1881) Shot by Charles Guiteau, a mentally ill office-seeker. Chester A. Arthur Republican (1881-1885) Ran with Garfield at the urging of Roscoe Conkling, the man for whom he worked. Passed the Pendleton Act and did much for civil service reform. Grover Cleveland Democrat (1885-1889 and 1893-1897) The only person to serve two non-consecutive terms as president. Burdened by the economy, Refused to pump more money into it. Benjamin Harrison Republican (1889-1893) 23rd president. Passed the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. Served in between Cleveland's two terms. William McKinley Republican (1897-1901) Beat William Jennings Bryan in 1896. He engaged in the Spanish-American war against his own wishes. Not much of an imperialist. Theodore Roosevelt Republican (1901-1909) The enthusiastic NY governor and Rough Rider leader. Mr. Robinson's favorite president. William Howard Taft Democrat (1909-1913) Exercised Dollar Diplomacy. He was unsuccessful in busting trusts like his predecessor. For the baseball fans, he was a second baseman who could hit with power, but a poor base runner. Woodrow Wilson Democrat (1913-1921) Former NJ governor. Elected in 1912 because "He kept us out of war." Robinson is not a big fan. Warren G. Harding Republican (1921-1923) Slogan was "Return to Normalcy." Administration was extremely corrupt. Famous for the Teapot Dome Scandal. Calvin Coolidge Republican (1923-1929) This soft-spoken president succeed Harding. His conservative economic views may have led to the stock market crash. Herbert Hoover Republican (1929-1933) Master economist during WWI. Preferred to wait out the depression instead of doing anything. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Democrat (1933-1945)Only president elected to four terms. His New Deal revived the declining economy. Led the US through the tragedy of WWI. Died on the eve of Germany's defeat. Harry S. Truman Democrat (1945-1953) The Man from Independence. He opted to use the atomic bombs against Japan to end WWII. Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961) Former WWII general. Though he didn't care much for Civil Rights, he defended the Brown vs. Board of Education decision by forcing Orville Faubus of Arkansas to admit nine black students into Little Rock Central High School. John F. Kennedy Republican (1961-1963) Beat Richard Nixon in the 1960 election. The youngest president ever elected, he guided the US through the toughest stretch of time in which nuclear war was a possibility. Effectively managed the Cuban Missile Crisis. Lyndon B. Johnson Democrat (1963-1969) Succeeded JFK. His domestic program was called the Great Society. The Tonkin Gulf Resolution gave him a blank check for Vietnam. Richard M. Nixon Republican (1969-1974) First President to resign. CREEP broke into the Democratic National Headquarters to help him. Initiated Vietnamization, the process of evacuating Vietnam. Famous for finding Alger Hiss guilty of being a communist. Gerald R. Ford Republican (1974-1977) Pardoned Nixon after becoming president. OPEC caused serious inflation during his presidency. His slogan for the election of 1976 was, "Whip Inflation Now." (WIN). The result of the election did not reflect his clever acronymn. Jimmy Carter Democrat (1977-1981) A peanut farmer from Georgia. Suffered through an energy crisis caused by OPEC. Signed the SALT-II treaty and organized the Camp David Accords. Ronald Reagan Republican (1981-1989) Beaming with charisma, he carried out a "revolution" characterized by conservative economic policies. Appointed Sandra Day O'Connor to the Supreme Court, the first woman ever to serve. Favored to take a strong stand against the USSR. His SDI or Star Wars program spent the Soviets into the ground. George H.W. Bush Republican (1989-1993) Beat Dukakis is 1988. President During Operation Desert Storm. "Read my lips, no new taxes." Went against his no-taxes promise. Economy hurt him while running for reelection in 1992. William Jefferson Clinton Democrat (1993-2001) A social liberal and economic conservative, he tallied victories in 1992 and 1996. Hoped to use diplomacy to solve issues in Middle East. Impeached after scandal. George W, Bush Republican (2001-2009) Initiated a "War on Terror." Famous for many "isms" and for owning Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers. Barack Obama Obama (2009- ) First president African American president. Won in 2008.