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AP History US Presidents and Major Accomplishments

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Washington
Precedents-2 terms, cabinet, ex. privelege, mr. pres
Whiskey Rebellion 1788
Bill of Rights
Hamilton's Economic Plan
Jay's & Pickney's Treaty
Neutrality Proclamation
Farewell Address
Adams
Federalist (city, banks, tariff)
Jefferson VP
XYZ Affair
Quasi War
Alien and Sedition Acts
Jefferson
Dem/Repub
Ends A & S Acts
Keeps bank (Ham plan)
LA purchase
Pirates in Tripoly
Louis and Clarke
Embargo Act (start of problem)
Madison
Non Intercourse Act
Macon's Bill NO. 2
Tecumsek-Tippecanoe
Chesapeake affair
War of 1812
Nixon
Takes off gold
90 Day Wage Freeze
Environmental Agency, Clean Air & Water Act, Endangered Species
Vietnamization
Nixon Doctrine-allies fight for themselves
Salt Treaty
Detente
Ford
Pardons Nixon
Whip inflation now
Carter
Raises tax on oil
Price controls
Worsened recession
Gas shortages
Overthrow the shah in Iran
Iran Hostage Crisis
Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
Stagflation
Reagan
Reagonomics/Trickledown/Supply Side Economics
Roll back, push back soviets
Iran Contra
Conservative Coalition
Clinton
NAFTA-North American Free Trade Agreement (no tariffs between US, Canada, Mexico)
HW Bush
Fall of Berlin Wall/Soviet Union
Invasion of Panama
Persian Gulf War
Raises taxes
ADA-Americans with Disabilities Act
Monroe
Monroe Doctrine (JQA)
Era of Good Feelings
American System
JQA
Corrupt Bargain
Jackson
Spoil System
Nullification Crisis
Indian Removal Act
Trail of Tears
Force Act
Destroys US Bank
Specie Circular
Van Buren
Blames for Panic of 1837 (caused by collapse of US bank)
Aroostook War
Caroline Affair
Harrison
dies in a month
First Whig
Defeats Tehcumseh (Battle of Tippecanoe)
First Modern Campaigner
Tyler
Expelled from Democrat and Whig Party
Vetoes all Whig bills
Annexes TX
Polk
Promises-
Oregon (54 40 or Fight)
Walker Tariff
California (Slydell Mission, fails)
All in one Term
Thorton Affair
Spot Resolution
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Oregon Trail
Taylor
Compromise of 1850 (against it, passes when he dies)
Fillmore
Passes compromise of 1850
Sends out Matthew Perry (Japan)
Pierce
Kansas Nebraska Act
Open Japan
Buchanan
Bleeding Kansas
Dred Scott
SC Breaks Away
Lincoln
Civil War
Emancipation Proclamation
Fort Sumter
Greenbacks
Morrill Tariff
10% Plan
Income Tax
Suspends Habeus Corpus
Ex Parte Merryman
Johnson
Reconstruction Plan (easy on South)
Freedman's Bureau
Impeachment
Tenure of Office Act
Grant
Credit Mobilier
Whiskey Ring
Corrupt Cabinet (not him)
Force Acts
Breaks KKK ^
Hayes
Compromise of 1877
Garfield
Assassination leads to Pendleton Act-changes civil service
Arthur
Pendleton Act
Cleveland
Wilson Gorman Tariff (lowers, dem)
Vetoes TX Drought Bill
Harrison (B)
Billionaires congress
Sherman Antirust
McKinley
Imperialism
Spanish American War
Phillipines
Hawaii
teddy Roosevelt
26th President, from 1901-1909
passed two acts that purified meat
took over in 1901 when McKinley was shot
Went after trusts
formed the "Bull Moose Party"
wanted to build the Panama canal
make our Navy ( military stronger )
Taft
Broke up more trusts than TR
8 hour workday
improved working conditions
dollar diplomacy
woodrow Wilson
known for World War I leadership
created Federal Reserve
Federal Trade Commission
Clayton Antitrust Act
progressive income tax
lower tariffs
women's suffrage (reluctantly)
Treaty of Versailles
14 points post-war plan
League of Nations (but failed to win U.S. ratification
won Nobel Peace Prize
Harding
1920, return to normalcy, teapot dome scandal, died of heart attack
Coolidge
VP pres after Harding's death, known for honesty and pro-business policies
Hoover
Head of the Food Administration during WW1; 31st President, elected in 1928; failed to deal with effectively with the Great Depression; defeated for reelection in 1932 by FDR
FDR
President during the Depression and WWII. He instituted the New Deal. Served from 1933 to 1945, he was the only president in U.S. history to be elected to four terms