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Presidents 21-43


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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Was a Republican WWII hero who was president during the time when the Korean War increased fear of communist aggression.
James E. Carter, Jr.
During his presidency the nation was under a horrible energy crisis he aimed ot fix this problem by many stratigies including the National Energy Act.
William McKinley
With his election Populism collapsed, burying the hopes of the farmers.
William J. Clinton
Promised to move away from traditional Democratice policies. He also emphasized the need to move people off walfare and called for growth in private business as a means to economic progress.
Harry S. Truman
Was the pre-Cold War president whos decisiveness and willingness to accept responsibility for his decisions earned him respect from Americans.
Calvin Coolidge
Favored government policies that would keep taxes down and business profits up, and give businesses more avaliable credit in order to expand.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Took office after the assination of JFK. His main focus was the "Great Society", a program that would help to end poverty and racial injustice.
Ronald Reagon
This presidents plan called "Reagonomics" worked for many things including reducing the influence of the federal government. Also during his presidency the Judicial Power shifted to the Conservative.
John F. Kennedy
This president favored Civil Rights and released Martin Luther King Jr from prision after he was arrested for a Civil rights demonstration. During his presidency the Cuban Missle Crisis also accured.
Woodrow Wilson
This president endorsed a progressive platform called the New Freedom which demanded stronger antitrust legislation, banking reform, and reduced tariffs. He also passed the Clayton Antitrust Act, Set up the Federal Trade Commission, and passed fhe Nineteenth Amendment.
Benjamin Harrison
Campaign was financed by large contributions from companies that wanted tariffs even higher than they were. Supported the bill for lowering the McKinley Tariff but refused to sign it because it provided for a federal income tax.
Warren G. Harding
Is considered one of the least successful presidents, During his presidency the Fordney-McCumber Tariff was adopted and the Teapot Dome scandel also occured.
George H. W. Bush
Promised the country that he would not impliment any new taxes. He said during his campaign that he wanted a kinder nation but fueled his campaign with negative adds.
Herbert Hoover
The presidents policy during the Great Depression was to remain optimistic and to go about business as usual.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
His program to alleviate the problems of the Great Depression was called the New Deal. New Deal focused on relief for the needy, economic recovery, and finacial reform.
George W. Bush
Current president of the United States who lead the country into the War on Terrorism.
Theodore Roosevelt
Youngest president ever at age 42. Passed many Acts and policies including the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act.
Gerald R. Ford
Granted Nixon a full pardon after the Watergate scandle. His plan the end inflation called "WIN" called for Americans to cut back on their use of oil and gas and to take other energy-saving measures.
William H. Taft
Recieved little credit for his accomlishments one of them being the busting of 90 trusts. He also passed the Payne-Aldrich Tarriff during his presidency.
Richard M. Nixon
During his campaign for office he promised to end the war in Vietnam. This president was also invovled with the Watergate scandle.

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