The Presidents of the United States of America


The President of the United States of America is without a doubt one of the most powerful people in the world. He plays several different roles in the function of the nation, including the law making process. He is also the head of state, which means he must meet and discuss policies with various influential leaders from all over the world. He is also the Commander-in-Chief, meaning he is the head of the US military, and this includes all branches. The President can use troops for overseas missions as well as wars. There have been forty-four American Presidents thus far. The current US President is Barrack Obama. Use the following links and resources to help find out more about the important and inspirational men who have helped shaped the way the United States of America is today.
 
18th CENTURY:


1. George Washington

2. John Adams

  • John Adams – A biography about America's second President, John Adams.
  • The Presidency of John Adams – An article covering the many important things John Adams did during his presidency.

19th CENTURY:

3. Thomas Jefferson

  • Thomas Jefferson – The many amazing achievements of one of our nation's finest Presidents.
  • Jefferson Bio – A brief biography about Thomas Jefferson.

4. James Madison

5. James Monroe

  • James Monroe - A short biography of James Monroe.
  • James Monroe – Information about the life of our fifth President.

6. John Quincy Adams

7. Andrew Jackson

  • Andrew Jackson – Some facts about our seventh American President.
  • Old Hickory – This page tells the story of Andrew Jackson's presidency.

8. Martin Van Buren

  • Martin Van Buren – This "life in brief" features an overview about President Martin Van Buren .
  • Amistad – Information about Van Buren's part in the famous Amistad case.

9. William Henry Harrison

10. John Tyler

  • John Tyler – A painting of and biography about President John Tyler.

11. James K. Polk

  • James K. Polk – An article discussing the presidency of James J. Polk.
  • Polk Place – Some information about this historical museum and library.

12. Zachary Taylor

  • Zachary Taylor – A portrait and overview of President Zachary Taylor.

13. Millard Fillmore

14. Franklin Pierce

15. James Buchanan

16. Abraham Lincoln

  • Abraham Lincoln – This website is dedicated to all things Abraham Lincoln.
  • Collected Works – This site features the collected works of President Abraham Lincoln.
  • American President – A thorough website with resources and information about Abe Lincoln.

17. Andrew Johnson

  • Andrew Johnson - A short bio on the 17th president of the United States.
  • Andrew Johnson – This site hosts the museum dedicated to our President Andrew Johnson.

18. Ulysses S. Grant

  • Ulysses S. Grant – A website full of information about this interesting and important President.
  • Grant's Presidency – This article highlights both the highs and lows of his presidency.

19. Rutherford B. Hayes

20. James Garfield

  • James Garfield – An overview and biography of President James Garfield.

21. Chester A. Arthur

  • Chester A. Arthur – This site features a portrait and bio about this little-known President.

22. Grover Cleveland

  • Grover Cleveland – A "life portrait" and biographical facts about Grover Cleveland.
  • Cleveland's Life – An interesting biography about the twenty-second President.

23. Benjamin Harrison

24. Grover Cleveland

25. William McKinley

  • William McKinley - A short bio on William McKinley, the 25th president of the United States.
  • William McKinley – This page explains in detail the facts about McKinley's inauguration.

20th CENTURY:

26. Theodore Roosevelt

  • Theodore Roosevelt – The page for Teddy Roosevelt's National Park.
  • Roosevelt Biography – A detailed timeline and biography about Theodore Roosevelt.
  • Roosevelt's Life – This site has a more in-dep th look at his life from you th to dea th .
  • Teddy Roosevelt Day – This lesson plan discusses Roosevelt and addresses different facets of his presidency and life.

27. William Howard Taft

28. Woodrow Wilson

29. Warren G. Harding

  • Warren G. Harding – This article discusses the Teapot Dome scandal that occurred during Harding's presidency.

30. Calvin Coolidge

  • Calvin Coolidge – Life and work of the 30 th President, Calvin Coolidge.
  • Speech – Coolidge's speech about US Intervention in the nation of Nicaragua.

31. Herbert Hoover

  • Herbert Hoover – Biography about our important President, Herbert Hoover.
  • Hoover Bio – Another biography about Herbert Hoover.

32. Franklin D. Roosevelt

33. Harry S. Truman

  • Harry Truman - A biography on Harry Truman, the 33rd president of the United States.
  • Harry S. Truman – This site features a wide array of resources and information about Harry S. Truman.
  • Truman Archives – Truman's speeches and papers, all archived here in one place.

34. Dwight D. Eisenhower

35. John F. Kennedy

  • Kennedy - a short bio on one of the most popular presidents, John F. Kennedy.
  • John F. Kennedy – This site has the many speeches of JFK.
  • JFK & Space – This site features the text of JFK's speech about sending a man to outer space.

36. Lyndon B. Johnson

37. Richard M. Nixon

  • Richard M. Nixon – This biography also features a link to his first & second inaugural addresses.
  • The Watergate Tapes – Audio files and information about the infamous Watergate scandal.

38. Gerald R. Ford

39. James Carter

  • James Carter – A biography about President James "Jimmy" Carter.
  • Carter Resources –This page features links to Carter's speeches, books about Carter, and much more.

40. Ronald Reagan

  • Ronald Reagan – Home page for one of America's most beloved modern day Presidents.
  • Reagan Biography – This page features a biography about Ronald Reagan.

41. George H. W. Bush

42. William J. Clinton

  • William J. Clinton – This site has the inaugural addresses, executive orders, and other papers of William J. Clinton.
  • Impeachment Trial – Information about the impeachment trial of Bill Clinton.

21st CENTURY:

43. George W. Bush

  • George Bush - A biography on the 43rd president of the US.
  • George W. Bush – An audio/visual archive of speeches and appearances by George W. Bush.

44. Barack Obama

  • Barack Obama – This site tells the story of the election of Barrack Obama.
  • First Two Years – Information about President Obama's policies within his first two years as President.