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    • Presidents of the United States
      Some of the most important presidents of history
      8th grade American History Class
      Ms. Erben
    • George Washington
      • Military and political leader
      • Victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War
      • Known as “father of the country”
      • 1st President
      • Was in term: 1789-1797
    • Abraham Lincoln
      In term: 1861-1865
      Was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth
      Led the country during the American Civil War
      Promoted economic modernization
      Abolished slavery
      16th president
    • Theodore Roosevelt
      • Term: 1901-1909
      • 26th president
      • Led the Progressive Movement
      • Is a face on mount Rushmore
      • Created a 3rd party called the Bull Moose
    • Woodrow Wilson
      • Term: 1913-1921
      • 28th president
      • Created the League of Nations
      • Dealt with American foreign policy during the beginning of world war I
      • President during women’s suffrage movement
    • Franklin d. Roosevelt
      32nd president
      Term: 1933-1945
      Created the New Deal
      Dealt with Pearl Harbor & WWII
      Had developed polio during his term; Eleanor Roosevelt
    • John f. Kennedy
      • 35th president
      • The Television and election
      • Cuban missile crisis
      • Bay of pigs
      • Speech on Berlin Wall
      • Space program
      • Civil rights
      • Assassination
    • Ronald Reagan
      • 40th president
      • Term: 1981-1989
      • Berlin Wall speech
      • Was an actor before presidency