Presenter: Afonin Elena, 1LM2
Course: USA Culture and Civilization
(1809 to 1865)
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United
States of America
He was born on February 12th, 1809.
He was instrumental in reforms
He was also a one time member of the United
States House of Representatives during 1840s.
Lincoln has been regarded both by scholars, academicians and
the public as the greatest president of the United States.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
1933 to 1945
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the
32nd president of the United States
He was the president during the
historic Second World War
He was born on January
30th 1882 and died on April
He was a central figure in the 20th century and led the country during
the years of economic depression and total war.
George Washington was the first president
of the United States of America.
He was born on February 22nd, 1732 and
He was one of the founding fathers of America
was the commander-in chief of the
Continental Army during the American
He died on December 14, 1799 at the age of 69.
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding
Father and is the principle author of the
American Declaration of Independence.
He was born on April 13th, 1743. He served as
the third president of the United States of
America and was the first United States
Secretary of State.
He is rated by historians as one of the greatest United
States Presidents of all time.
During his presidency there was no
shortage of courage as he
demonstrated how great a role the
president had to play, by undertaking
the responsibility of getting people
the laws they wanted instead of
leaving everything up to the
The Tariff act was passed in 1832, which would be
significant to America’s economy forever.
Theodore Roosevelt was the
26th President of the United States
He was born on 27th October 1858
He was also the founder of the short-lived
Progressive Party in 1912.
Apart from politics he had deep interests
in writing, hunting and was a natural
He is remembered to this day due to his
plethora of achievements and interests.
He held the office at city state and
federal levels before becoming the
Harry S. Truman
It was President Truman who made
the final decision to use the atomic
bombs on Japan to speed up the end
of the World War II. His use of the
bomb was not only a way to stop
what could have been a bloody fight
on the mainland but also to send a
message to the Soviet Union that the
U.S. was not afraid to use the bomb if
necessary. Truman was president
during the beginnings of the Cold
War and also during the Korean War.
John F. Kennedy
John Fitzgerald “Jack”
Kennedy, born on May
29th 1917 was the
35th president of the United
States of America and held
the presidential office till the
time of his assassination in
William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton, born on
19th August 1946 was the 42nd president
of the United States.
Richard M. Nixon
Richard Milhous Nixon, born on
9th January, 1913 was the
37th president of the United States of
Barack H. Obama is the 44th President of the United States.
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