Who am I?  An Informational Look at Americas Past Presidents.  By: Katelin Spring
<ul><li>I was the first President of the United States of America. </li></ul><ul><li>I delivered the well known Gettysburg...
<ul><li>The First President of the U.S.A.  </li></ul><ul><li>He served from 1789 to 1797.  </li></ul><ul><li>In 1775, he t...
<ul><li>Lincoln was America’s 16 th  Presi dent.  </li></ul><ul><li>He served from 1861-1865. </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln wa...
<ul><li>How long was the Gettysburg Address?  </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: 2 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>How does the Gettysbur...
3. Good Job If You Said Ronald Reagan! <ul><li>Ronald Reagan was our 40 th  President.  </li></ul><ul><li>He served his te...
Before Ronald Reagan Became Governor in 1966, He Had Another Occupation.  <ul><li>What was Ronald Reagan’s career during t...
4. We Have A Winner: Woodrow Wilson.  <ul><li>Woodrow Wilson was our 28 th  President. He served from 1913-1921 </li></ul>...
5. If You Guessed Herbert Hoover, You Are Right! <ul><li>Herbert Hoover was our 31 st  President. He became the Republican...
6. Yes! John F. Kennedy  <ul><li>John Kennedy was our 35 th  President and served from 1961 until 1963.  </li></ul><ul><li...
John F. Kennedy wrote a book called  Profiles in Courage , when he was in the Navy.  <ul><li>What prize did the book when?...
Work Cited  <ul><li>Answers. (2010).Reference Answers. Gettysburg Address. Retrieved February 2, 2010 from  http://www.ans...
The End <ul><li>I hope you learned a lot about your history!  </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Who am I? An Informational Look at Americas Past Presidents. By: Katelin Spring
  2. 2. <ul><li>I was the first President of the United States of America. </li></ul><ul><li>I delivered the well known Gettysburg Address in 1863. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1966 I was Governor of California before I became President. </li></ul><ul><li>I was President when the first World War had begun. </li></ul><ul><li>I was President when the depression started. </li></ul><ul><li>I was quoted saying, “ Ask not what your country can do for you- ask what you can do for your country.” </li></ul>By Reading the Statement, Can You Figure Out Which President I Am?
  3. 3. <ul><li>The First President of the U.S.A. </li></ul><ul><li>He served from 1789 to 1797. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1775, he took command of his troops and embarked on a 6 year war. In 1781, Washington and his troops forced Cornwallis to surrender at Yorktown. </li></ul><ul><li>Washington realized the Nation was not in good hands under the Articles of Confederation. The new Constitution was commended and the Electoral College selected Washington as President. </li></ul><ul><li>When France and England entered a war, Washington stressed the importance of staying neutral until America became stronger. </li></ul>1. George Washington Is The Correct Answer!
  4. 4. <ul><li>Lincoln was America’s 16 th Presi dent. </li></ul><ul><li>He served from 1861-1865. </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln was the President during the Civil War. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though Lincoln was born in Kentucky, he spent his childhood in Indiana. </li></ul><ul><li>On January 1 st , 1863 Lincoln brought forth the Emancipation Proclamation which freed any slaves. </li></ul><ul><li>Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 14 th , 1865 at the Ford Theatre in Washington. He was killed by John Booth, a confederate . </li></ul>2. If You Said Abraham Lincoln, You Are Correct!
  5. 5. <ul><li>How long was the Gettysburg Address? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: 2 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>How does the Gettysburg Address start? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: “Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation..” </li></ul>QUIZ
  6. 6. 3. Good Job If You Said Ronald Reagan! <ul><li>Ronald Reagan was our 40 th President. </li></ul><ul><li>He served his term from 1981-1989. </li></ul><ul><li>He became California’s Governor in 1966. </li></ul><ul><li>When he was only 69 days into his presidency someone tried to assassinate Reagan, but he recovered from the gun shot wound. </li></ul><ul><li>During his term, Reagan helped stimulate economic growth, and increase employment rates. </li></ul><ul><li>Reagan also achieved a refurbish of the income tax code. It eliminated deductions as well as excused people with low income. </li></ul><ul><li>Under Reagan's reign, America had seen it’s longest time frame without a recession or depression. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Before Ronald Reagan Became Governor in 1966, He Had Another Occupation. <ul><li>What was Ronald Reagan’s career during the 1930’s through the 50’s? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: He was an actor who starred in over 50 movies. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 4. We Have A Winner: Woodrow Wilson. <ul><li>Woodrow Wilson was our 28 th President. He served from 1913-1921 </li></ul><ul><li>Wilson became President of Princeton (College of New Jersey) in 1902. </li></ul><ul><li>While in office he accomplished The Underwood Act, The Federal Trade Act, and The Federal Trade Commission. All which played a role in America receiving more money and protecting people and their businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>Wilson also passed the child labor laws. </li></ul><ul><li>On April 2 nd , 1917 America entered World War I. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 5. If You Guessed Herbert Hoover, You Are Right! <ul><li>Herbert Hoover was our 31 st President. He became the Republican Presidential Nominee in 1928. </li></ul><ul><li>He served from 1929 to 1933. </li></ul><ul><li>During World War, President Wilson appointed Hoover head of the Food Administration. </li></ul><ul><li>After being elected, the stock market crashed and the nation slipped into the depression. </li></ul><ul><li>While President, Hoover cut taxes and lengthened public works spending. </li></ul><ul><li>Hoover also presented to Congress a program asking for the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, which would help aid businesses. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 6. Yes! John F. Kennedy <ul><li>John Kennedy was our 35 th President and served from 1961 until 1963. </li></ul><ul><li>Kennedy was the youngest man ever elected President, but also the youngest to die. </li></ul><ul><li>Kennedy increased the Americas military strength by making new efforts in outer space. </li></ul><ul><li>He launched the country’s longest continuous expansion by his economic programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Kennedy took fierce action for equal rights and called for a new civil rights legislation. </li></ul><ul><li>John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963 in Dallas Texas. </li></ul>
  11. 11. John F. Kennedy wrote a book called Profiles in Courage , when he was in the Navy. <ul><li>What prize did the book when? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: The Pulitzer Prize in 1955 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Work Cited <ul><li>Answers. (2010).Reference Answers. Gettysburg Address. Retrieved February 2, 2010 from http://www.answers.com/topic/gettysburg-address . </li></ul><ul><li>The White House. ( September 19, 2009). The Presidents. Retrieved February 2, 2010 from http://www.whitehouse.gov/about . </li></ul>
  13. 13. The End <ul><li>I hope you learned a lot about your history! </li></ul>
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