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  • 1. 1st - George Washington1789 - 1797
    Vice President – John Adams
    Only President inaugurated in two cities
    Had one tooth when he became President
    He died of a throat infection in 1799
  • 2. 2nd - John AdamsFederalist - 1797 - 1801
    Vice President – Thomas Jefferson
    First President to live in the White House
    He was a lawyer and defended the British soldiers involved in Boston Massacre
  • 3. 3rd - Thomas JeffersonDemocratic – Republican – 1801 - 1809
    Vice Presidents – Aaron Burr and George Clinton
    Made the Louisiana Purchase
    Sent Lewis and Clark to investigate the West
    Wrote the Declaration of Independence
  • 4. 4th - James MadisonDemocratic-Republican 1809 - 1817
    Vice President – George Clinton and Elbridge Gerry
    In the War of 1812
    Shortest President at 5’4” and weighed 100 pounds
  • 5. 5th - James MonroeDemocratic-Republican – 1817 - 1825
    Vice President – Daniel D. Tompkins
    Received all but one electoral vote in the election of 1820
    He left the White House in Debt
  • 6. 6th – John Quincy AdamsDemocratic-Republican
    Years – 1825 – 1829
    Vice President – John C. Calhoun
    Had a pet alligator at the White House
    He enjoyed swimming
    When inaugurated, all Presidents except for Washington were alive
  • 7. 7th – Andrew JacksonDemocrat – 1829 - 1837
    Vice President – John C Calhoun and Martin Van Buren
    Enemies called him “Donkey” – became the Democratic Party symbol
    Shot during war and survived
  • 8. 8th – Martin Van BurenDemocrat – 1837 - 1841
    Vice President – Richard M. Johnson
    First President to be born as a United States citizen
    Lived to see the election of 8 different Presidents in 8 different states
  • 9. 9th – William Henry HarrisonWhig – 1841 (March and April)
    Vice President – John Tyler
    Only served for 30 days
    Died from pneumonia
    He was the grandfather of Benjamin Harrison (23rd Harrison)
  • 10. 10th – John TylerWhig – 1841 - 1845
    First president to remarry after being widowed
    Only president to serve in both the U.S. and confederate governments
  • 11. 11th – James K. PolkDemocrat - 1845 - 1849
    Vice President – George M. Dallas
    Started the Mexican War
    Expanded US by claiming territories that are a part of Nevada, California, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico and Oregon
  • 12. 12th – Zachary TaylorWhig - 849 - 1850
    Vice President – Millard Fillmore
    Famous for his sloppy appearance
    He owned 100 slaves but did not believe slavery should expand in the US
  • 13. 13th – Millard FillmoreWhig - 1850 – 1853
    Vice President – None
    Wife created the White House Library
    Opened up trade talks with Japan
    He ran for President for the Know-Nothing Party in 1856
  • 14. 14th – Franklin PierceDemocrat – 1853 - 1857
    Vice President – William R. King
    All three of his children died during childhood
    Signed the Kansas-Nebraska Act which started a fight between people who wanted to expand slavery and abolitionists
  • 15. 15th – James BuchananDemocrat – 1857 - 1861
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