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  • 1. Recent U.S. Presidents ED 205-08 By: Christopher Morris
  • 2. Author’s Slide <ul><li>Christopher Morris </li></ul><ul><li>I graduated from North Branch High School in North Branch, Michigan. I received my Associate of Arts degree from Mott Community College. I currently attend Grand Valley State University where my major is Mathematics and my minor is Elementary Education. I hope to teach middle school Mathematics. I decided to make this presentation because I think recent presidents are not studied as much as older ones, and I thought it would be interesting to research the topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Send me an email </li></ul>Quit
  • 3. The last thirteen presidents’ of the United States. <ul><li>32. Franklin D. Roosevelt 39. James Carter </li></ul><ul><li>33. Harry S. Truman 40. Ronald Reagan </li></ul><ul><li>34. Dwight D. Eisenhower 41. George H. W. Bush </li></ul><ul><li>35. John F. Kennedy 42. William J. Clinton </li></ul><ul><li>36. Lyndon Johnson 43. George W. Bush </li></ul><ul><li>37. Richard Nixon 44. Barack H. Obama </li></ul><ul><li>38. Gerald Ford Resources </li></ul>Quit
  • 4. Franklin D. Roosevelt <ul><li>Birthplace: Hyde Park, New York- January 20, 1882 </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Attended Harvard University and Columbia Law School , Elected Governor of New York in 1928 </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1933-1937, 1937-1941, 1941-1945, 1945 (died in office) </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Nance Garner (1933-1941), Henry Wallace (1941-1945), Harry S Truman (1945) </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Created the New Deal, Directed </li></ul><ul><li>nation’s manpower and resources during WWII, </li></ul><ul><li>Initiated the FDIC and SEC </li></ul>Quit
  • 5. Harry S. Truman <ul><li>Birthplace: Lamar, Missouri- May 8, 1884 </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Captain in WW I, Only president after 1879 not to earn a college degree </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1945–1949, 1949-1953 </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: None (1945-1949), Alben Barkley (1949-1953) </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Made decision to use atomic </li></ul><ul><li>bombs on Japan, Passed 22 nd Amendment, </li></ul><ul><li>Truman’s Fair Deal, Agreed to help rebuild </li></ul><ul><li>Europe after WWII </li></ul>Quit
  • 6. Dwight D. Eisenhower <ul><li>Birthplace: Denison, Texas- October 14, 1890 </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Supreme Commander of troops on D-Day, President of Columbia University </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1953-1957, 1957-1961 </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Richard Nixon </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Signed truce that brought </li></ul><ul><li>armed peace along South Korea border </li></ul>Quit
  • 7. John F. Kennedy <ul><li>Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts- May 29, 1917 </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Graduated Cum Laude from Harvard, Decorated Navy Lieutenant in WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1961-1963 (assassinated) </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Lyndon B. Johnson </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Created Peace Corps, Negotiated peaceful solution to the Cuban Missile Crisis, </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed Civil Rights Act </li></ul><ul><li>Kennedy’s Famous Inaugural Address </li></ul>Quit
  • 8. Lyndon Johnson <ul><li>Birthplace: Stonewall, Texas- August 27, 1908 </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Studied law at Georgetown University, Awarded Silver Star in WWII, Became Democratic Majority Leader in 1955 </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1963-1965 (finished Kennedy’s term), 1965-1969 </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Hubert Humphrey </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Created Medicare and Medicaid, </li></ul><ul><li>Voting Rights Act of 1965, Great Society Programs </li></ul>Quit
  • 9. Richard Nixon <ul><li>Birthplace: Yorba Linda, California- January 9, 1913 </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Graduated Duke University School of Law in 1937, Lieutenant Commander during WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1969-1973, 1973-1974 (resigned) </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Spiro Agnew (1969–1973), Gerald Ford (1973–1974) </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Ended American Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>in the Vietnam War, Equal Rights Amendment, </li></ul><ul><li>New Anticrime Laws , Environmental Program </li></ul>Quit
  • 10. Gerald Ford <ul><li>Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska- July 14, 1913 </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Attended University of Michigan and played on the football team, Graduated Yale Law School in 1941, Served in WWII </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1974-1977 (finished Nixon’s Term) </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Nelson Rockefeller (1974–1977) </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Offered clemency to those who </li></ul><ul><li>evaded the draft during the Vietnam War, asked </li></ul><ul><li>for aid to be sent to South Vietnam </li></ul>Quit
  • 11. Jimmy Carter <ul><li>Birthplace: Plains, Georgia- October 1, 1924 (age 84) </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Attended Georgia Institute of Technology, Graduated U.S. Naval Academy in 1946 </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1977-1981 </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Walter Mondale </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Department of Energy created, </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomatic relations established between China </li></ul><ul><li>and the U.S. , 1979 Middle East Peace Treaty </li></ul>Quit
  • 12. Ronald Reagan <ul><li>Birthplace: Tampico, Illinois- February 6, 1911 </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Graduated Eureka College in Illinois 1932, Television & Film Star, SAG President </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1981-1984, 1984-1988 </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: George H. W. Bush </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Helped End the Cold War, Militant policies in the War on Drugs, Immigration Reform and Control Act </li></ul>Quit
  • 13. George H. W. Bush <ul><li>Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts- June 12, 1924 (age 84) </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Navy Lieutenant in WWII, Graduated from Yale University with Honors 1948 </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1989-1993 </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Dan Quayle </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Deposed drug trafficker </li></ul><ul><li>General Manuel Noriega, Sent Troops to Kuwait </li></ul><ul><li>to Remove Iraqi Invading Forces </li></ul>Quit
  • 14. William J. Clinton <ul><li>Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas- August 19, 1946 (age 62) </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Rhodes Scholar to Oxford University, Governor of Arkansas </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 1993-1997, 1997-2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Al Gore </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Family and Medical Leave Act, </li></ul><ul><li>North American Free Trade Agreement , </li></ul><ul><li>Economic Prosperity </li></ul>Quit
  • 15. George W. Bush <ul><li>Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut- July 6, 1946 (age 62) </li></ul><ul><li>Background: History Degree from Yale University, Only President to Earn an MBA, Governor of Texas </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 2001-2004, 2004-2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Dick Cheney </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: Medicare prescription drug </li></ul><ul><li>benefits for seniors, </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007 </li></ul>Quit
  • 16. Barack H. Obama <ul><li>Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii- August 4, 1961 (age 47) </li></ul><ul><li>Background: Graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, Illinois Senator, Taught Constitutional Law at University of Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Terms Served: 2009-Present </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President: Joe Biden </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments: First Black President in U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>History, Orders to Close Guantanamo Bay </li></ul><ul><li>Detention Camp, Economic Stimulus Package </li></ul>Quit
  • 17. Resources <ul><li>http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://americanhistory.about.com/od/uspresidents/US_Presidents.htm </li></ul>Quit

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