Presidents of the United States

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Presidents of the United States

  1. 1. Presidents of the United States <br />Some of the most important presidents of history <br />8th grade American History Class <br />Ms. Erben <br />
  2. 2. George Washington <br /><ul><li>Military and political leader
  3. 3. Victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War
  4. 4. Known as “father of the country”
  5. 5. 1st President
  6. 6. Was in term: 1789-1797</li></li></ul><li>Abraham Lincoln<br />In term: 1861-1865 <br />Was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth <br />Led the country during the American Civil War <br />Promoted economic modernization <br />Abolished slavery<br />16th president <br />
  7. 7. Theodore Roosevelt <br /><ul><li>Term: 1901-1909
  8. 8. 26th president
  9. 9. Led the Progressive Movement
  10. 10. Is a face on mount Rushmore
  11. 11. Created a 3rd party called the Bull Moose </li></li></ul><li>Woodrow Wilson <br /><ul><li>Term: 1913-1921
  12. 12. 28th president
  13. 13. Created the League of Nations
  14. 14. Dealt with American foreign policy during the beginning of world war I
  15. 15. President during women’s suffrage movement </li></li></ul><li>Franklin d. Roosevelt <br />32nd president <br />Term: 1933-1945 <br />Created the New Deal <br />Dealt with Pearl Harbor & WWII<br />Had developed polio during his term; Eleanor Roosevelt<br />
  16. 16. John f. Kennedy <br /><ul><li>35th president
  17. 17. The Television and election
  18. 18. Cuban missile crisis
  19. 19. Bay of pigs
  20. 20. Speech on Berlin Wall
  21. 21. Space program
  22. 22. Civil rights
  23. 23. Assassination </li></li></ul><li>Ronald Reagan <br /><ul><li>40th president
  24. 24. Term: 1981-1989
  25. 25. Berlin Wall speech
  26. 26. Was an actor before presidency </li>

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