Who am I?
     An
Informational
   Look at
Americas Past
 Presidents.



By: Katelin Spring               S
By Reading the Statement, Can You
  Figure Out Which President I Am?



1.   I was the first President of the United State...
1. George Washington Is The
          Correct Answer!
S   The First President of the U.S.A.

S   He served from 1789 to 17...
2. If You Said Abraham
Lincoln, You Are Correct!
            S   Lincoln was America’s 16th President.

            S   He...
QUIZ




1.   How long was the      2.   How does the
     Gettysburg Address?        Gettysburg Address
                 ...
3. Good Job If You Said
            Ronald Reagan!
S   Ronald Reagan was our 40th President.

S   He served his term from ...
Before Ronald Reagan
Became Governor in 1966, He
  Had Another Occupation.

S What was Ronald Reagan’s career during the 1...
4. We Have A
Winner: Woodrow
Wilson.
Woodrow Wilson was our 28th President. He served
from 1913-1921

Wilson became Presid...
5. If You Guessed Herbert
  Hoover, You Are Right!
             S   Herbert Hoover was our 31st President.
               ...
6. Yes! John
F. Kennedy
John Kennedy was our 35th President and
served from 1961 until 1963.

Kennedy was the youngest man...
John F. Kennedy wrote a book
  called Profiles in Courage,
  when he was in the Navy.

S What prize did the book when?



...
Work Cited


S Answers. (2010).Reference Answers. Gettysburg
  Address. Retrieved February 2, 2010 from
  http://www.answe...
The End
I hope you learned a lot about your history!




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Who Am I?

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

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