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U.S. Presidents

In this collection, we list U.S. Presidents Stories. The president of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States, indirectly elected to a 4-year term by the people through the Electoral College.

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George Washington

George Washington
Friday Feb 22, 1732 to Tuesday Dec 14, 1779

George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Previously, he led Patriot forces to victory in the nation's War for Independence. He presided at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which established the U.S. Constitution and a federal government. Washington has been called the "Father of His Country" for his manifold leadership in the formative days of the new nation.

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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt
Wednesday Oct 27, 1858 to Monday Jan 6, 1919

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He previously served as the 25th vice president of the United States from March to September 1901 and as the 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the early 20th century. His face is depicted on Mount Rushmore, alongside those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln. In polls of historians and political scientists, Roosevelt is generally ranked as one of the five best presidents.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Sunday Jan 29, 1882 to Wednesday Apr 11, 1945

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.

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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman
Thursday May 8, 1884 to Tuesday Dec 26, 1972

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as vice president. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, and established the Truman Doctrine and NATO.

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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan
Monday Feb 6, 1911 to Saturday Jun 5, 2004

Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was an American film actor and politician who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Prior to his presidency, he was a Hollywood actor and union leader before serving as the 33rd governor of California from 1967 to 1975.

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Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon
Thursday Jan 9, 1913 to Friday Apr 22, 1994

Richard Milhous Nixon was an American politician who served as the 37th president of the United States from 1969 until 1974. He had previously served as the 36th vice president of the United States from 1953 to 1961, and prior to that as both a U.S. representative and senator from California.

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John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy
Tuesday May 29, 1917 to Friday Nov 22, 1963

Often referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. A member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate prior to becoming president.

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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter
Wednesday Oct 1, 1924 to Present

James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician and philanthropist who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A Democrat, he previously served as a Georgia state senator from 1963 to 1967 and as the 76th governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975. After his presidency, Carter has remained active in the private sector; in 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in co-founding the Carter Center.

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Donald Trump

Donald Trump
Friday Jun 14, 1946 to Present

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American politician who was the 45th president of the United States from 2017 to 2021. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality.

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George W. Bush

George W. Bush
Saturday Jul 6, 1946 to Present

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He had previously served as the 46th governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.

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Barack Obama

Barack Obama
Friday Aug 4, 1961 to Present

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008.

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