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James K. Polk

James K. Polk About Eleventh President of the United States who led the nation to victory in the Mexican-American War, which gave the U.S. most of its present Southwest. Other Informations He worked as a clerk for the Tennessee State Senate after graduating from the University of North Carolina. He was nicknamed the Napoleon of …

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Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover About The 31st president of the United States who helped provide humanitarian relief to Belgium during World War I and was best known for his mishandling of the Great Depression. Other Informations He worked as the student manager of the football and baseball teams while attending Stanford University. He was a mildly prolific …

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Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes About The 19th President of the United States, he ended Reconstruction and initiated the beginnings of civil service reform. Other Informations He opened several law offices in Columbus, Ohio, and Cincinnati, Ohio. His presidential election was one of the most closely contested in history and resulted in the Compromise of 1877, in …

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Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren About Eighth president of the United States and the first president not of British or Scots-Irish ancestry, as well as the first to be born a U.S. citizen. Other Informations He spoke English as a second language, with Dutch being his first. He presided over an economically difficult time in the nation’s …

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James Buchanan

James Buchanan About 15th President of the United States and a lifelong bachelor who also served as President Andrew Jackson’s Minister to Russia. Other Informations He was offered a spot on the Supreme Court, but turned it down. He helped draft the Ostend Manifesto, which laid down the framework for the U.S. to purchase Cuba …

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William McKinley

William McKinley About The 25th president of the United States and the third to be assassinated while in office. He was also the last Civil War veteran to become president. Other Informations His financial problems ended his college education prematurely, and he was forced to work as a postal clerk and teacher. He led the …

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Lyndon B. Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson About 36th President of the United States who took office in 1963 after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He was one of only a few politicians in American history to have served office as a representative, senator, vice president, and president. Other Informations During his time at Southwest Texas State Teachers’ …

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson About Revered Founding Father of the United States, its third president, and an author of the Declaration of Independence. Other Informations He completed his collegiate studies at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg in two years and earned his law degree five years later. He sold his collection of 6,000 books …

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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter About The 39th president of the United States who became the first president to receive a Nobel Peace Prize after leaving office. Other Informations He became a member of the Future Farmers of America, which would later be known as the National FFA Organization, while he was in high school. His presidency was …

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Warren G. Harding

Warren G. Harding About The 29th U.S. President from 1921 until his death in 1923. He was considered to be one of the most corrupt presidents in history because of his involvement in the Teapot Dome scandal. Other Informations He gained ownership of the Marion Daily Star newspaper after working as a teacher and insurance …

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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt About The 26th president of the United States and one of the earliest leaders of the Progressive Movement. He was the first president to win a Nobel Peace Prize.¬† Other Informations He was involved in the school newspaper, rowing, boxing, and fraternity life while attending¬†Harvard University.¬† He was the founder of the Bull …

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John Adams

John Adams About One of the United States’ Founding Fathers, as well as its first vice president and its second president. Other Informations His father wanted him to be a minister, but he instead opted to become a lawyer. He rose to fame as a vehement critic of the Stamp Act of 1765. He controversially …