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Time of Presidency: 1923-1929 Party: Republican President #: 30 Calvin Coolidge Domestic Policy Foreign Policy None Dawes Plan - reduce German reperations.

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1 Time of Presidency: Party: Republican President #: 30 Calvin Coolidge Domestic Policy Foreign Policy None Dawes Plan - reduce German reperations Withdraws from Dominican Republic Kellog-Briand Pact - Outlaws War

2 Time of Presidency: Party: Republican President #: 31 Herbert Hoover Domestic Policy Foreign Policy London Naval Conference - Altered ratios of five power to 10:10:7 Appeasement - Japan invades Manchuria Agricultural Marketing Act - created Federal Farm Board which helped farmers organize Stock-market crash Hawley-Smoot Tariff - Highest of all time Reconstruction Finance Corporation - gave loans to businesses (trickle-down) Debt Moratorium - Slowed repayment on loans from European

3 Time of Presidency: Party: Democrat President #: 32 Franklin D. Roosevelt Domestic Policy Foreign Policy Neutrality Acts (no selling arms to countries at war Munich Conference - Appeases Germany Assistance to Britain US off gold standard - allowed for inflation of dollar Federal Emergency Relief Act - Direct money Reciprocal Trade Agreement (tariffs would be lowered for countries that lowered theirs) Good Neighbor Policy - stopped armed intervention in Latin America Nazi-Soviet Pact

4 Time of Presidency: Party: Democrat President #: 33 Harry S. Truman Domestic Policy Foreign Policy Atomic Energy Commission - created peacetime nuclear energy uses Phillippines Independence Employment Act - gave federal government responsibility for maintaining economy Taft-Hartley Act - no closed shop (no longer forced to join unions) Fair Deal NATO - first binding treaty! Containment Policy - resist spread of Communist ideas

5 Time of Presidency: Party: Republican President #: 34 Dwight D. Eisenhower Domestic Policy Foreign Policy Warsaw Pact Eisenhower Doctrine - we'll intervene in Middle East Landrum-Griffin - limited the ways unions could boycott National highways Sputnik launch - led to improved science and math education Suez Crisis

6 Time of Presidency: Party: Democrat President #: 35 John F. Kennedy Domestic Policy Foreign Policy Cold War Peace Corps Founded Agency for International Development None

7 Time of Presidency: Party: Democrat President #: 36 Lyndon B. Johnson Domestic Policy Foreign Policy Gulf of Tonkin Resolution - president had blank check in Vietnam Paris Peace Talks Great Society - fought poverty and racial injustice War on Poverty Social Security Act Creating Medicare & Medicaid Tet Offensive

8 Time of Presidency: Party: Republican President #: 37 Richard M. Nixon Domestic Policy Foreign Policy Nuclear Proliferation Treaty Opens relationship with China OPEC embargo Alaskan Pipeline Water Gate Scandal Cease fire in Vietnam SALTII Moon landing

9 Time of Presidency: Party: Republican President #: 38 Gerald Ford Domestic Policy Foreign Policy Southern Vietnam falls None

10 Time of Presidency: Party: Democrat President #: 39 Jimmy Carter Domestic Policy Foreign Policy Panama Canal treaty - US will return it Iran Hostage Crisis USSR invades Afghanistan Energy Department (due to OPEC)

11 Time of Presidency: Party: Republican President #: 40 Ronald Reagan Domestic Policy Foreign Policy Marines killed in Lebanon SDI initiative - outspend USSR "Reaganomics" tax cut (tried to decrease size of gov't) Stock Market plunge, 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Force treaty - less nuclear weapons in Europe

12 Time of Presidency: Party: Republican President #: 41 George H. Bush Domestic Policy Foreign Policy Gulf War Berlin Wall falls - Germans unified USSR initiates economic reforms Americans with Disabilities Act Eastern European bloc falls (Solidarity wins in Poland) USSR disintegrates Environmental summit in Rio de Janero

13 Time of Presidency: Party: Democrat President #: 42 William (Bill) Clinton Domestic Policy Foreign Policy NAFTA signed EU created PLO-Israeli agreement Welfare reform Troops in Bosnia

14 Time of Presidency: Party: Republican President #: 43 George W. Bush Domestic Policy Foreign Policy War on Terrorism Presidents Surveillance Program No Child Left Behind Act- January 2002 Medicare Act of 2003 Authorized use of waterboarding on suspected terrorists Assassination attempt in Freedom Square in Tbilisi, Georgia Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act Clear Skies Act of 2003 Supporter of tapping into Alaskas oil reserves

15 Time of Presidency: 2009-Present Party: Democrat President #: 44 Barack Hussein Obama II Domestic Policy Foreign Policy First sitting U.S. President to preside over a meeting of the United Nations Security Council- September 24, 2009 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 State Children's Health Insurance Program Healthcare Bill New Years Speech to the people and government of Iran- rebuffed Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act Proposed new regulation to limit greenhouse gas emissions


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