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1 United States Presidents Lesson #5 of Packet

2 Republicans (Counterclockwise around the table beginning in lower left): George H.W. Bush, Abraham Lincoln, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, Theodore Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan. Democrats (Counterclockwise around the table beginning in lower left): Jimmy Carter, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Andrew Jackson, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson, Woodrow Wilson, John F. Kennedy, and William J. Clinton.

3 Harry S. Truman 33 rd President (after Roosevelt’s Death) Democrat Decisive Common Sense United Nations Dropped Atomic Bomb

4 Dwight D. Eisenhower (IKE) 34 th President Republican Moral Leadership Ended Korean War Formed NASA Established Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare Interstate Highway System

5 John F. Kennedy (JFK) 35 th President (Assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald) Democrat Focus on youth and culture Future and Promise Promote Civil Rights Act Cuban Missile Crisis and Bay of Pigs Established Peace Corps "Ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country."

6 Lyndon B. Johnson 36 th President Democrat Deal Maker Good Domestic Leader A Great Society Started Fighting in Vietnam Space Race

7 Richard Nixon 37 th President Republican Reconciliation (Stop divide in US) World Stability Watergate Scandal Starts to end Fighting in Vietnam Improved Relations with USSR

8 Gerald Ford ( died 12/06) 38 th President Republican Integrity and Openness Moderate Less Taxes Pardoned Nixon Economic Problems

9 Jimmy Carter 39 th President Democrat Human Rights Tried to help US (high interest rates) Signed treaty for operation of Panama Canal Iran Hostage situation Created US Dept. of Education

10 Ronald Reagan died 6/04 40 th President Republican Wanted to have less reliance on Gov’t Loved or hated (no middle) Great Speaker Helped end Soviet Union and communism Great Foreign Diplomat Reaganomics

11 George H.W. Bush 41 st President Republican Compassionate Conservative American Values End of Soviet Union (Berlin Wall) Iraq Gulf War Recession (slow economy)

12 William (Bill) Clinton 42 nd President Democrat (1 st Dem. Re-elected to second term since FDR) Great Public Speaker Moderate over time Budget Surplus (fiscal Conservative) Was impeached NAFTA Low unemployment Bombed Iraq First attack on World Trade Center

13 George W. Bush 43 rd President 2001-Present Republican Decisive but stubborn Less reliance on Government Iraq 9/11 ??

14 Presidential Oath- "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."

15 Presidential Commercials

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17 2008 Presidential Candidates

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