American History

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American History
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2010-05-24 20:28:08
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information about the Presidents that we need to know
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  1. Abraham Lincoln

    time period:

    significant events/views:
    Civil War

    • Strong leader
    • Emancipation Proclamation
    • Favored gradual abolition
    • Took away rights during the Civil War
  2. Andrew Johnson

    time period:

    significant events:
    Reconstruction

    • weak
    • 1st President to be impeached
  3. Guilded Age Presidents

    time period:

    significant events:
    Guilded Age

    • weak, ineffective, corrupt administrations
    • mostly Republican
    • pro big business
    • increased taxes
  4. Imperialistic Presidents
    • McKinley
    • Roosevelt Taft
  5. McKinley

    time period:

    significant events:
    Spanish American War

    • annexed Hawaii
    • gained new territories through the Spanish American War
  6. Roosevelt

    time period:

    significant events:
    Progressive Era

    • built the Panama Canal
    • speak softly and carry a big stick
  7. Taft

    time period:

    significant events:
    Progressive Era

    dollar diplomacy
  8. Progressive Presidents
    • Roosevelt
    • Taft
    • Wilson
  9. Roosevelt (progressive)

    time period:

    significant events:
    Progressive

    • Trust Buster
    • Environmentalist
    • 1st to take up for the little guys
  10. Taft

    time period:

    significant events:
    Progressive Era

    Trust Buster
  11. Wilson

    time period:

    significant events:
    Progressive

    • 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th amendments
    • WWI president
    • strong leader
  12. 1920s Presidents
    • Harding
    • Coolidge
    • Hoover
  13. Harding

    time period:

    significant events:
    1920s

    • Republican
    • laize faire policies
  14. Coolidge

    time period:

    significant events:
    1920s

    • Republican
    • leisse faire policies
  15. Hoover

    time period:

    significant events:
    Depression

    blamed for the Depression
  16. FDR

    time period:

    significant events:
    WWII & Depression

    New Deal
  17. Truman

    time period:

    significant events:
    WWII

    atomic bomb

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