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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Unconditional Surrender Grant ~ Our 18th President

I was born in Ohio and went to school at West Point Academy.  

I was a talented Union general in the Civil War.

  When I became president, I focused efforts on Civil War reconstruction and creating the Transcontinental Railroad.  

During my presidency, the Gold Market collapsed.  

I was known for being involved in many scandals.  

I died in 1885 and was buried next to my wife in Manhattan.

Who Am I?

Ulysses S. Grant
18th President of the United States
In Office
March 3, 1869 - March 3, 1877
Vice President - Schuyler Colfax (1869-1873)
Henry Wilson (1873-1875)
None (1875-1877)

Sunday, April 24, 2016

The Veto President ~ 17th President

I was born in North Carolina to poor and mostly illiterate parents.  

I learned to read when I met my wife, Eliza.  Before becoming president, I was a Tailor, Solider, Politician, and Statesman.  

I was the first vice president to replace an assassinated president.  

My presidency focused on Civil War reconstruction.  

Who am I?

Andrew Johnson 
17th President of the United States
In Office
April 15, 1865 - March 3, 1869
Vice President - None

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Honest Abe ~ Our 16th President

I was born in Kentucky to a poor family, and grew up teaching myself much of what I know.  

I was the first president to have a beard and my head is carved into Mount Rushmore.  

During my presidency, I issued the Emancipation Proclamation to free all slaves.  

During my presidency, the Union won the Civil War.  I was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre when I was shot by John Wilkes Booth.  

Who am I?

Abraham Lincoln
16th President of the United States
In Office
March 4, 1861 - April 15, 1865
Vice President - Hannibal Hamlin (1861-1865)
Andrew Johnson - (1865)

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Ten-Cent Jimmie ~ Our 15th President..........

I was born in Pennsylvania and was the son of Irish immigrants.  

I went to Dickinson College and had an unusual problem with my eyes in which one was nearsighted and the other was farsighted.  

I am the only president who was unmarried during my presidency.  

Some of my nicknames include “Old Buck” and “Ten Cent Jimmie.” 

I have been rated as the least effective of all the presidents by historians.  

Who am I?

James Buchanan
15th President of the United States
In Office
March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1861

Vice President - John Cabell Breckinridge 

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Handsome Frank ~ Our 14th President.................

I born in New Hampshire and my father was a general in the army.  

When I was elected, I was the first President to present my address from memory.  

During my presidency I created the Kansas-Nebraska Bill.  

I did not have a vice president during my time in office.  

Who am I?

Franklin Pierce
14th President of the United States
In Office
March 4, 1853 - March 4, 1857
Vice President - William R King (1853)
None - (1853-1857)

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Last of the Whigs ~ 13th President

I was born in New York in a log cabin, and was one of nine children.  

I studied law at New Hope Academy and became president when Zachary Taylor died.  

I established a permanent library in the White House and am known for being immaculately dressed.  

I agreed to the Compromise of 1850, allowing for slavery in the South.  

Who am I?

Millard Fillmore
13th President of the United States
In Office
July 9, 1850 - March 4, 1853
Vice President - None

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Old Rough-and-Ready ~ Our 12th President....

I was born in Virginia and was in the army for 25 years before become president.  

During my time in the army, I was known as the most popular man in America.  

The first time I voted, I voted for myself because I had not lived anywhere long enough to vote until my run for office.  

I was the second president to die in office, and at my funeral over 100,000 people lined the funeral route to mourn and pay their respects.  

Who am I?

Zachary Taylor
12th President of the United States
In Office
March 4, 1849 - July 9, 1850
Vice President - Millard Fillmore