Выполнила: ученица 9а класса ГОУ СОШ №340 Яшина Мария Руководители: Иванова Е.В. Иванова Ю.В. Санкт-Петербург 2011
American Presidents George Washington John Adams Thomas Jefferson James Madison James Monroe John Quincy Adams Andrew Jackson Martin Van Buren William H. Harrison John Tyler James K. Polk Zachary Taylor Millard Fillmore Franklin Pierce James Buchanan Abraham Lincoln Andrew Johnson Ulysses S. Grant Rutherford B. Hayes James A. Garfield Chester A. Arthur Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland William McKinley Theodore Roosevelt William H. Taft Woodrow Wilson Warren G. Harding Calvin Coolidge Herbert C. Hoover Franklin D. Roosevelt Harry S. Truman Dwight D. Eisenhower John F. Kennedy Lyndon B. Johnson Richard M. Nixon Gerald R. Ford Jimmy Carter Ronald W. Reagan George H. W. Bush Bill Clinton George W. Bush Barack Obama Grover Cleveland To get more information about some of them click here
(1789 - 1797) George Washington set a pattern for all other Presidents to follow G.W.: “As the first of everything, in our situation will serve to establish a Precedent” The first president
Born in 1732 Into a Virginia planter family He pursed 2 interests: - military arts - Western expressions
From 1759 to the outbreak of the American Revolution, Washington managed his lands around Mount Vernon and served in the Virginia House of Burgesses. He soon realized that the Nation under its Articles of Confederation was not functioning well, so he became a prime mover in the steps leading to the Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia in 1787.
(1801 – 1809) Thomas Jefferson: “I have sworn upon the altar of God form of tyranny over the mind of man” During Jefferson's second term, he was increasingly preoccupied with keeping the Nation from involvement in the Napoleonic wars, though both England and France interfered with the neutral rights of American merchantmen. The third president
(1861 - 1865) Abraham Lincoln hated war but accepted it as the only Means to save the nation "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you.... You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to preserve, protect and defend it." The 16th president
The son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Lincoln had to struggle for a living and for learning.
(1933 - 1945) Roosevelt brought hope as he promised prompt, vigorous action, and asserted in his Inaugural Address, “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself” Roosevelt had pledged the United States to the "good neighbor" policy, transforming the Monroe Doctrine from a unilateral American manifesto into arrangements for mutual action against aggressors. The 32d president
(1961 - 1963) Kennedy: the youngest man Elected President, the youngest to die in office” He wished America to resume its old mission as the first nation dedicated to the revolution of human rights The 35th president
On November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was killed by an assassin's bullets as his motorcade wound through Dallas, Texas.
(1993 - 2001 ) During the administration of William J. Clinton, the U.S. enjoyed more peace and economic well being than at any time in its history He was the first Democratic president since Franklin D. Roosevelt to win a second term. The 42d president
He proposed the first balanced budget in decades and achieved a budget surplus. he successfully dispatched peace keeping forces to war-torn Bosnia and bombed Iraq when Saddam Hussein stopped United Nations inspections for evidence of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons.
In 1998, as a result of issues surrounding personal indiscretions with a young woman White House intern, Clinton was the second U.S. president to be impeached by the House of Representatives.
(2001 - 2009) George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States.
President Bush declared war against terror and has made victory in the war on terrorism and the advance of human freedom the priorities of his Administration.
President Bush is married to Laura Welch Bush, a former teacher and librarian, and they have twin daughters, Barbara and Jenna. The Bush family also includes their two dogs, Spot and Barney, and a cat, India.
(born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States.
He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election.
In October 2009, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.