Presidents: Woodrow Wilson

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Thomas Woodrow Wilson was President during World War I. He had also served as Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University. He was also the only president to have earned a PhD. Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born on … Continued

Presidents: Rutherford B. Hayes

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Rutherford B. Hayes became president as the Reconstruction period ended. Rutherford Birchard Hayes was born on October 4, 1822 in Delaware, Ohio. He was the son of Rutherford and Sophia Birchard Hayes. The future president never knew his father, who … Continued

Presidents: Andrew Johnson

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Following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, his Vice President Andrew Johnson became president. President Johnson oversaw the reconstruction period following the Civil War. He was also the first President to be impeached. Andrew Johnson was born on December 29, 1808 … Continued

Presidents: Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln is one of our best known Presidents. He had the awesome task of leading the nation through the American Civil War. He was also the first president to be assassinated. Abraham Lincoln was born into poverty on February … Continued

Presidents: Franklin Pierce

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  Franklin Pierce is one of the most forgotten presidents. He also suffered a considerable loss in his family which lead to depression and alcoholism. Franklin Pierce was born on November 23, 1804 in Hillsborough, New Hampshire. He was the … Continued

Presidents: Zachary Taylor

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Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States, a hero in the Mexican-American War and the only President to come from Louisiana. He was born on November 24, 1784 in Barboursville, Virginia to Richard and Sarah Dabney Taylor.  … Continued

Presidents: James Polk

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James Polk was the 11th President of the United States. He is the only president to have served as House Speaker. He is also considered the last strong pre-Civil War president. James Knox Polk was the first of ten children … Continued

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