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Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon was America’s 37th president. Prior to becoming president, he served as Governor of California and Vice President to Eisenhower. He is well known for the Watergate scandal and to this day is the only president to resign from office. Coming into office after LBJ, he ended the Vietnam war and forged relations with the People’s Republic of China. Despite these accomplishments, his legacy will forever be tarnished by the Watergate scandal.

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover was America’s 31st president. He promoted his efficiency movement idea to the American people when elected, trying to rid the government of all its waste. Under his watch, America fell into the Great Depression as Wall Street crashed and

the unemployment numbers skyrocketed. He represented the Republican party and chose to run for a second term despite his poor performance while in the Oval Office. He was defeated by the Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt, who when on to win the next 5 elections.

William Henry Harrison

William Henry HarrisonWilliam Henry Harrison was the 9th president of the United States, but his time in the position did not last for very long. He is considered one of the worst presidents because 32 days into his administration, he died of pneumonia. Due to his short time in office, he was unable to accomplish any goals he may have had for the country. His Vice President, John Tyler, took over after he passed away. 

Ulysses S. Grant

Grant
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th president of the United States. He came into office right after the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction. He was famous for his success as the leader of the Union army during the Civil War. Unfortunately, he was not nearly as good of a president as he was a general in the army. Corruption was widespread during his tenure and he as they worked through the hardships of Reconstruction in the South.