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Presidents of the United States – US
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Presidents of the United States – US 

  Presidents of the United States

The President of the USA is the head of state of the U.S. The tenure of the president is four years and he or she cannot serve more than two terms. If the president resigns, dies or removed from the office, the Vice President assumes the office. The election for this post is held every four years on Election Day, which is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

As per the constitution, the president of the U.S. holds two posts: Chief Executive of the federal government and Commander in Chief of the armed forces. As a chief executive, he has the authority to enforce laws, treaties, develop policies, and prepare the national budget and more. As a Commander in chief he is authorized to send the army into combat, and decide whether to use nuclear weapons, how weapons will be used and more.

Qualification/Eligibility for the president of the U.S.A:

o   Age should not be less than 35 years

o   A natural-born citizen of the U.S.A

o   Should have lived in the United States at least 14 years

 

List of Presidents of USA:

  1. George Washington

o   Term of office: 30 April 1789 to 4 March 1797

o   Political Party: no party affiliation

  1. John Adams

o   Term of office:  4 March  1797 – 4 March  1801

o    Political Party: Federalist Party

  1. Thomas Jefferson

o   Term of office: 4 March 1801 – 4 March 1809

o   Political Party: Democratic-Republican Party

 

  1. James Madison

o   Term of office: 4 March 1809 – 4 March 1817

o   Political Party: Democratic-Republican Party

  1. James Monroe

o   Term of office: 4 March 1817 – 4 March 1825

o   Political Party: Democratic-Republican Party

  1. John Quincy Adams  

o   Term of office: 4 March 1825 – 4 March 1829

o   Political Party: Democratic-Republican Party

 

  1. Andrew Jackson

o   Term of office: 4 March 1829 – 4 March 1837

o   Political Party: Democratic Party  

  1. Martin van Buren

o   Term of office: 4 March 1837 – 4 March 1841

o    Political Party: Democratic Party 

  1. William Henry Harrison

o   Term of office: 4 March 1841 – 4 April 1841

o   Political Party: Whig Party

  

  1. John Tyler

o   Term of office: 4 April 1841 – 4 March 1845

o   Political Party: Whig Party

  1. James K. Polk

o   Term of office: 4 March 1845 – 4 March 1849

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

  1. Zachary Taylor

o   Term of office: 4 March 1849 – 9 July 1850

o   Political Party: Whig Party

 

  1. Millard Fillmore

o   Term of office: 9 July 1850 – 4 March 1953

o   Political Party: Whig Party

  1. Franklin Pierce

o   Term of office: 4 March 1853 – 4 March 1857

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

  1. James Buchanan

o   Term of office: 4 March 1857 – 4 March 1861

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

  1. Abraham Lincoln

o   Term of office: 4 March 1861 – 15 April 1865

o    Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Andrew Johnson

o   Term of office: 1865 – 1869

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

 

  1. Ulysses S. Grant

o   Term of office: 4 March 1869 – 4 March 1877

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Rutherford B. Hayes

o   Term of office: 4 March 1877- 4 March 1881

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. James Abram Garfield

o   Term of office: 4 March 1881- 19 September 1881

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Chester Alan Arthur

o   Term of office: 19 September  1881- 4 March 1885

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Grover Cleveland

o   Term of office: 4 March 1885 – 4 March 1889

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

 

  1. Benjamin Harrison

o   Term of office: 4 March 1889 – 4 March 1893

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Grover Cleveland

o   Term of office: 4 March 1893 – 4 March 1897

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

 

  1. William McKinley

o   Term of office: 4 March 1897 – 14 September 1901

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Theodore Roosevelt

o   Term of office: 14 September  1901 – 4 March 1909

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. William Howard Taft

o   Term of office: 4 March 1909 – 4 March 1913

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Woodrow (Thomas) Wilson

o   Term of office: 4 March 1913 – 4 March 1921

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

 

  1. Warren Gamaliel Harding

o   Term of office: 4 March 1921 – 2 August 1923

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Calvin (John) Coolidge

o   Term of office: 2 August 1923 – 4 March 1929

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Herbert Clark Hoover

o   Term of office: 4 March 1929 – 4 March 1933

o   Political Party: Republican Party

  1. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

o   Term of office: 4 March 1933 – 12 April 1945

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

 

  1. Harry S. Truman

o   Term of office: 12 April 1945 – 20 January 1953

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

  1. Dwight (David) Eisenhower

o   Term of office: 20 January 1953 – 20 January  1961

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. John Fitzgerald Kennedy

o   Term of office: 20 January  1961 – 22 November 1963

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

  1. Lyndon Baines Johnson

o   Term of office: 22 November 1963 – 20 January 1969

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

  1. Richard Milhouse Nixon

o   Term of office: 20 January  1969 – 9 August  1974

o   Political Party: Republican Party

  1. Gerald Rudolph Ford

o   Term of office: 9 August 1974 – 20 January  1977

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Jimmy Carter

o   Term of office: 20 January  1977 – 20 January  1981

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

  1. Ronald Wilson Reagan

o   Term of office: 20 January  1981 – 20 January 1989

o   Political Party: Republican Party

  1. George Herbert Walker Bush

o   Term of office: 20 January  1989 – 20 January  1993

o   Political Party: Republican Party

  1. Bill Clinton

o   Term of office: 20 January  1993 – 20 January  2001

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

  1. George Walker Bush

o   Term of office: 20 January  2001 – 20 January 2009

o   Political Party: Republican Party

 

  1. Barack Hussein Obama

o   Term of office: 20 January 2009 – 20 January  2017

o   Political Party: Democratic Party 

  1. Donald Trump

o   Term of office: 2017 – till date

o   Political Party: Republican Party

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