Category Archives: Presidents

A look at the past presidents and how their time in office affected this country

5. James Monroe

James Monroe was the fifth president of the United States, 7th Secretary of State, 8th Secretary of War, Governor of Virginia, Senator of Virginia, the last founding father to be president and the third president to die on Independent’s day (John Adams & Thomas Jefferson were the other). Monroe was […]

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4. James Madison

James Madison was the fourth president of the United States, father of the Constitution, 5th Secretary of State, and champion and author of the Bill of Rights. James Madison was born in Virginia in 1751. When he was of age, he inherited hundreds of slaves from his father who was […]

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3. Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was the original author of the Declaration of Independence, first Secretary of State, US Minister to France, Governor of Virginia, and the third president of the United States. One of Jefferson’s greatest achievements was his statement for human right’s in the Declaration of Independence (We hold these truths […]

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2. John Adams

John Adams, one of our great leaders for independence,second president and a great diplomat was born in 1735. John Adams was known as a political philosopher, but was very frustrated by politics. The biggest thorn in his side during his prime political years was the determined Thomas Jefferson. Before the […]

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1. George Washington

George Washington, “the father of our country” was born in Virginia sometime in 1732. During the Revolutionary War, he was our top general and spoke’s person. During the Second Continental Congress conference in Philadelphia in May 1775, Washington was named Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. George Washington knew he didn’t […]

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