Top 10 Most Influential Presidents of United States

1.  Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865)

 

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Abram Lincoln became the 16th president of the United States in March 1861 as a result of his campaign; he served as the president of USA till he was assassinated in April 1865 by John Wilkes Booth. He was referred to as the most influential president of USA because he led the United States through the political, moral crisis during its Civil War and rapid development of the economy by granting tariffs to encourage the establishment of factories and infrastructures. He opposed the war declaration against Mexico in 1846 and partakes in stopping slavery worldwide.

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2.  John F. Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963)

 

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John F. Kennedy (JFK) was an American Navy and 35th President of the United States starting from January 1961 till his assassination in November 1963 by Lee Harvey Oswald, during his presidency his best works are the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Bay of Pigs Invasion, African-American Civil Rights Movement, the “Space Race” Moon landing by initiating Apollo project and more involvement of the U.S.A in the Vietnam War. He has been the only president to win the Pulitzer Prize and the second-youngest president of American so far history.

3.  George Washington (February 22, 1732 -December 14, 1799)

 

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George Washington (Founding Father of the U.S.A.) was the first president of the United States without objection from any party in 1788 and 1792, he was also the Chief Commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He condemns the Articles of Confederation and object the 1765 Stamp Act by establishing the United States Constitution.

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4.  Franklin D. Roosevelt ( January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945)

 

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected four times and the 32nd President of the United States, he served his Nation until his death in April 1945. He built the New Deal Coalition and also defined the liberalism of the nation in 20th century. He led the United States during a time of worldwide economic depression, the World War II and founded the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for economic security in 1933.

5.  Ronald Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004)

 

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Ronald Wilson Reagan became the 40th President of the United States by defeating Jimmy Carter in 1980. He was deeply well known for his marvelous acting skill and economic policies which has reduced inflation during his ruling. He led an invasion to turn back a Communist coup in Grenada while he wages War on Drugs. He was re-elected again in in 1984 as the president of U.S.A. as a compensation of his first term.

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6.  Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919)

 

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Theodore Roosevelt was by record the 26th US president, He was the amalgamation of politician, naturalist, author, historian, explorer and also the youngest President of the United States so far history. His political policy records included the reduction of railroad rates, guaranteeing pure food and scheduled drugs along with breaking up capitalism. He was the first U.S. president to lead a conservation project and wrote the book “The Naval War of 1812” which made him famous.

7.  Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826)

 

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Thomas Jefferson was world widely known as third President of the United States, the founder of Independence in 1776 and also a Governor of Virginia in the starting point of the American Revolution. He regained control of Louisiana Territory from France, conducts the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore the west and initiated the removal of Indian tribal from Louisiana Territory.

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8.  Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972)

 

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Harry S. Truman became the 33rd President of the United States in 1945, he emerged victory in World War II that result to crack in the relationship between US and Soviet Union which later diverted to the Cold War. Harry S. Truman confirmed the use of atomic weapons at the final stage in the war with Japan which was to last few more years. He launched $13 billion Marshall Plan to reconstruct Europe after World War II and joined UN force during the war between North and South Korea.

9.  Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924)

 

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Thomas Woodrow was the 28th President of the U. S. by record,his legislative agenda policy are Federal Trade Commission Act, the Federal Farm Loan Act, Federal Reserve Act and the Clayton Antitrust Act. He maintained balanced policy during the outbreak of World War and was re-elected in 1916 and authorized war against submarine warfare by Nazi Germany.

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10.  Grover Cleveland (March 18, 1837 – June 24, 1908)

 

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Grover Cleveland is the first president to serve two non-sequence presidency terms; 22nd and 24th President of the United States respectively. He joined classical liberalism and never got tired fighting bossism and political corruption.The fear citizens of 1893 hit the nation during his second presidency regime which leads to national depressions that ruined his Democratic Party and gave way to the Republican in 1894.

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