Presidents of the USA

James Monroe. 1817-25. Democratic-Republican

Set up Liberia

John Quincy Adams. 1825-29. Democratic Republican

his Vice President was John C Calhoun who was from the south

Son of the second president John Adams

Andrew Jackson 1829-37. Party: Democratic

from Tennessee. His VP was Calhoun again. Calhoun resigned part way through

Martin van Buren was then elected VP

Marin van Buren. Democrat

1837 – 41

1841-41 William Henry Harrison. Whig

Harrison died a month into his term


1841-45 John Tyler. Whig

He succeeded when Harrison died because Tyler has been VP

1845 – 49

Jame K Polk. Democrat

former governor of Tennessee


1849 -50

Zachary Taylor. Whig

former general. died in office

1850 – 53

Millard Fillmore / Whig.

former VP. took over when Taylor died.

1853 – 57

Franklin Pierce . Democrat

former general. Only man from New Hampshire to become president


James Buchanan . Democrat

former ambassador to the UK. Seen as one of the least effective presidents of all. He was from Pennsylvania but was regarded as pro Southern. He approved of the Dred Scott decision. He wanted Kansas to be a slave state.

his VP was John C Breckinridge

1861 lincoln. first Republican president.

VP was Hannibal Hamlin. Hamlin was from Maine. He was principled against slavery.



John C Calhoun. He was from S Carolina and was an outspoken advocate of slavery. He died in 1850.

John C Breckinridge. He was from Kentucky and was a slaveholder. After being VP he was elected to the US Senate. He served in the Confederate Army.




About Calers

Born Belfast 1971. I read history at Edinburgh. I did a Master's at UCL. I have semi-libertarian right wing opinions. I am married with a daughter and a son. I am allergic to cats. I am the falling hope of the not so stern and somewhat bending Tories. I am a legal beagle rather than and eagle. Big up the Commonwealth of Nations.

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