The best president in U.S history I believe is Abraham Lincoln. Abe Lincoln deserved to be the best president because he led his country through the civil war, abolished slavery by issuing the emancipation proclamation, and by issuing the emancipation proclamation the north gained British support. Abe created an economic development program, which began when the country was bankrupt and made the United States the world’s greatest industrial power. I believe that the 2nd best president is George Washington. Washington led the revolutionary war which began the birth of a new nation which goes under foreign policy, helped with the constitution that had much to do with equal rights, and dealt with the whiskey rebellion.
Alec Boulware American Colonial History Dr. Albritton Final Paper The Influence of Benjamin Franklin on the United States Government and Society. Benjamin Franklin is by far on of the more famous of the founding fathers of the United States of America, Present at both the signing of not only the Declaration of Independence but also the signing of the constitution. One of the few men of his time to rightly deserve the mantel of polymath, also know as a renaissance man, Franklin was a inventor, writer, scientist , businessman, and statesman to list a few of his traits. Through his endeavourers he helped shape the exceptional country that the United States would become. Some of his inventions would change
* Adams defended the British soldiers during the Boston Massacre trial. * He served in the Continental Congress. * He nominated George Washington to be a commander in chief of the Army. * He also was the one who chose Thomas Jefferson to write the Declaration of
The national bank was a creation of Hamilton’s for the government to deposit funds (taxes), print U.S. currency, and regulate all state banks. Thomas Jefferson was a man who represented the Demcratic-Republicans. Some of his contributions consist of the Articles of Confederation , and the Notes on the State of Virginia . The Articles of Confederation established the national government in 1777 and was used to weaken the central government in order to strengthen the individual state powered governments. As the Notes on the State of Virginia was Jefferson stating how America would remain strong if they remained to their rural roots.
Because of Napoleon’s selfishness when conquering other countries he is considered a tyrant. Even though Napoleon was a tyrant, he still had many accomplishments to help benefit France. Napoleon ended the French revolution, therefore ending many of the country’s problems. Before Napoleon, there was constant violence, acts for revolution, and economic instability. Napoleon overthrew the Directory in a coup d’etat in 1799 and was the beginning of the Napoleonic Era.
Oliver Robinson 12/2/12 Period 1 Mr. Bain AP US History DBQ The age of Jackson was an era filled with changes and controversy. After a great triumph at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812, Jackson ascended to the presidency asserting the fact that he was the voice of the common man. However under his leadership the nation faced numerous struggles and controversies. The Jacksonian democrats claimed to be the guardians of the Constitution, political democracy, individual liberty, and equality in economic opportunities. However personal vendettas and corruption led to the destruction of these values during the 1820’s and 1830’s.
George Washington - The Legacy George Washington: The Legacy Just being the first President of The United States earns George Washington the #1 spot in my report. George Washington became Americas first President when he unanimously won the election in 1789. He was a man of many features and was considered by all “Father of our country”. (www.consitutionfacts.com) George Washington was more than just the first President of the United States. He served as a role model for countless soldiers during America’s Revolutionary War and helped establish future presidents.
Honest Abe Abraham Lincoln is famous for wearing the tallest hats, but was most influential for his accomplishment for reuniting the country. Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 near Hodgenville, Kentucky. As a child, he was a bibliophile. The white house took in his wife, and two young sons, because one of them had pasted away. His political party was Republican serving only two terms, as he was assassinated on April 15, 1865.
Theodore Roosevelt is widely regarded as the first modern President of the United States. Throughout the second half of the 1800s, Congress had been the most powerful branch of government. Although the presidency began to amass more power during the 1880s, Roosevelt completed the transition to a strong and powerful President. He made the President the center of American politics, rather than the political parties or Congress. Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States of America, serving from 1901 to 1909 (Pringle 14).
It would be invoked by many U.S. statesmen and several U.S. presidents, including Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and many others. The intent and impact of the Monroe Doctrine persisted with only minor variations for more than a century. Its primary objective was to free the newly independent colonies of Latin America from European intervention and avoid situations which could make the New World a battleground for the Old World powers, so that the United States could exert its own influence undisturbed. The doctrine asserted that the New World and the Old World were to remain