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brown v. board 1954

eisenhower

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president when haymarket riot of 1886 occured

cleveland

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president during john brown's raid on harper's ferry

buchanan

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kansas-nebraska act

pierce

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meat inspection act and pure food and drug act

t. roosevelt

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pendleton act 1883

arthur

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sherman anti-trust act of 1890

b. harrison

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only president to resign

nixon

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embargo act 1807

jefferson

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created the peace corp

jfk

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president during the xyz affair

dad adams

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president during wwi, 1914-1918

wilson

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president whom andrew jackson accused of being part of a "corrupt bargain"

baby adams

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first president elected after the property-owning restriction was lifted for voting

jackson

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president who was a hero of the mexican-american war

taylor

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indian removal act

jackson

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lend-lease act

fdr

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civil rights act of 1964 and voting rights act of 1965

lbj

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farewell address warned against political factions (parties) and foreign alliances

washington

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president during the era of good feelings; devised the doctrine about staying out of europe's business and vice versa

monroe

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rough rider/trust buster/progressive

t. roosevelt

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pullman strike 1894

cleveland

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pardoned nixon

ford

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wrote the bill of rights

madison

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hero of the war of 1812

jackson

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election known as revolution of 1800

jefferson

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president during the civil war, 1861-1865

lincoln

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manifest destiny president

polk

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longest serving president

fdr

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"54-40 or fight!" president

polk

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makes southern democrats angry over civil rights; they form dixiecrats

truman

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pet banks

jackson

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new deal

fdr

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great society/war on poverty

lbj

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bay of pigs; cuban missile crisis

jfk

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the second president to go through the impeachment process

clinton

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hartford convention held (against war of 1812)

madison

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wrote the declaration of independence

jefferson

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used the tonkin gulf resolution as a "blank check" to escalate american involvement in the vietnam war

lbj

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out first african american president

obama

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bull moose/ progressive 1912

t. roosevelt

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last president to be a member of the whig party

filmore

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trickle-down or "voodoo" economics

reagan

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considered the first president of the "internet age"

clinton

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president during great depression & wwii

fdr

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his 2000 election came down to a recount and a supreme court decision

baby bush

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star wars; tax cuts; conservative republican

reagan

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shanty towns were named for him; blamed for the the great depression; republican

hoover

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issued the emancipation proclamation 1863

lincoln

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teapot dome scandal

harding

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defeats william jennings bryan in 1896- leads to the end of the populist party

mckinley

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gave us the 14 points and wanted to be part of the league of nations

wilson

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dollar diplomacy; republican in 1912

taft

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highway act of 1956

eisenhower

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first gulf war- successfully proving we can win quickly and leave (unlike vietnam)

dad bush

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9/11

baby bush

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globalization

obama

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credit mobilier scandal

grant

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president when chinese exclusion act became law 1882

arthur

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north american free trade agreement (NAFTA)

clinton

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first vp to take over the presidency

tyler

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louisiana purchase 1803

jefferson

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made the decision to drop the atomic bombs to end the war with japan

truman

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first president to have congress override his votes

a. johnson

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the election of this republican president ended reconstruction/ compromise of 1877

hayes

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famous union general elected to two terms as president; had a corrupt administration

grant

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brokered a peace between egypt and israel in the late 70s

carter

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president when the last americans left vietnam

ford

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annexed hawaii. president during the spanish-american war, 1898

mckinley

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president when the 13th amendment was passed

lincoln

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president during the war of 1812

madison

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little rock 9

eisenhower

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freedom riders

jfk

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"mr. gorbachev, tear down this wall!"

reagan

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second gulf war

baby bush

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watergate; vietnamization

nixon

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desegregated the armed forces with an executive order in 1948

truman

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opec oil embargo leads to gas shortage

carter

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railway act of 1862

lincoln

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patriot act

baby bush

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became president after a deal was made that would take federal troops out of the south and build a transcontinental railroad in the south

hayes

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president during most of the roaring 20s; pro-business

coolidge

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alien and sedition acts/ midnight appointments

dad adams

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moral diplomacy; progressive. president during wwi

wilson

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"don't ask, don't tell"

clinton

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the 21st amendment (repealed prohibition) was ratified during his administration

fdr

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he wanted to preserve the union, but his 1860 election led to the secession of several southern states

lincoln

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this president policies ended up changing the make-up of the democratic party to include african-americans, labor union members, and jewish citizens

fdr

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assassinated by a man who thought he deserved a government job based on the spoils system

garfield

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farewell address warned of the "military industrial complex"

eisenhower

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vowed not to serve two terms (died within about a month)

w. h. harrison

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treaty of guadalupe hidalgo 1848

polk

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cold war officially ends (1991)

dad bush

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southern strategy and silent majority

nixon

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democrat who won the 1912 election thanks to the three party split

wilson

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iran contra affair

reagan

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the first president to go through the impeachment process

a. johnson

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our first catholic president

jfk

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panic of 1837

van buren

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appointed earl warren- a famously liberal supreme court justice

eisenhower

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