US Presidential Timeline
You may know the difference between George "Dubya" and George Senior but how well do you know the other presidents? Get the 411 you need.
- 1789-1797 - George Washington - The only president who was unanimously elected.
- 1797-1801 - John Adams
- 1801-1809 - Thomas Jefferson
- 1809-1817 - James Madison
- 1817-1825 - James Monroe - The White House was painted white the year Monroe became president.
- 1825-1829 - John Quincy Adams
- 1829-1837 - Andrew Jackson - His picture is on the $20 bill.
- 1837-1841 - Martin van Buren
- 1841-1841 - William Henry Harrison - Harrison was only President for a month.
- 1841-1845 - John Tyler
- 1845-1849 - James K. Polk
- 1849-1850 - Zachary Taylor
- 1850-1853 - Millard Fillmore
- 1853-1857 - Franklin Pierce
- 1857-1861 - James Buchanan
- 1861-1865 - Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln abolished slavery.
- 1865-1869 - Andrew Johnson
- 1869-1877 - Ulysses S. Grant
- 1877-1881 - Rutherford B. Hayes - Hayes' wife Lucy was the first presidential wife to be called "First Lady"
- 1881-1881 - James A. Garfield
- 1881-1885 - Chester A. Arthur
- 1885-1889 - Grover Cleveland
- 1889-1893 - Benjamin Harrison
- 1893-1897 - Grover Cleveland - He was the first president to have a child born in the White House. The Baby Ruth candy bar was named after her.
Click here for the Presidents of the 1900s.