vcczar Posted February 13, 2022 Share Posted February 13, 2022 Guess the politicians!: 26th President (1901-1909), taking over after McKinley was killed. Previously served as VP and Gov of NY. A war hero following the Spanish-American War. Wrote books on history and natural history. A progressive leader within the Republican Party but did not share the isolationism of most progressives. Foreshadowed FDR with his Square Deal. Winner of the 1906 Peace Prize. Failed 3rd party bid for president in 1912. Pres. Wilson refused Roosevelt's request to lead a unit in World War I. Front-runner for President in 1920 but died in 1919. Said to have drank a gallon of coffee a day. The Great Compromiser for his ability to find middle ground during a crisis. Speaker of the House, US Sen for KY, Sec of State for JQ Adams, and three-time nominee for President. Founder of both the National Republican Party and Whig Party, both which operated under his American System, which aimed to modernize America to compete with Europe. A leading advocate of the War of 1812 but opposed the Mexican War. Crucial in getting JQ Adams elected president, which played a role in the "Corrupt Bargain." His death certainly was a lead contributor in the death of the Whig party. Lincoln was among his many followers. The first American celebrity, gaining notice internationally as a scientist and inventor. Founding Father. Signed and helped draft the Declaration of Independence. Crucial role as diplomat to France secured the French Alliance which arguably won America's independence. Present at the Constitutional Convention. Governed Pennsylvania from 1785-1788, and served as the First US Postmaster general, a role he held for the British Empire in British America for about 20 years. Became one of America's first abolitionists late in life. Known for the lightning rod, bifocles, Franklin stove, and Poor Richard's Almanack. 7th US President (1829-1837) who advocated popular democracy and the end of aristocratic corruption in government. First president of the Democratic Party. Lost the 1824 election in the US House despite having led in both the popular vote and electoral college. His reelection was bolstered by the "Corrupt Bargain" claim. As a general, gained fame in the War of 1812, the Creek War, and 1st Seminole war. Operated something as a warlord in and around Florida during the Monroe administration. Served as TN's firs US Rep in 1796-1797. US Senate in 1797-1797 and again 1823-1825. As president, killed the US Bank. Record rightfully tarnished for his signing and executing of the Indian Removal Act. Jackson maintained party influence until his death, playing a role in aiding in the elections of Van Buren and Polk. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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