These guys wouldn't make it in today's Democratic Party.
1 Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson was an American statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837 . He was born near the end of the colonial era, somewhere near the then-unmarked border between North and South Carolina, into a recently immigrated Scots-Irish farming family of relatively ...read more.
Also, Jackson was literally the only president to cut the national debt. It's crazy but true. - IcetailofWishClan
Jackson was a strong supporter of states rights, and had a populist economic policy. His motto was "shoot first and ask questions later" and was, obviously, pretty politically incorrect. - Alpha101
2 Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was vice president at the time of the assassination of [Abraham Lincoln].
Usually seen as one of our worst Presidents, Johnson opposed federal intervention in the affairs of the states, even to protect newly freed slaves. - Alpha101
3 James Polk
Polk went against the wishes of many liberals at the time and declared war on Mexico. He was a firm believer in imperialism and the Manifest Destiny. - Alpha101
4 James Buchanan
James Buchanan, Jr. was the 15th President of the United States, serving immediately prior to the American Civil War.
While Buchanan feared a Civil War, he believed that the federal government didn't have the right to try to prevent it. - Alpha101
5 Franklin Pierce
Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States. Pierce was a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation.
Pierce helped expand slavery, and was also a firm believer in the Manifest Destiny. - Alpha101
6 Grover Cleveland
Stephen Grover Cleveland was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office.
Cleveland is worshipped by many Libertarians because he Vetoed lots of legislation that he deemed to be unconstitutional. However, he was also an anti-imperialist. - Alpha101
7 Woodrow Wilson
Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. Born in Staunton, Virginia, he spent his early years in Augusta, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina.
Wilson was a strong anti-communist, and used often illegal tactics in order to suppress it. Also, his views on race were...less than desirable. - Alpha101
8 Bill Clinton
William Jefferson Clinton (Born August 19th 1946) is an American politician who was the 42nd President of the United States. He previously served as governor of Arkansas. He became president after unseating incumbent president George H.W. Bush in 1992. He was re-elected in 1996 after defeating Senator ...read more.
Clinton once claimed that he was an Eisenhower Republican. He wasn't too far off the mark. He deregulated many sectors of the economy, cut welfare, passed NAFTA, expanded the War on Drugs, expanded the death penalty, and passed the Defense of Marriage Act and Don't Ask Don't Tell. - Alpha101
Abolished welfare; with Newt's help.
Made government smaller,
9 John F. Kennedy
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (Born May 29th, 1917) commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban ...read more.
Kennedy, a hero to many Liberals, was more conservative than you think. He opposed most forms of gun control, tried to cut taxes, was a war hawk, and was probably the first strong supporter of Israel. - Alpha101
Kennedy would absolutely be a Republican if he were alive today.
I wouldn't go that far. I think he would still be a Democrat, but he wouldn't be as liberal as most Democrats today. He would be more of a moderate. - Alpha101
10 Jimmy Carter
James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician and author who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. In 2002, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with the Carter Center.
Carter helped deregulate many areas of the economy, and helped fight inflation, which many conservatives believe is the main threat to an economy. He is also pro-life. - Alpha101
11 Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 to 1945. A Democrat, he won a record four presidential elections and dominated his party for many years as a central figure in world events ...read more.
One of the least Conservative Presidents
12 Barack Obama
Barack Hussein Obama II served as the 44th president of the United States of America. He was elected in 2008 after serving in the Senate from 2005-08, beating John McCain and becoming the first African-American to be elected President of the United States. He was elected again in 2012, beating Mitt ...read more.
13 Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, an American politician of the Democratic Party.
No. Most Liberal President Ever.
14 Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to as LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969.
He Should be Higher