Top 10 Greatest Republican Presidents

The Top Ten
1 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American lawyer and statesman who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War and succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government, and modernizing the U.S. economy. He married Mary Todd and they had four boys, only one of whom lived to maturity. In 1858 Lincoln ran against Stephen A. Douglas for Senator. He lost the election, but in debating with Douglas he gained a national reputation that won him the Republican nomination for President in 1860.

The absolute greatest, no president that was before him or after can compare. His abillity to handle the civil war was amazing, his gut to free the slaves was truly inspiring. Helped start the true Grand ol' Party truly the greatest ideals in the greatest party.

Lincoln was all about unity, he lead the country by bringing an End to the Civil War. Sure, people have died but the Confederacy was defeated. Lincoln opposed slavery, therefore introducing the emancipation proclamation which granted the freedom for slaves who were definitely of African descent.

How can you argue with a man who wanted our country to embody in reality that all people who live here are equal? He led the fight to make sure that that would be true. Sadly, the fight continues; it's not over yet. But this is the very basis of our country: Liberty and justice for ALL, not just for SOME.

I shudder to think where this country would be if he had not been elected, and wonder what a second term completed would have been like for this country.

2 Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the early 20th century.

Took on corporate elites and made life better for America's working class, who had been at arms with their own employers for better working conditions.

He was the epitome of what a man should be. Went from the sickly kid to taking a bullet to the chest and still giving an 84 minute speech.

Two words: national parks. Environmentalists should worship at this man's feet. But, the left knows next to nothing about history. Therefore, they will remain forever ignorant about the most environmentally minded president in US history.

Who says the left doesn't know about roosevelt. I am a progressive democrat, but if roosavelt was on the ticket. I would choose him over any democratic candidate today.

3 Dwight D. Eisenhower Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American politician and general who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe.

He was the man responsible for the interstate highway system. He believed if attacked our country had to be mobile. Detested prejudice and believed all men and woman equal.

War Hero. Supreme Allied Commander during WW2. Created the Interstate Highway System, and made progress on Civil Rights and equality for all Americans.

Great military mind. Deserves honor as President

He was very accepting and progressive.

4 Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 . Prior to his presidency, he was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975, following a career as a Hollywood actor and union leader until his death in 2004

Ronald Reagan was 1 of the worst presidents. He flooded the streets with crack cocaine to finance his private war. His wife championed the War on drugs, the worst and longest war in American history that will never be one. His wife was against gay rights but then when her daughter came out she changed her mind. She was against stem cell research but as soon as Ronnie came down with Alzheimer's she was all about stem cell research. The Republicans only care about something when it affects them.

A wonderful president; vowed to making America great again. Before his presidency he was a democrat, but then he grew up.

Ronald Reagan is and should be the hero of the Republican Party. His leadership put in motion the end of the Soviet Union, winning the Cold War, peach through strength, smaller government and more responsible citizens, and the conservative revival in American politics that has shaped our political landscape for decades now.

Reagan was the last real President we have had in the United States. If George H. W. Bush would have maintained his economic policies, we would never have had another Democrat in office. Reagan was everything a president should be, an independent thinker, diplomat, aggressive, and honest. Above all honesty and respect for the office.

5 Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was principal author of the Declaration of Independence, and served as the 3rd President of the United States from 1801-1809. He was born on April 13, 1743, and died on July 4, 1826, on the same day 2nd United States President John Adams died.

Probably the most intelligent President, his vision of Democracy is the a big reason we are a Republic. Louisiana Purchase, form Napoleon.

I thought Jefferson was on the democratic-republican party, which turned into the democrat party

6 William McKinley William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897 until his assassination in September 1901, six months into his second term.

McKinley is vastly under-rated at 15. He is easily in the top 6-7 Republican Presidents.

He was a republican who cared for the poor and the rich.

Underrated and economy under his administration had strengthened

7 George H. W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 - November 30, 2018) was an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the presidency, Bush served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States under Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1989.

Made environmental progress with the Acid Rain Treaty with Canada, signing it with Brian Mulroney, but also passing a revised version of the Clean Air Act, and creating the National Climate Survey. Also passed the Americans with Disabilities Act. Worked across the aisle with the Democrats.

An intelligent decent human being. Heads and tail above those two buffoons Reagan and trump

Fundamentally helped America and his son unfortunately didn't do much to help the family name

8 Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Donald J. Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, Donald Trump took charge of his family's real estate and construction firm, Elizabeth Trump & Son, which was later rebranded as The Trump Organization. During his career as a businessman, Donald Trump has built, renovated, and managed numerous office towers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. He owned the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants from 1996 to 2015 and has lent the use of his more.

The best President this country has had since Ronald Regan. I have never seen a President care for his Country more than Donald Trump. The fact that the media blames him for everything the Democrats are doing wrong is beyond ridiculous and then gets accused of the most outlandish things by people that don't even have brain cells. He made the economy the best it has ever been, and that's a fact. We had a SECURE BORDER, it is not secure right now because Biden opened it and now immigration rates are through the roof at our Southern Border. He is the only person that can lead us out of the mess that the Biden Administration has done to our Beloved Country. I am still shocked that we elected Biden because how can people look at him and just not think, "How is he the President?". The reason why the Left and the Media are afraid of Trump is because they know that he is powerful and the Democrats are trying to get rid of him because they know he can win again in 2024. Another reason why ...more

A great president, it is unfortunate that the media is blaming him for everything the Democrats are doing wrong, and he gets accused of the most stupid things that people who maybe have a quarter of a brain cell at best, believe. Like really? Even though he can sometimes speak out, and talk unprofessionally, he is still good for the country. The Biden administration discriminates the people who don't support BLM or the LGBT community, and says we are discriminating. They destroy Jewish and Christian values that have kept society civilised, which Trump works to rebuild. Trump is going to rebuild this nation that the Democrats have destroyed.

Great man should be a lil bit smoother or immigration and islam but overall a good guy who didn't start new wars, wasnt corrupted as Hillary and a bunch of people before and after him and to be hones he indeed was the peoples president. Also GREAT RESPECT for standing up to defend Serbia and normalize its and Kosovo relations instead of serbophobia.

He is the people's President; in debt to no one but the people who elected him and fulfilling the promises he made to us: the economy is up, unemployment is down and he supports the servicemen/women who protect us. He doesn't drink or smoke and his brain cells are intact to a point of clairvoyance when compared to the rest of the political opinions out there. He has vowed to "drain the Washington Swamp" and eventually someone will be prosecuted and the snowball effect will happen, only then will the fake news have to applaud him and post better pictures of him then the one posted here!

9 James Monroe James Monroe was an American statesman and Founding Father who served as the fifth President of the United States from 1817 to 1825.

He started the era of good feelings that marked his presidency except the Panic of 1819 and the Missouri Purchase.

Why is he so low?

Founding father, progressive for his time and believed in a Democratic Republic

10 James Madison James Madison, Jr. was a political theorist, American statesman, and served as the fourth President of the United States.

Played a big part of defining our Democratic Republic, was a student of Political theories.

He thought the constitution was the best and indeed it was.

The Contenders
11 Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.

Grant did a great deal to restore the Union following the Civil War and efforts to unite the east and western parts of the country.

Underrated, brought this country back to prominence in the world.

He fought in the civil war, and he agreed with Lincoln a lot.

12 Calvin Coolidge John Calvin Coolidge Jr. was an American politician and the 30th President of the United States. A Republican lawyer from New England, born in Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor.

I voted for Coolidge because he was the last real Republican, if you're going by todays definition of the party. Every "Republican" President since him has followed a very distorted version of the party's platform. And while Presidents such as Lincoln and Roosevelt were Republicans, the party was much different back then than it is now. Presidents like Lincoln, T. Roosevelt, and Eisenhower would, most likely, be Democrats today. Just like Clinton and Obama were much more moderate on the issues than their opponents realize, and weren't true Democrats.

His hands-off leadership producing seven years of prosperity, peace, and balanced budgets. Now I can barely remember an America that wasn't at war.

Had one of the strongest economies ever.

He had the economy booming.

13 William H. Taft William Howard Taft served as the 27th President of the United States and as the tenth Chief Justice of the United States, the only person to have held both offices.
14 John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829 at the peak of a political career during which he served in various capacities as diplomat, United States Senator, United States Secretary of State, and U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

He was a major fighter against slavery once saying that if a civil war broke out that he could use his presidential powers to end slavery. It might have been where Lincoln got the idea of the emancipation proclamation. He negotiated the end of the War of 1812. He paid off much of the national debt and promoted economic modernization and education. Even after his presidency, the crusade was not over for him. After his presidency, he became a member of the house and continued his career as a representative until he died of a heart attack in 1848.

Served this country in many capacities, his life was dedicated to Public Service.

15 Rutherford B. Hayes Rutherford Birchard Hayes was the 19th President of the United States from 1877 to 1881, an American congressman, and governor of Ohio. Hayes was a lawyer and staunch abolitionist who defended runaway slaves in court proceedings.

Not much people give him credit, but under his administration he radically transformed the US government by assigning people in the government based on merit, instead of other things.

He didn't care about himself he made presidents for George Washington And Abraham Lincoln

16 Chester A. Arthur Chester Alan Arthur was an American attorney and politician who served as the 21st President of the United States; he succeeded James A. Garfield upon the latter's assassination.
17 Warren G. Harding Warren Gamaliel Harding was the 29th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1921 until his death in 1923.
18 George W. Bush George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who was born in July 6, 1946. He served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. He is the eldest son of Barbara and George H. W.

Great President. Responded to 9/11 efficiently and capably. His Iraq War might not have been so good, but he really voiced his opinions proudly.

I never vote the party, but always select the best person for the job. I voted for George W. Bush both times because I thought he was the best person for the job.

The most underraited president led us through 9/11 could combine both republicans and liberals.

Led us through 9-11

19 James Garfield James Abram Garfield was the 20th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881, until his assassination later that year.
20 Gerald R. Ford Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977.

Wasn't in office for a whole long time, but was a good man. His wife championed a lot of good causes as First Lady, supporting women's rights and mental health.

21 Richard Nixon Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States from 1969 until his resignation in 1974, the only president to resign from office. He had previously served as the 36th Vice President of the United States from 1953 to 1961, and prior to that as a U.S. Representative and also Senator from California.

Opened relations with China, and was the first president to visit. Also visited the Eastern Bloc, visiting Communist Romania under Ceausescu. Created the EPA. If not for Watergate, he would have been remembered as a decent president.

Nixon was a good president. He founded the EPA, Nixon was also well known to being one of the most involved presidents for Nature.But, sadly the Watergate scandal effected his power and trust by an immense amount.

Ended the Viêt Nam War! And was persecuted for the same thing the later president, Obama did. Spied on the opposite party. The difference the media proudly played the video from Obama's spy.

Watergate overshadows his tremendous accomplishments as President.

22 Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States; he was the grandson of the ninth President, William Henry Harrison.
23 Herbert Hoover Herbert Clark Hoover was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.
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