Most Popular Presidents in U.S. Historyanthonybecerra831
The Top Ten
This President had to face one of the worst economic downturns in the history of the nation. In addition, the opposition party declared that this President would not get any help from the opposition party. This President had this nation number one enemy captured, where his predecessors could not accomplish. This President got a health bill through congress without the help of the opposition party. It is unfortunate that this country is still listening to the wrong parts of the citizens who do not want equity and harmony in this country. President Obama has performed without the opposition being able to hurt him.
1. The first non-white President.
2. Appointed two females to The Supreme Court.
3. Saved the country from a depression.
4. Inherited two unfunded/unnecessary wars.
5. Re-elected with 50% of the popular vote.
6. Forced to work against a race-biased GOP opposition and media.
This man inherited a bag of garbage from Bush. He has done a marvelous job in his office, considering where he began by having to dig us out of the unbelievable mess Bush left, to say nothing of the opposition from the Republican party and the despicable racism from the American people.
Great presidentV 68 Comments
John Fitzgerald Kennedy knew there were conspiracies within the US government. He was on his way to exposing them. That is why this wonderful man was taken from us so early. As was his brother Bobby whose intentions were the same. To expose the corrupted politicians that sought to destroy our country. He had great dreams for the US, dreams his son wanted to go forth with and yet again he was taken also. There will never be another like JFK.
Truly a world leader, admired not only in his country but all of the world, from Northern Ireland to deepest Africa. JFK was once of a kind and the US will never heal the searing wound that his premature death brought.
A conflicted man for sure but one who despite his privileged life understood the responsibilities of the office as few have since.
Not a perfect man, but a brave and intelligent man who did the best he could during that difficult time.V 36 Comments
He was the greatest president since Carter...so not great. In fact, he was one of the worst world leaders of all time. I know I'm going to get people saying, "No, he was a great president, you belong in an asylum," but I find increasing the debt of a nation, bribing terrorists with weapons, and disregarding a disease because your a homophobic jackass to make someone a pretty terrible human being, let alone a president.
An amazing president. He was able to get Iran to release the American hostages on his first day of office, something the former president, Jimmy Carter failed to do. He was powerful, and made us feel like we, as a country, could do anything.
Ronald Reagan always had America's best interest at heart. He made us proud to be Americans. Creating millions of jobs and taking us out of the darkness that was caused by inflation and infighting. The word's that echo in my ears still today are "tear down this wall" and so it was the Berlin wall came down. He was always so respectful of his military and so proud of them. He was a good one, better then most. Wished we had another like him.
Best by far.V 37 Comments
Hahaaahahaaha! Why is Barack Obama #1? No one likes him and it's not because he's black so anyone who says that I'm racist needs to get a grip of reality and understand that most people don't care about your skin color and they just don't like your personality, sorry. Abraham Lincoln is the person we should look up to for ending racism, not some guy who just happened to be black! Saying that white people who are republicans and don't like Obama are racist, that itself is racist! If we were black you wouldn't be saying that! If only your great great grandparents (if they were slaves) were here now. They'd be thankful that their descendants have all of the equality that they do. They'd be way more thankful for Abraham Lincoln than Barack Obama.
The way he handled the civil war, no other would have done that
I really like Lincoln, he was my favorite president. He was not perfect at everything but he tried his best his whole life. I couldn't believe he was killed
My question is why the hell is BARACK OBAMA before the man who freed the slaves, kept the union together, and gave all men the right to vote. Barack Obama, had Benghazi, may have been born in another country (don't even get me started on how that is racist. If George bush was born in France we would still have a problem) spied on millions of Americans, and let ISIS take over Syria and Iraq.V 16 Comments
Washington was the primary founding father of our nation as he led the militia and continental army into crucial battles. Once the war was won, he continued on to be the chairman of the constitutional convention and later the first and only unanimously elected president of the United States. He was considered to be a war hero and demigod among the people allowing him to have ample power to form the union. Being nonpartisan, he led the young country through its early growing pains and left it a more stable institution at the time of his retirement.
George Washington should be number 1. The only president elected unanimously. The president who refused to run for a third term when he was asked in order to ensure a peaceful transfer of power. Without him as president even his enemies didn't think the new nation would have survived. He acted in a nonpartisan manner, for the good of the country as he was very cognizant that the world was watching the American experiment in nation building.
Only Abraham Lincoln had the influence on our nation. Popularity is over rated. My vote went to the man who I believe was the greatest President of our Nations History. All had faults, all had strengths.
The British would have control of America if it wasn't for George WashingtonV 9 Comments
He was elected 4 times, no other president has ever been elected 4 times most is 2. Since he was elected 4 times he must be an outstanding president that the people elected him that many times.
He was elected 4 times, no other served the U S that length of time and in that span of time did an outstanding job as President.
He led the entire nation out of America's great depression. I think that says enough about this amazing man.
Saved this country from fascism during great depression, created programs such as WPA and CCC that put millions of people to work or back to work, created Social Security, successful Commander in Chief during WW II.V 9 Comments
No disrespect to Ronald Reagan, but how in the world he is ahead of Bill Clinton--how even Clinton is not in first place to begin with is beyond me!
The 90's were pretty good... Bush the senior may have done a few things right economically and deserves a little credit, but Clinton led the country with vision and an even keel. Why do we have to worry about his affairs? It seriously doesn't matter.
Heads and tails over Ronald Reagan in intelligence, compassion, leadership and vision. No contest!
Number one along with Obama!V 13 Comments
An incredibly tough person, who survived an assassination attempt during a campaign speech, and with the bullet lodged against his ribs, still finished up the speech before going to the hospital. A shame we have nobody like that today.
How is Barack Obama ahead of this guy? Anyone ever heard of the Rough Riders? Anyone ever heard of Obama's second-term dictatorship? - Rpemk
Leader who accomplished much. Panama Canal, Our national parks, building up our navy, making the United States a dominant force in the world. Was a likeable, witty person, who told it like it was.
Greatest POTUS yet. Legendary man.V 10 Comments
Come on, he is the best! Scientist, atheist, smart guy who didn't involved in any shady business, participated in creation of the Bill of Rights, his quotes are inspiring till now,... I could go on forever like this. He is just the best, hands off
Jeez, I hope a lot of the voters on this list are non-Americans, who can be excused for not being familiar with all of the names.
Otherwise, it reflects very poorly on our current educational system.
Not only did he pass the Civil and Voting Rights Acts Kennedy put into motion before his assassination, but his charisma with Congress assured him the passage of those bills. Under the Kennedy Administration, there was not enough party support for the bills but Johnson not only garnered it, he made sure they would pass. Also he passed Medicare and Medicaid, two of the most important pieces of health care legislation. He understood what the persecuted needed. He was a man who represented the minority: the discriminated, the hungry, the poor, etc.
No, in my opinion, Lyndon Johnson should be on the list for the top ten worst Presidents. Just look up pics. Of him on Google, and read the stories that go along with it and you'll see why.
I'm convinced Johnson was in on JFK's assassination - bobbythebrony
"El BJ"V 1 Comment
While Nixon is more commonly hated than any other president, he is easily the most well known. We teach children about him, constantly mock him, and his name is now synonymous for lying. There really isn't a contest here.
He was a great but deeply complicated man, who had good intentions but didn't always do the right thing. His leadership and intelligence helped ease tensions with the USSR and brought China into the international community. He was a great and flawed man, but he was a man.
Again another president that didn't take the job seriously and is a disgrace to the country
He lie to the peopleV 3 Comments
A President I know nothing about, but he sounds like a jerk.
Expanded slavery in western territories
Added Texas to the union
Became president after William Henry Harrison's death
He wrote " May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof."
Although, economic panic took place under his administration, James Monroe continued to be a popular leader as he had an ear for popular opinion.
Was president during the Era of Good Feelings
His face is on a twenty dollar bill he should be number 4 or 5?
He is a badass action hero who saved New Orleans from the Bloody Brittish. I think he owed slaves and I'm not sure he was a good President, but he was the man in 1812!
He made great strides for the common American citizen
The ONLY person to get the US out of dept. THE ONLY ONE!V 5 Comments
Trump is the best. He will make us greater. Obama and Clinton are just the worst.
Easy Number 1, come on guys, get ya crooked heads out of your arses
This guy shouldn't be ahead of Ike
It’s always darkest before the DonV 2 Comments
He thought in the army he deserves respect
A general that always was the spokesperson for peace. A bit forgotten through the ages, but a brilliant man.
He warned us about the Military-Industrial Complex. He was right.
He's the bestV 1 Comment
Gerald Ford was an honest man!
Do you like nachos? Do you like beer? Do you like Football? Well, what don't you come to my house and drink beer and eat nachos while we watch the game!
Yes sir Mr. Ford!
William Taft is famous for getting stuck in the bath tub. His wife planted the cherry trees in Washington DC. Japan gave them to her as a gift. Taft worked in all three branches of government. He's the best president and the cutest and the nicest.
Taft was my favorite president and he didn't really get stuck in the bathtub.
Seen her getting wasted on hootch before a major battle.
Part of the corrupt elite, but when he became president he ripped it to shreds
The first hipster. Became President ironically.V 1 Comment
Only President to accomplish his agenda in 1st term and then walk away because of it!
A very kind man and a good human being. No wonder he only lasted one term...
Most decent president since the end of II WW
There's an old saying Tennessee, I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee, that says elect a moron like me president once, shame one me, elect a moron like me president twice, shame one you.
Worst president of all time I don't even know what his picture is doing here. You don't here of critics because he is white. What a shame.
This man had guts, and a BIG HEART, HE NEEDS TO BE IN TOP10 just because of what he done for Africa.
I turned 18 just in time to vote against this War mongering corporate puppet. No dice...V 5 Comments
The least terrible of the Bushes. That's not saying much.
In my opinion Bush beats out both Reagan and Clinton. - Mangocave
Had great economic and tax policies. He believed that people should keep their money and government shouldn't take it, and to that end government spending should be as low as possible so people aren't taxed unnecessarily.
Coolidge's reputation has suffered since the Wall Street Crash but he was hugely popular when he was President and just after leaving office because of the Roaring Twenties. Also lowered taxes four times.
This guy just creeps me out and scares me kinda glad he was assassinated
A man who found great compromise... Between a meticulously combed head of hair and a shaggy beard.
Such an unpopular president that he didn't even get a picture for this list. But he was a great concert promoter!
A mad genius who created lifelike mechanical dolls to be his friends as he was so lonely.
The first openly balding president. It took great courage.
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