Top Ten U.S. Presidents with The Best Foreign Policy

The Top Ten

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 more.

Ha was a socialist wannabe dictator who surrounded himself with communists. He sucked up to "Uncle Joe" Stalin, one of history's most prolific mass murderers, and conspired to the enslavement of half of Europe under the Soviets postwar. His disastrous domestic policies caused the Great Depression to last eight years longer in the U.S. than it did in the rest of the developed world. His communistic "New Deal" gave birth to the welfare state in America. A subversive of the highest order.

He carried the U.S. throughout the majority World War II. - Alpha101

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 realized the horrors of war, so he tried his very best to keep the U.S. out of foreign conflicts, and focus on domdstic issues. He also warned about the rise of nuclear weapons, but, sadly, his pleas were ignored. - Alpha101

John Q Adams John Quincy Adams 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.

He opened trade to several countries and promoted non-interventionism. - Alpha101

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.

There were very few foreign conflicts under the Coolidge administration. - Alpha101

George Washington George Washington was the first President of the United States, the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Washington focused on building the country, and keeping out of world affairs until the military was large enough to defend the nation. - Alpha101

Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.

He masterfully convinced most of Europe to not support the Confederates, which assured the Union's victory. - Alpha101

I guarantee you haven't the first clue what the war was about, or how criminal Lincoln's actions were.

Wasn't talking about the civil war. All I said was that Lincoln cleverly convinced Europe to stay out of the war, which assured Lincoln's victory. - Alpha101

Harry S Truman Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, an American politician of the Democratic Party.

He had to make the single biggest decision in the history of warfare.

He helped end World War II, and helped the country transition into a peace-time economy. - Alpha101

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.

He stood up to pirates which were harassing Americans, and continued the country's efforts to build the military, while keeping at mind that a large and uncontrollable military can be more of a threat to freedom than a protector of it. - Alpha101

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 more.

After the failure of Rwanda, he set a model for humanitarian interventions that no other president can live up to. - Y2K

There were also very little foreign conflicts under the Clinton administration. - Alpha101

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.

He arranged the peace deal between Israel and Egypt. - Y2K

While he did not always make the right decisions, Carter usually tried his best to end conflicts peacefully and to keep the country out of affairs that did not concern them. - Alpha101

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