Top Ten Presidents with The Best Foreign Policy

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The Top Ten

1 Franklin D Roosevelt Franklin D Roosevelt Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 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 during ...read 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

2 Dwight D. Eisenhower 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

3 John Q Adams John Q Adams

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

4 Calvin Coolidge Calvin Coolidge

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

5 George Washington 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

6 Abraham Lincoln 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 through its Civil War - 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

7 Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father who was principal author of the Declaration of Independence.

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

8 Harry S Truman 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

9 Bill Clinton Bill Clinton William Jefferson Clinton 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 Bob Dole .

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

10 Jimmy Carter 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.

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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