Who were the last 10 U.S. presidents?


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As of 2015, the last 10 Presidents of the United States in descending order from the most recent are Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan. The list continues with Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, Richard M. Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy.

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Who were the last 10 U.S. presidents?
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John F. Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States, and belonged to the Democratic Party. Kennedy worked for some of one term from 1961 to 1963, when he was assassinated. Kennedy's vice president, Lyndon B. Johnson, resumed office with no vice president from 1963 to 1965. Johnson won a second term from 1965 to 1969, along with Vice President Hubert M. Humphrey.

President Richard M. Nixon was a Republican who followed with two terms. His first term was from 1969 to 1973 with Vice President Spiro T. Agnew. Nixon selected Gerald Ford as his running mate for his second term. Nixon resigned in 1974 before completion of his second term, largely due to the Watergate scandal, at which point Ford resumed office until 1977.

Democratic President Jimmy Carter served one term from 1977 to 1981 with Vice President Walter Mondale. Carter was followed by Republican Ronald Reagan, who served two terms from 1981 to 1989 with Vice President George H.W. Bush. Bush himself took office for a term from 1989 to 1993 with Vice President Dan Quayle.

Democrat Bill Clinton served two terms from 1993 to 2001 with Al Gore as vice president. George W. Bush served two terms as a Republican from 2001 to 2009 with Dick Cheney as vice president. As of June 2015, the United States' most recent president is Barack Obama. He served from 2009 to 2015, and is expected to finish his second term in 2017. Obama serves alongside Vice President Joe Biden.

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