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George Washington became the first president of the United States in 1789 and held the job for two terms. His vice president, John Adams, took over in 1797 and became the first sitting president to live in the White Hous... More »

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George Washington, the first president of the United States, became the commander-in-chief of the country by a unanimous vote in 1789. His leadership and reputation earned during the American Revolutionary War made him a... More »

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Franklin D. Roosevelt was the 32nd president of the United States. He was serving his second term as the New York governor when he took office as president in 1932. He was the longest serving U.S. president and the only ... More »

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The first president of the United States was George Washington. John Adams succeeded Washington as president, and he was followed into office by Thomas Jefferson. James Madison was the fourth president, serving from 1809... More »

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The first president of the United States, George Washington, served two terms in office that spanned from 1789 to 1797. The Electoral College unanimously elected him to the office, and his inauguration took place at New ... More »

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Woodrow Wilson was the first president of the United States in the 1920s, his presidency lasting from 1914 to 1921. Warren G. Harding served as president from 1921 to 1923, dying from a heart attack while in office. Calv... More »

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George Washington became famous during the Revolutionary War as the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, and afterward his fame increased as he served two terms as the first president of the United States. Now kno... More »

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