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George Washington, the first President of the United States, took office in 1789. John Adams succeeded Washington, followed by Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe. More »

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One poll taken by historians and political scientists, which incorperates public opinion, ranks past US Presidents in order from best to worst. The polls are based on their effectiveness and accomplishments in a broad ra... More »

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Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, William McKinley and John F. Kennedy are the four U.S. presidents to be assassinated, as of 2015. In all, there have been 16 assassination attempts on U.S. presidents. More »

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