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« on: August 22, 2010, 01:16:41 pm »
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Here are various Eras of American history grouped by president. Who'se the best in each group?

George Washington gets his own era, 'cause he's GEORGE WASHINGTON.

Revolutionaires:
Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monore, JQA

Jacksonian:
Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor

Antebellum/Civil War:
Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson

Gilded Age:
Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, McKinley

New American Century:
T. Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson

1920's Republicans:
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover

FDR gets his own era, since he was president for 12 years.

Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson

Watergate:
Nixon, Ford, Carter

Reaganite:
Reagan, Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton, Bush 43, Obama
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« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2010, 01:32:05 pm »
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Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, Cleveland, Taft, Coolidge (best overall), Eisenhower, Carter, Reagan, Clinton
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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2010, 01:37:06 pm »
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Here are various Eras of American history grouped by president. Who'se the best in each group?

George Washington gets his own era, 'cause he's GEORGE WASHINGTON.

Revolutionaires:
Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monore, JQA

Jacksonian:
Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison (?), Tyler, Polk, Taylor

Antebellum/Civil War:
Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson

Gilded Age:
Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, McKinley

New American Century:
T. Roosevelt, Taft (very hard choice), Wilson

1920's Republicans:
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover

FDR gets his own era, since he was president for 12 years.

Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson

Watergate:
Nixon, Ford, Carter

Reaganite:
Reagan, Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton, Bush 43, Obama
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« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2010, 02:48:38 pm »
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Revolutionaires:
Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monore, JQA

Jacksonian:
Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor

Antebellum/Civil War:
Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson

Gilded Age:
Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, McKinley all suck

New American Century:
T. Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson

1920's Republicans:
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover


Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson

Watergate:
Nixon, Ford, Carter

Reaganite:
Reagan, Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton, Bush 43, Obama
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« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2010, 02:53:02 pm »
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Here are various Eras of American history grouped by president. Who'se the best in each group?

George Washington gets his own era, 'cause he's GEORGE WASHINGTON.

Revolutionaires:
Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, JQA

Jacksonian:
Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor

Antebellum/Civil War:
Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson

Gilded Age:
Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, McKinley

New American Century:
T. Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson

1920's Republicans:
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover

FDR gets his own era, since he was president for 12 years.

Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson

Watergate:
Nixon, Ford, Carter

Reaganite:
Reagan, Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton, Bush 43, Obama
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« Reply #5 on: August 22, 2010, 03:00:22 pm »
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Revolutionaires:

Jefferson


Jacksonian:

Taylor


Antebellum/Civil War:

Lincoln


Gilded Age:

Arthur


New American Century:

T. Roosevelt or Taft


1920's Republicans:

Harding


Post-War to Veitnam:

Eisenhower


Watergate:

Carter


Reaganite:

Bush 41


Information Age:

Clinton
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« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2010, 04:12:09 pm »
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Revolutionary:
Monroe

Jacksonian:
Tyler

Antebellum/Civil War
Fillmore

Gilded Age:
Cleveland

New American Century:
Taft

1920s Republican:
Coolidge

Post-War to Vietnam:
Eisenhower

Watergate:
Carter

Reaganite:
Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton
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« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2010, 04:48:48 pm »
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Revolutionaires:
Thomas Jefferson

Jacksonian:
John Tyler

Antebellum/Civil War:
Abraham Lincoln

Gilded Age:
Grover Cleveland

New American Century:
Theodore Roosevelt

1920's Republicans:
Calvin Coolidge

Post-War to Vietnam:
Dwight Eisenhower

Watergate:
Jimmy Carter

Reaganite:
George H.W. Bush

Information Age:
Bill Clinton
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« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2010, 04:51:59 pm »
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Revolutionaires:
Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monore, JQA

Jacksonian:
Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor

Antebellum/Civil War:
Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson

Gilded Age:
Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, McKinley

New American Century:
T. Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson

1920's Republicans:
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover

FDR gets his own era, since he was president for 12 years.

Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson

Watergate:
Nixon, Ford, Carter

Reaganite:
Reagan, Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton, Bush 43, Obama
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« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2010, 06:44:39 pm »
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Revolutionaires:
Jefferson

Jacksonian:
Jackson

Antebellum/Civil War:
Lincoln

Gilded Age:
Cleveland

New American Century:
 Wilson

1920's Republicans:
Hoover



Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman

Watergate:
Nixon

Reaganite:
Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton
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« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2010, 09:27:23 am »
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1st Party System (1789-1824) : Jefferson
2nd (1824-1856) : Jackson
3rd  (1856-1896) : Lincoln
4th (1896-1932) : T. Roosevelt
5th (1932-1980) : F. Roosevelt
6th (1980-current) : Eh, hard one... Obama ?
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« Reply #11 on: August 24, 2010, 03:22:23 pm »
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Revolutionaries:
Jefferson

Jacksonian:
Jackson (Just barely over Polk)

Antebellum\Civil War:
Lincoln

Gilded Age:
Arthur

New America:
TR

20's Repubs:
Hoover (I feel bad for him, because under other circumstances, he might've made a good President)

Post War-Vietnam:
Truman (Close one)

Watergate:
Ford

Reagan Era:
Bush 41

Information Age:
Obama (Just over Clinton as far as policy to me)
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« Reply #12 on: August 24, 2010, 05:08:43 pm »
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Revolutionaires:
Jefferson

Jacksonian:
Jackson

Antebellum/Civil War:
Lincoln

Gilded Age:
Arthur

New American Century:
T. Roosevelt

1920's Republicans:
Coolidge

FDR gets his own era, since he was president for 12 years.

Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman,

Watergate:
Nixon

Reaganite:
Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton
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« Reply #13 on: August 25, 2010, 06:08:45 am »
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Here are various Eras of American history grouped by president. Who'se the best in each group?

George Washington gets his own era, 'cause he's GEORGE WASHINGTON.

Revolutionaires:
Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monore, JQA
Jefferson

Jacksonian:
Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor
Polk

Antebellum/Civil War:
Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson
Lincoln

Gilded Age:
Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, McKinley
Arthur

New American Century:
T. Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson
T.Roosevelt

1920's Republicans:
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover
Hoover
FDR gets his own era, since he was president for 12 years.

Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson
tough one..... all were very good
1. Truman
2. JFK
3. Ike
4. LBJ

Watergate:
Nixon, Ford, Carter
Carter

Reaganite:
Reagan, Bush 41
Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton, Bush 43, Obama
Clinton
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« Reply #14 on: August 26, 2010, 02:52:13 pm »
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Here are various Eras of American history grouped by president. Who'se the best in each group?

George Washington gets his own era, 'cause he's GEORGE WASHINGTON.

Revolutionaires:
Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monore, JQA

Jacksonian:
Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor

Antebellum/Civil War:
Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson

Gilded Age:
Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, McKinley

New American Century:
T. Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson

1920's Republicans:
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover

FDR gets his own era, since he was president for 12 years.

Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson

Watergate:
Nixon, Ford, Carter

Reaganite:
Reagan, Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton, Bush 43, Obama
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« Reply #15 on: August 26, 2010, 03:45:06 pm »
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Revolutionaires:
Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monore, JQA

Jacksonian:
Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor

Antebellum/Civil War:
Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson

Gilded Age:
Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, McKinley

New American Century:
T. Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson

1920's Republicans:
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover

FDR gets his own era, since he was president for 12 years.

Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson

Watergate:
Nixon, Ford, Carter

Reaganite:
Reagan, Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton, Bush 43, Obama
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« Reply #16 on: August 26, 2010, 03:55:07 pm »
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I thought I was the only one on the forum to pick Bush out of the Information Era presidents...and now 2 people join me!

(and one of them, Republitarian, is exactly the same as me in all of the choices)
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« Reply #17 on: August 26, 2010, 03:55:53 pm »
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I thought I was the only one on the forum to pick Bush out of the Information Era presidents...and now 2 people join me!

(and one of them, Republitarian, is exactly the same as me in all of the choices)
The "Information Era presidents" category is probably the worst one. All three were/are absolutely horrendous presidents.
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« Reply #18 on: August 26, 2010, 06:14:57 pm »
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George Washington gets his own era, 'cause he's GEORGE WASHINGTON.

Revolutionaires:
Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monore, JQA

Jacksonian:
Jackson, Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor

Antebellum/Civil War:
Fillmore, Pierce, Buchanan, Lincoln, Johnson

Gilded Age:
Grant, Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Cleveland, Harrison, McKinley

New American Century:
T. Roosevelt, Taft, Wilson

1920's Republicans:
Harding, Coolidge, Hoover

FDR gets his own era, since he was president for 12 years.

Post-War to Veitnam:
Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson

Watergate:
Nixon, Ford, Carter

Reaganite:
Reagan, Bush 41

Information Age:
Clinton, Bush 43, Obama

As a side note, are there any problems with my eras?
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« Reply #19 on: August 26, 2010, 07:24:14 pm »
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We've had a succession of awful presidents ever since Coolidge, with only a few that just barely edge into positive for me (Ike, Carter, and Reagan).  Gerald Ford and Clinton did not have totally awful presidencies, but that was mainly due to the short timespan in the case of the first and the hostile Congress in the case of the second.
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« Reply #21 on: August 26, 2010, 09:48:27 pm »
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Revolutionaires: Jefferson
Jacksonian: Van Buren
Antebellum/Civil War: Lincoln
Gilded Age: Arthur
New American Century: T. Roosevelt
1920's Republicans: Hoover
FDR gets his own era, since he was president for 12 years.
Post-War to Veitnam: Kennedy
Watergate: Carterr
Reaganite: Bush 41
Information Age: Clinton
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« Reply #22 on: August 26, 2010, 10:47:52 pm »
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A-HA!  You like Van Buren, therefore you support genocide and slavery!
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« Reply #23 on: August 27, 2010, 10:14:12 am »
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A-HA!  You like Van Buren, therefore you support genocide and slavery!

You picked Jackson, you hypocrite.
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« Reply #24 on: August 27, 2010, 10:21:28 am »
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Well, I support genocide and slavery, therefore I am not a hypocrite.
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