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« Reply #25 on: August 11, 2005, 08:01:41 pm »

Here's what I've gathered

in mid-1932, unemployment hit its high at 33%.  It decreased slowly except for a rise around 1937ish.  The Depression ended when WWII started in 1939 and demand for war materials helped the US economy.

I have a printed page somewhere detailing US unemployment rates from 1930-1940, but don't ask me where it is.
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« Reply #26 on: August 11, 2005, 08:05:02 pm »

Broken window fallacy.

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« Reply #27 on: August 11, 2005, 08:12:32 pm »

Federalist
Adams

Democratic-Republican
John Quincy Adams

Whigs
Fillmore

Democrat
Andrew Jackson

Republican
Ronald Reagan
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« Reply #28 on: August 11, 2005, 08:40:56 pm »




Federalist
John Adams

Democratic-Republican
John Quincy Adams (as president, he was a good congressman)

Whigs
John Tyler


Democrat
Franklin Pierce
James Buchanan
Jimmy Carter
(a three way tie)

Republican

Andrew Johnson
Richard Nixon
(two way tie, but Johnson was a Unionist)
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« Reply #29 on: August 11, 2005, 09:03:00 pm »

Here's what I've gathered

in mid-1932, unemployment hit its high at 33%. It decreased slowly except for a rise around 1937ish. The Depression ended when WWII started in 1939 and demand for war materials helped the US economy.

I have a printed page somewhere detailing US unemployment rates from 1930-1940, but don't ask me where it is.

Generally true, except that the depression didn't end in 1939.

In 1939, the US industrial base was still largely crippled.  There was almost no investment for a decade, and our production capacity was not high.  We were producing precious little war material in 1939, and unemployment was still around 17%.

Roosevelt started working with business leaders in 1939-40 regarding war production, and they told him they'd be unable to produce the material needed with their then-current capacity.  They also said that certain of his policies made it too risky for them to invest in expanding production, and said that he would have to change those policies if they were to make the necessary investment.  Roosevelt changed his policies, and effectively abandoned the class warfare of the New Deal.  It never returned as government policy.

It wasn't until 1941 that the depression really ended, once war production was in full swing.
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« Reply #30 on: August 12, 2005, 05:14:13 pm »

Federalist
John Adams

Democratic-Republican
John Q. Adams

Whigs
Zachary Taylor

Democratic
Franklin Pierce

Republican
Warren Harding
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« Reply #31 on: August 12, 2005, 05:50:38 pm »

Federalist
Here, I don't think the term really applies, but if Adams is my favorite, it would stand to reason that Washington would have to be my least favorite, simply by default.

Democratic-Republican
Thomas Jefferson

Whigs
Ummm... who are these guys again.  Wink

Democrat
Andrew Jackson

Republican

All of these guys:
Rutherford B. Hayes
James A. Garfield
Chester A. Arthur
Benjamin Harrison

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« Reply #32 on: August 12, 2005, 08:24:41 pm »

Fed             Adams
DR               Jefferson
Whig            Fillmore
Dem             Buchanan
Rep              Harding



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« Reply #33 on: August 12, 2005, 08:40:58 pm »
« Edited: August 12, 2005, 08:48:17 pm by Frodo »

Federalist

George Washington
John Adams

Democratic-Republican

Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
James Monroe
John Quincy Adams

Whigs

William Henry Harrison
John Tyler
Zachary Taylor
Millard Fillmore

Democrat

Andrew Jackson
Martin Van Buren
James K. Polk
Franklin Pierce
James Buchanan
Grover Cleveland
Woodrow Wilson
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Harry S Truman
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
Jimmy Carter
Bill Clinton

Republican

Abraham Lincoln
1. Andrew Johnson
Ulysses S. Grant
Rutherford B. Hayes
James A. Garfield
Chester A. Arthur
Benjamin Harrison
William McKinley
Theodore Roosevelt
William Howard Taft
2. William G. Harding
Calvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Richard Nixon
Gerald R. Ford
Ronald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
George W. Bush
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« Reply #34 on: August 12, 2005, 08:43:27 pm »

Johnson was NOT a Republican.
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« Reply #35 on: August 12, 2005, 08:46:58 pm »

Fed: Adams (only because he was matched up against Washington)

DEM-REP: J.Q Adams (poor president, great congressman)

Whig: Tyler

Democrat before 1900: Pierce and Buchanan

Democrat after 1900: FDR & LBJ (terrible social policies)
  Carter (totally inept)
  Clinton (personally corrupt)

Republican before 1900: Grant (personally honest but had corrupt people around him)

Republican after 1900: Harding (same as Grant)
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« Reply #36 on: August 13, 2005, 09:21:21 am »


Federalist
George Washington


Democratic-Republican
John Quincy Adams

Whigs
Milliard Fillmore

Democrat
Grover Cleveland

Republican
William McKinley
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« Reply #37 on: August 13, 2005, 12:20:00 pm »

Democrat:  Bill "The lying sack of Sh*%$"  Clinton
Not that Buchanan didn't stop the civil war or anything. Roll Eyes
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« Reply #38 on: August 13, 2005, 12:42:04 pm »

Federalist - John Adams
Democratic-Republican Thomas Jefferson
Whig - Milliard Fillmore
Democrat - James Buchanan
Republican - George W. Bush
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« Reply #39 on: August 13, 2005, 12:43:09 pm »

However, although it didn't change the economic state of the country, the New Deal gave hope and confidence to thousands.  The CCC helped make our National Parks tourist-friendly and gave people jobs when they would have had nothing.  The dams built in the Northwest like Grand Coulee and the Tennessee Valley Authority gave electricity and power to many for the first time.  So the New Deal may not have pulled us out of the Depression, but it was NOT a waste.
It may not have been a waste, but it was not the business of the government to "steal from the rich and give to the poor."   

So you'd rather have millions and millions homeless and starving? Tell me, why do you have a Democratic avatar?
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« Reply #40 on: August 13, 2005, 03:16:43 pm »

Least Favorites

Democrat
John Kennedy
Bill Clinton

Republican
Warren Harding (in some ways)
Richard Nixon (in some ways)
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« Reply #41 on: August 14, 2005, 12:51:16 am »

Federalist
John Adams

Democratic-Republican
John Q. Adams

Whig
John Tyler

Democratic
Franklin Pierce

Republican
Warren Harding
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« Reply #42 on: August 16, 2005, 11:21:55 am »

Federalist
(Both great men, vitally important, impossible to choose.  John Adams is the most underrated of all of the founding fathers.  I abstain.)

Democratic-Republican
John Quincy Adams

Whigs
Milliard Fillmore

Democrat
Andrew Jackson (Redneck genocidal maniac.)
Woodrow Wilson, racist elitist prick, is a close second.

Republican
Ulysses S. Grant (Slobbering drunk with horribly corrupt administration.)
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« Reply #43 on: August 16, 2005, 11:33:48 am »

Federalist
(Both great men, vitally important, impossible to choose. John Adams is the most underrated of all of the founding fathers. I abstain.)


I have to agree with you there. ^^^
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« Reply #44 on: August 16, 2005, 02:43:41 pm »



Federalist
 Washington was actually no party affiliation, so since there's only one on the list I choose:
John Adams

Democratic-Republican
James Monroe ( don't know much either way on this one)

Whigs
William Henry Harrison (stupid f--k, wear a hat! maybe you'll actually live to do something as president rather than being the guy they remember for only living a month in office), and you started Tecumseh's curse, so you're directly responsible for the deaths of Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley, Harding, Roosevelt and Kennedy, you murderer Tongue


Democrat
Franklin Delano Roosevelt


Republican
 Abraham Lincoln

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« Reply #45 on: August 22, 2005, 12:56:50 pm »

Federalist-John Adams

Democratic-Republican-John Quincy Adams

Whigs-John Tyler

Democrat-Andrew Jackson

Republican-George W. Bush
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« Reply #46 on: August 28, 2007, 09:18:23 pm »

Federalist: John Adams (1797-1801)

Democratic-Republican: John Quincy Adams (1825-1829)

Whigs: John Tyler

Democratic: James Buchanan (1857-1861)

Republican: George W. Bush (2001- )
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« Reply #47 on: August 28, 2007, 09:23:14 pm »

Federalist-George Washingon. Yeah, leading an insurrection over taxes.

Democratic-Republican-John Quincy Adams

Whigs-John Tyler

Democrat-Polk(he only took half of mexico)

Republican-Damn it I can't choose. Either FDR or ronnie
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« Reply #48 on: August 28, 2007, 10:31:03 pm »

Federalist: John Adams

Democratic-Republican: John Quincy Adams

Whigs: John Tyler

Democratic: James Buchanan/Woodrow Wilson (tie)

Republican: George W. Bush/Ronald Reagan (tie)
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« Reply #49 on: August 28, 2007, 11:06:39 pm »

Federalist
John Adams

(Democratic) Republican
J.Q. Adams

Democrat
Woodrow Wilson

Whig
Millard Fillmore

Republican
Abraham Lincoln
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