8-9-74: President Richard Nixon resigns from office amidst the Watergate scandal.
8-10-74: Vice President Spiro Agnew takes office as the 38th President of the United States.
10-10-74: Former President Nixon is convicted and sent to prison. The media praises Agnew for showing brave leadership through tough times. This leads to a major boost in Agnew's approval rating.
12-14-74: It has been months since Agnew took office, but he still needs a Vice President. After a lot of convincing, Agnew appoints Former HUD Secretary George W. Romney to be the 40th Vice President of the United States.
11-2-76: popular President Agnew wins the 1976 election by a landslide, defeating Governor Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale.
This a List of Presidents of the United States. The President of the United States is the head of state and the head of government of the United States. As chief of the executive branch and head of the federal government as a whole, the Presidency is the highest political official position in the United States by influence and recognition. The President is also the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. armed forces. The President is indirectly elected to a four year term by an Electoral College. Since the ratification of the Twenty-second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1951, no person may be elected to the office of the President more than twice.
|No.||President||Took office||Left office||Party||Vice President||Term|
|1||George Washington||April 30, 1789||March 4, 1797||No party||John Adams||1|
|2||John Adams||March 4, 1797||March 4, 1801||Federalist||Thomas Jefferson||3|
|3||Thomas Jefferson||March 4, 1801||March 4, 1809||Democratic-Republican||Aaron Burr||4|
|4||100px||James Madison||March 4, 1809||March 4, 1817||Democratic-Republican||George Clinton D||6|
|Elbridge Gerry D||7|
|5||James Monroe||March 4, 1817||March 4, 1825||Democratic-Republican||Daniel D. Tompkins||8|
|6||John Quincy Adams||March 4, 1825||March 4, 1829|| Democratic-Republican|
National Republican Party
|John C. Calhoun||10|
|7||Andrew Jackson||March 4, 1829||March 4, 1837||Democratic||John C. Calhoun R||11|
|Martin Van Buren||12|
|8||Martin Van Buren||March 4, 1837||March 4, 1841||Democratic||Richard Mentor Johnson||13|
|9||William Henry Harrison||March 4, 1841||April 4, 1841 D||Whig||John Tyler||14|
|10||John Tyler||April 4, 1841||March 4, 1845|| Whig|
No party N
|11||James K. Polk||March 4, 1845||March 4, 1849||Democratic||George M. Dallas||15|
|12||Zachary Taylor||March 4, 1849||July 9, 1850||Whig||Millard Fillmore||16|
|13||Millard Fillmore||July 9, 1850||March 4, 1853||Whig||vacant|
|14||Franklin Pierce||March 4, 1853||March 4, 1857||Democratic||William R. King D||17|
|15||James Buchanan||March 4, 1857||March 4, 1861||Democratic||John C. Breckinridge||18|
|16||Abraham Lincoln||March 4, 1861||April 15, 1865 A|| Republican|
National Union Party U
|17||Andrew Johnson||April 15, 1865||March 4, 1869|| Democratic|
National Union Party U
|18||Ulysses S. Grant||March 4, 1869||March 4, 1877||Republican||Schuyler Colfax||21|
|Henry Wilson D||22|
|19||Rutherford B. Hayes||March 4, 1877||March 4, 1881||Republican||William A. Wheeler||23|
|20||James A. Garfield||March 4, 1881||September 19, 1881 A||Republican||Chester A. Arthur||24|
|21||Chester A. Arthur||September 19, 1881||March 4, 1885||Republican||vacant|
|22||Grover Cleveland||March 4, 1885||March 4, 1889||Democratic||Thomas A. Hendricks D||25|
|23||Benjamin Harrison||March 4, 1889||March 4, 1893||Republican||Levi P. Morton||26|
|24|| Grover Cleveland|
|March 4, 1893||March 4, 1897||Democratic||Adlai E. Stevenson I||27|
|25||William McKinley||March 4, 1897||September 14, 1901 A||Republican||Garret Hobart D||28|
|26||Theodore Roosevelt||September 14, 1901||March 4, 1909||Republican||vacant|
|Charles W. Fairbanks||30|
|27||William Howard Taft||March 4, 1909||March 4, 1913||Republican||James S. Sherman D||31|
|28||Woodrow Wilson||March 4, 1913||March 4, 1921||Democratic||Thomas R. Marshall||32|
|29||Warren G. Harding||March 4, 1921||August 2, 1923 D||Republican||Calvin Coolidge||34|
|30||Calvin Coolidge||August 2, 1923||March 4, 1929||Republican||vacant|
|Charles G. Dawes||35|
|31||Herbert Hoover||March 4, 1929||March 4, 1933||Republican||Charles Curtis||36|
|32||100px||Franklin D. Roosevelt||March 4, 1933||April 12, 1945 D||Democratic||John Nance Garner||37|
|Henry A. Wallace||39|
|Harry S. Truman||40|
|33||Harry S. Truman||April 12, 1945||January 20, 1953||Democratic||vacant|
|Alben W. Barkley||41|
|34||Dwight D. Eisenhower||January 20, 1953||January 20, 1961||Republican||Richard Nixon||42|
|35||John F. Kennedy||January 20, 1961||November 22, 1963 A||Democratic||Lyndon B. Johnson||44|
|36||Lyndon B. Johnson||November 22, 1963||January 20, 1969||Democratic||vacant|
|37||Richard Nixon||January 20, 1969||August 9, 1974 R||Republican||Spiro Agnew R||46|
|38||Spiro Agnew||August 9, 1974||January 20, 1981||Republican||vacant|
|George W. Romney|
|39||Jerry Brown||January 20, 1981||January 20, 1985||Democratic||Ted Kennedy||48|
|40||Ronald Reagan||January 20, 1985||January 20, 1993||Republican||Bob Dole||49|
|41||Bob Dole||January 20, 1993||January 20, 2001||Republican||John Kasich||51|
|42||Joe Biden||January 20, 2001||January 20, 2009||Democratic||John Kerry||52|
|43||Mike Huckabee||January 20, 2009||present||Republican||Tim Pawlenty||56|
- D Died in office of natural causes.
- R Resigned.
- A Assassinated.
- N Former Democrat who ran for Vice President on Whig ticket. Clashed with Whig congressional leaders and was expelled from the Whig party in 1841.
- U Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson were, respectively, a Republican and a Democrat who ran on the National Union ticket in 1864.