William Howard Taft once said “Action for which I become responsible, or for which my administration becomes responsible, shall be within the law” (Brainyquote.com). Taft was the first U.S President to throw a first pitch at a baseball game. President Taft was easy going even with the nickname of Big Lub (because of his weight). After his Presidency, Taft lost about 70 pounds within a few years of leaving the White House. Taft attended Yale university and came in second in his class. In college, he stayed away from sports to focus on his studies. Taft was the twenty-seventh president of the United states of America. He served from 1909-1913. In 1921 President Warren Harding made Taft Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court,
Teddy Roosevelt became the twenty sixth president of the United States of America from September 14, 1901 until March 4, 1909. His nickname was T. R. He was the youngest president. During his time as president, he brought many accomplishments and contributions to the United States of America. He always thought about the best interest of the people before making any final decisions. His decisions were never based on someone’s opinion; however, it was all about bettering the people’s future and their safety. President Teddy Roosevelt was a rich man prior to becoming the president but the poor was his main concern. He had a wife and six children. The most interesting things about President Teddy Roosevelt was that he changed the operation of businesses and the government, how the coal was generate to the public, Panama Canal, and over saw the big remodel of the White House.
John Calvin Coolidge, thirtieth President of the United States, was a quiet but brave man. His primary focus was on domestic issues within the United States. His childhood was hard, he pulled through and his life was a mirror of his strength. Calvin Coolidge did great things which were reflected in his personal life, his political upbringing, and his presidency until his death.
He was the youngest candidate to become president. He was the leader of the progressive movement. He was our twenty sixth president, he served from 09/14/1901 to 03/4/1909. He was a writer of thirty five books. He was New York 's thirty third governor. He was a naturalist. He was a war hero in the Spanish-American War. He was a member of rough riders. He trust busted forty corporations. He made pure food and drug act, and meat inspection act. He got the government to set a side forty two million acres for wildlife reverses, and national parks. He toke over the Panama Canal project after the french gave up on the Panama Canal project, and finish the Panama Canal project. He face is on Mt. Rushmore. He was a historian and an explorer. This amazing man was the great Theodore Roosevelt, which in fact was my favorite president by far.
III. McKinley had a relatively easy and normal childhood. He was the seventh child of eight. His parents were loving people who instilled in McKinley the importance of hard-work, religion, and education. McKinley worked very hard in school as a youth and then attended Alleghany College in Pennsylvania for one term, until he had to leave for financial reasons. During the Civil War, he proved to be an excellent soldier and quickly moved up the ranks to the position of Brevet Major. Like many presidents
As the 26th president of the United States and also the youngest president ever elected, Theodore Roosevelt faced many challenging decisions, but he knew how to handle them. He fought for what he believed and never backed down from that belief. Theodore Roosevelt faced challenging circumstances while growing up which made many consider him to be frail and not likely to succeed; however, he came to be known as a notable statesman, military leader, governor, vice-president of the United States, and finally the most powerful leader in the free world, President of the United States of America.
The former presidents Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover had similar views on how the government should be, that differed from Franklin D. Roosevelt. How the presidents decided to manage the economy with their power, shows how they thought the government should be ran. President Coolidge and President Hoover had many ineffective ideas throughout their presidency, while President Roosevelt managed to change the economy. Calvin Coolidge was a republican president that believed that the government should stay away from controlling the people. He was known for not doing much to better our country; he thought it would happen naturally, so he didn’t feel the need to pressure the congress into passing legislation, and didn’t create any plans of action to benefit our country.
Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States. He is most famous for becoming president on two non-consecutive terms. He is also known for being the first president to be officially married in the white house. Grover Cleveland had a very active life before presidency and less of an active one after.
Stephen Grover Cleveland was born March 18, 1837 in the small village of Caldwell, New Jersey. For Grover’s parents, Reverend Richard Falley Cleveland and Ann Neal, supporting a family with nine kids was never easy. The Cleveland’s ended up having to move to Fayetteville, New York when Grover was at the age of four. After the move young Stephen’s name did not stick long as he began being called Grover. After nine years in Fayetteville the clevelands then moved to Clinton, New York for another job relocation for Grover’s dad. This move was hard for Grover, being fourteen at the time, as he had to completely start over with little to no way to communicate with his old friends. Over the next couple years the struggles for the Cleveland family continued as Grover’s father was in very delicate health, putting Grover’s dreams of going to college at a halt. In 1853 the remaining of the Cleveland’s kids moved away from Grover to a small village called Holland Patent. Three weeks later his father died, shattering Grover’s dreams even more and causing him to help support the
William Howard Taft was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 15, 1857. From a prominent political family, he followed his forebears into law and was on track to be a career jurist, well on his way to his dream job of sitting on the Supreme Court, when he was sidetracked for a term as the 27th U.S. president by his wife and Theodore Roosevelt. Taft finally achieved his dream of being appointed chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1921, becoming the only person to have served both as a chief justice and president. Taft died in Washington, D.C., on March 8, 1930. Taft's presidency is often thought of as lackluster, but following a flashy personality like Theodore Roosevelt is no easy feat. Few are aware that Taft, the 27th U.S. president,
Stephen Grover Cleveland was born March 18, 1837 in the small village of Caldwell, New Jersey. For Grover’s parents, Reverend Richard Falley Cleveland and Ann Neal, supporting a family with nine kids was never easy. The Cleveland’s ended up having to move to Fayetteville, New York when Grover was at the age of four. After the move young Stephen’s name did not stick long as he began being called Grover. After nine years in Fayetteville the clevelands then moved to Clinton, New York for another job relocation for Grover’s dad. This move was hard for Grover, being fourteen at the time, as he had to completely start over with little to no way to communicate with his old friends. Over the next couple years the struggles for the Cleveland family
One of the Presidents mentioned in chapter twenty was President Grover Cleveland, which he was President for two terms. Grover Cleveland was born in New Jersey in 1837 and his first name was actually Stephen. It is said that Grover worked with his older brother at the New York Institute for Special Education. Grover Cleveland later took a position as district attorney, then a sheriff, the mayor of Buffalo, New York, and Governor of New York. Cleveland became president in 1885. He came into the White House as a bachelor, but eventually married a woman 27 years younger than him. According to the book Cleveland vetoed more than two-thirds of the bills presented to him, which was more than all of his predecessors combined. It is said that Cleveland
Was born in New York on January 30, 1882. His father, James Roosevelt, was a businessman, and provided his son a life of privilege. He met then-President Grover Cleveland in 1887, at the age of 5. It’s reported that the president said, "I have one wish for you, little man, that you will never be President of the United States,” due to how hard the job was and the amount of work required. Despite the privilege granted by his father, he was greatly influenced by his mother, Sara Ann Delano, during his childhood. They spent summer and holidays together at a Delano home in Massachusetts. She considered her son a Delano more than a Roosevelt. Still, his father provided him a great many luxuries, including a sailboat at the age of 16, which he learned
He lost eight elections, failed twice in business and suffered a nervous breakdown. He could have quit many times, but he didn’t and because he didn’t give up, he became one of the greatest presidents in the history of our country.