A comprehensive overview of the domestic issues facing Andrew Jackson in his presidency, from the "spoils system" to veto of the bank recharter to his Indian removal policy.
A comprehensive overview on Lyndon B. Johnson's decision not to seek reelection after the end of his administration. [40:49]
The Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia offers biographical information on Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865 CE), including short-answer basics and a "Life in brief."
A comprehensive look at the domestic policies of the Lincoln Administration. Although the many issues involved with the Civil War were top priority, many decisions about other domestic problems were made that had a lasting effect. From the Miller Center of Public Affairs.
Site provides a biography of President Andrew Jackson by detailing his life before the presidency, his policies while president, as well as his life after the presidency. Provided links give information on the first lady, Jackson's Cabinet members and also his staff and advisors.
An extensive look at Andrew Johnson and his administration. Includes a biography, information on his cabinet, and most importantly, an essay on the impact and legacy of his presidency. Don't miss reading this.
Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969 CE) was the allied commander of all European forces. AmericanPresident.org takes the reader through the exploration of President Eisenhower's distinguished career. Use this site to learn about the life of the 34th President of the United States.
The starting point of finding out everything about Franklin Pierce and his presidency. A great resource from the Miller Center of Public Affairs. Links to several essays about Pierce's presidency.
Which president owned a professional baseball team? Explore with AmericanPresident.org to discover more facts about George W. Bush. He is currently serving as the 43rd President of the United States.
Track the presidency of Harry S. Truman (1884-1972 CE) as the 33rd President of the United States. AmericanPresident.org takes us through his early life as a midwest farmer to his death.
This resource contains a detailed biography on Herbert Hoover. From the left-hand toolbar, select information on his life before the presidency, campaigns and elections, domestic affairs, foreign affairs, and life after the presidency. Also includes links to his cabinet and staff members, key events that happened during his tenure, and a page dedicated to the first lady, Lou Henry Hoover.
The initial source for links to all aspects of the Buchanan presidency, including information on his cabinet, domestic policy and foreign policy. From the Miller Center.
The campaign and election of 1844 showed the rising difference in the nation between Whigs and Democrats and sections of the country. Showing the true development of the two-party system, it also gave rise to the term, "dark horse."
This site gives a biography of President James Monroe. From the left-hand toolbar, select information about his life before presidency, campaigns and elections, and also domestic affairs. Links to the first lady, cabinet members , and key events can also be found on the left-hand toolbar.
An interesting look at the elections of 1816 and 1820 in which James Monroe ran essentially unopposed by the Federalists.
A good summary of the domestic policies of the Monroe Administration. Find out about Monroe's Cabinet, the Panic of 1819, the development of a road system, and the adoption of the Missouri Compromise.
Read a great summary of U.S. foreign policy in the Monroe presidency. Find out about the treaties agreed to and the unilateral issuing of the Monroe Doctrine.
A comprehensive site examining James Polk's life before the presidency, his campaigns, domestic and foreign affairs, life after the presidency, and his family. From the left-hand toolbar, select links detailing his cabinet and staff members, key events during his administration, and the first lady.
A great in-depth biography of John Adams. Topics include: his life before the presidency, campaigns and elections, domestic affairs, foreign affairs, and life after the presidency. Links to the first lady, his Cabinet members, and Staff and Advisors are also provided.