American Government

United States Presidents

George Washington - no party

04/30/1789 - 03/04/1797

John Adams - Federalist

03/04/1797 - 03/04/1801

Thomas Jefferson - Democratic-Republican

03/04/1801 - 03/04/1809

James Madison - Democratic-Republican

03/04/1809 - 03/04/1817

James Monroe - Democratic-Republican

03/04/1817 - 03/04/1825

John Quincy Adams - Democratic-Republican, Federalist

03/04/1825 - 03/04/1829

Andrew Jackson - Democrat

03/04/1829 - 03/04/1837

Martin Van Buren - Democrat

03/04/1837 - 03/04/1841

William Henry Harrison - Whig

03/04/1841 - 04/04/1841

John Tyler - Whig

04/04/1841 - 03/04/1845

James K. Polk - Democrat

03/04/1845 - 03/04/1849

Zachary Taylor - Whig

03/04/1849 - 07/09/1850

Millard Fillmore - Whig

07/09/1850 - 03/04/1853

Franklin Pierce - Democrat

03/04/1853 - 03/04/1857

James Buchanan - Democrat

03/04/1857 - 03/04/1861

Abraham Lincoln - Republican

03/04/1861 - 04/14/1865

Andrew Johnson - Democrat

04/14/1865 - 03/04/1869

Ulysses S. Grant - Republican

03/04/1869 - 03/04/1877

Rutherford B. Hayes - Republican

03/04/1877 - 03/04/1881

James Garfield - Republican

03/05/1881 - 09/18/1881

Chester A. Arthur - Republican

09/19/1881 - 03/04/1885

Grover Cleveland - Democrat

03/04/1885 - 03/04/1889

Benjamin Harrison - Republican

03/04/1889 - 03/04/1893

Grover Cleveland - Democrat

03/04/1893 - 03/04/1897

William McKinley - Republican

03/04/1897 - 09/14/1901

Theodore Roosevelt - Republican

09/14/1901 - 03/04/1909

William Howard Taft - Republican

03/04/1909 - 03/04/1913

Woodrow Wilson - Democrat

03/04/1913 - 03/04/1921

Warren G. Harding - Republican

03/04/1921 - 09/02/1923

Calvin Coolidge - Republican

09/02/1923 - 03/04/1929

Herbert Hoover - Republican

03/04/1929 - 03/04/1933

Franklin D. Roosevelt - Democrat

03/04/1933 - 04/12/1945

Harry S. Truman - Democrat

04/12/1945 - 01/20/1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower - Republican

01/20/1953 - 01/20/1961

John F. Kennedy - Democrat

01/20/1961 - 11/22/1963

Lyndon B. Johnson - Democrat

11/22/1963 - 01/20/1969

Richard M. Nixon - Republican

01/20/1969 - 09/09/1974

Gerald R. Ford - Republican

09/09/1974 - 01/20/1977

James Carter - Democrat

01/20/1977 - 01/20/1981

Ronald Reagan - Republican

01/20/1981 - 01/20/1989

George H.W. Bush

01/20/1989 - 01/20/1993

William J. Clinton - Democrat

01/20/1993 - 01/20/2001

George W. Bush - Republican

01/20/2001 - 01/20/2009

Barack Obama - Democrat

01/20/2009 - 01/20/2017

Major Political Parties

Democratic Party

1828

Whig Party

1833 - 1860

Republican Party

1854

Libertarian Party

1971

Minor Political Parties

Progressive Party

1912

Communist Party of the United States of America

1919

Socialist Party USA

1973

Green Party

1991

Reform Party of the United States of America

1995

Voting Amendments

15th Amendment

02/03/1870

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

19th Amendment

09/18/1920

The right of the citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

23rd Amendment

03/29/1961

The District constituting the seat of Government of the United States shall appoint in such manner as the Congress may direct: A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a State, but in no event more than the least populous State; they shall be in addition to those appointed by the States, but they shall be considered, for the purposes of the election of President and Vice President, to be electors appointed by a State; and they shall meet in the District and perform such duties as provided by the twelfth article of amendment.

24th Amendment

01/23/1964

The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.

26th Amendment

07/01/1971

The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.