American Timeline (1783-Present)


1788 – On the Thirtieth day of April, in 1789. George Washington was elected the first United States President. He was born in 1732. George Washington served as the commanding General, in the American Revolution. He died in 1799. He served two four year terms as President, from the Thirtieth of April, in 1789 to the Fourth day of March, in 1797. George Washington’s Vice President was John Adams.

1796 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1797. John Adams was elected the second United States President. He was born in 1735. John Adams was a member of the Federalist Party. He died in 1826. John Adams served one term of four years as President, from the Fourth day of March, in 1797 to the Fourth day of March in 1801. John Adam’s Vice President was Thomas Jefferson.

1800 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1801. Thomas Jefferson was elected the third President of the United States. He was born in 1743. Thomas Jefferson was a member of the Democratic-Republicans. He died in 1826. Thomas Jefferson served two terms, of eight years as President from the Fourth day of March, in 1801 to the fourth day of March, in 1809. Thomas Jefferson’s first Vice President was Aaron Burr. His second Vice President was George Clinton.

1808 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1809. James Madison was elected the fourth President of the United States. He was born in 1751. He died in 1836. James Madison was a member of the Democratic Republicans. He served two terms, of eight years as President from the Fourth day of March, in 1809 to the Fourth day of March, in 1817. James Madison’s first Vice President was George Clinton. His second Vice President was Elbridge Gerry.

1816 – On the Fourth day of March, 1817. James Monroe was elected the fifth President of the United States. He was born in 1758. He died in 1831. James Monroe was a member of the Democratic Republicans. He served two terms, of eight years as President from the Fourth day of March, in 1809 to the Fourth day of March, in 1825. James Monroe’s Vice President was Daniel D. Tompkins.

1824 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1825. John Quincy Adams was elected the sixth President of the United States. He was born in 1767. He died in 1848. John Quincy Adams was a member of the Democratic Republicans. Later he was a member of the National Republicans. He served one term of four years, as President from the Fourth day of March, in1825, to the Fourth day of March, in 1829. John Quincy Adams’ Vice President was John C. Calhoun.

1828 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1829. Andrew Jackson was elected the seventh President of the United States. He was born in 1767. He died in 1845. Andrew Jackson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served two terms of eight years, as President from the Fourth day of March, in 1829 to the Fourth day of March, in 1837. Andrew Jackson’s Vice President was Martin Van Buren, for the last four years.

1836 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1837. Martin Van Buren was elected the eighth President of the United States. He was born in 1782. He died in 1862. Martin Van Buren was a member of the Democratic Party. He served one term of four years, as President from the Fourth day of march, in 1837 to the Fourth day of March, in 1841. Martin Van Buren’s Vice President was Richard Mentor Johnson.

1840 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1841. William Henry Harrison was elected the ninth President of the United States. He was born in 1773. He died in 1841. William Henry Harrison was a member of the Whig Party. He served one month of this four year term, as President from the Fourth day of March, in 1841 to the Fourth day of April, in 1841. William Henry Harrison’s Vice President was John Tyler.

1841 – On the Fourth day of April, in 1841, John Tyler came to the office of the tenth President of the United States, because of President William Henry Harrison’s death. He was born in 1790. He died in 1862. John Tyler was a member of the Whig Party. He served one term of four years, as President from the Fourth day of April, in 1841 to the Fourth day of March, in 1845. John Tyler’s Vice President’s seat was never filled.

1844 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1845. James Knox Polk was elected the eleventh President of the United States. He was born in 1795. He died in 1849. James Knox Polk was a member of the Democratic Party. He served one four year term as President from the Fourth day of March, in 1845 to the Fourth day of March, in 1849. James Knox Polk’s Vice President was George M. Dallas.

1848 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1849. Zachary Taylor was elected the twelfth President of the United States. He was born in 1784. He died in 1850. Zachary Taylor was a member of the Whig Party. He served sixteen months of his four year term, before he died, from the Fourth day of March in 1849, to the Ninth day of July, in 1850. Zackary Taylor’s Vice President Was Millard Fillmore.

1850 – On the Ninth day of July, in 1850. Millard Fillmore came to the office of the thirteenth of President, because of the death, of President Zachary Taylor. Millard Fillmore was born in 1800. He died in 1874. He was a member of the Whig Party. He served from the Ninth day of July, in 1850 to the Fourth day of March, in 1853. Millard Fillmore’s Vice President’s office was left vacant.

1852 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1853. Franklin Pierce was elected the fourteenth President of the United States. He was born in 1804. He died in 1869. Franklin Pierce was a member of the Democratic Party. He served one four year term, from the Fourth day of March, in 1853 to the Fourth day of March, in 1857. Franklin Pierce’s Vice President was William R. King.

1856 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1857. James Buchanan was elected the fifteenth President of the United States. He was born in 1791. He died in 1768. James Buchanan was a member of the Democratic Party. He served one four year term, from the Fourth day of March, in 1857 to the Fourth day of March, in 1861. James Buchanan’s Vice President was John C. Breckinridge.

1860 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1861. Abraham Lincoln was elected the sixteenth President of the United States. He was born in 1809. He died in 1865. Abraham Lincoln was a member of the Republican Party and the National Union Party. He served one term and a short part of another term, from the Fourth day of March, in 1861 to the Fifteenth day of April, in 1865. Abraham Lincoln’s first Vice President was Hannibal Hamlin and the second was Andrew Johnson.

1865 – On the Fifteenth day of April, in 1865. Andrew Johnson assumed the seventeenth office of the Presidency, of the United States, because of the death of Abraham Lincoln. He was born in 1808. He died in 1875. Andrew Johnson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served the remainder of Abraham Lincoln’s last term, from the fifteenth day of 1865 to the Fourth day of March, in 1869. His Vice President’s office was unfilled.

1868 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1869. Ulysses Simpson Grant was elected the eighteenth President of the United States. He was born in 1822. He died in 1885. Ulysses Simpson Grant was a member of the Republican Party. He served two terms from the Fourth day of March, in 1869 to the Fourth day of March, in 1877. Ulysses Simpson Grant’s first Vice President was Schuyler Colfax. The Second was Henry Wilson.

1876 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1877. Rutherford B. Hayes was elected the nineteenth President of the United States. He was born in 1822. He died in 1893. Rutherford B. Hayes was a member of the Republican Party. He served one term of four years, from the Fourth day of March, in 1877 to the Fourth day of March, in 1881. Rutherford B. Hayes’ Vice President was William A. Wheeler.

1880 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1881. James A. Garfield  was elected the twentieth President of the United States. He was born in 1831. He died in 1881. James A. Garfield was a member of the Republican Party. He served six and one half months, before he was killed, from the Fourth day of March, in 1881 to the Nineteenth day of September, in1881, when James A. Garfield died. James A. Garfield’s Vice President was Chester A. Arthur.  

1881 – On the Nineteenth day of September, in 1881. Chester A. Arthur assumed the Presidency when James A. Garfield died.  He was born in 1829. He died in 1886. Chester A. Arthur was a member of the Republican Party. He was the twenty-first President. He served almost four years and four months, from the Nineteenth day of September, in 1881 to the Fourth day of March, in 1885. Chester A. Arthur never choose another Vice President.

1884 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1885. Grover Cleveland was elected the twenty-second president of the United States. He was born in 1837. He died in 1908. Grover Cleveland was a member of the Democratic Party. He served one term, of four years, from the Fourth day of March, in 1885 to the Fourth day of March, in 1889. Grover Cleveland’s Vice President was Thomas A. Hendricks. 

1888 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1889. Benjamin Harrison was elected the Twenty-third President of the United States. He was born in 1833. He died in 1901. Benjamin Harrison was a member of the Republican Party. He served on term of four years, from the Fourth day of March, in 1889 to the Fourth day of March, in 1893. Benjamin Harrison’s Vice President was Levi P. Morton.

1892 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1893. Grover Cleveland was elected the Twenty-fourth President of the United States. He was born in 1837. He died in 1808. Grover Cleveland was a member of the Democratic Party. He served his second term from the Fourth day of March in 1893 to the Fourth day of March, in 1897. Grover Cleveland’s second Vice President was Adlai Stevenson, I.

1896 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1897. William McKinley was elected the twenty-fifth President of the United States. He was born in 1843. He died in 1901. William McKinley was a member of the Republican Party. He served four years of his first term, and under six months of his second term, from the Fourth day of March, in 1897 to the Fourteenth day of September, in 1901. William McKinley’s first Vice President was Garret Hobart. His second Vice President was Theodore Roosevelt.

1901 – On the Fourteenth day of September, in 1901. Theodore Roosevelt assumed the Presidency, when William McKinley died. Theodore Roosevelt became the twenty-sixth President of the United States. He was born in 1858. He died in 1919. Theodore Roosevelt was a member of the Republican Party. He served almost two terms from the Fourteenth day of September, in 1901 to the Fourth day of March, in 1909. Theodore Roosevelt’s Vice President was Charles W. Fairbanks.

1908 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1909. William Howard Taft was elected the Twenty-seventh President of the United States. He was born in 1857. He died in 1930. William Howard Taft was a member of the Republican Party. He served one term of four years, from the Fourth day of March, in 1909 to the Fourth day of March, in 1913. William Howard Taft’s Vice President was James S. Sherman.

1912 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1913. Woodrow Wilson was elected the Twenty-eighth President of the United States. He was born in 1856. He died in 1924. Woodrow Wilson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served two terms from the Fourth day of March, in 1913 to the Fourth day of March, in 1921. Woodrow Wilson’s Vice President was Thomas R. Marshall. 

1920 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1921. Warren Gabriel Harding was elected the Twenty-ninth President of the United States. He was born in 1865. He died in 1923. Warren Gabriel Harding was a member of the the Republican Party. He served part of one term, from the Fourth day of March, in 1921 to the Second day of August, in 1923. Warren Gabriel Harding’s Vice President was Calvin Coolidge. 

1923 – On the Second day of August, in 1923. Calvin Coolidge assumed the Presidency after the death of Warren Gabriel Harding. He became the Thirtieth President. Calvin Coolidge was born in 1872. He died in 1933. Calvin Coolidge was a member of the Republican Party. He served one full term and part of another, from The second day of August, in 1923, to the Fourth day of March, in 1929. Calvin Coolidge’s Vice President was Charles G. Dawes.  

1928 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1929. Herbert Hoover was elected the Thirty-first President of the United States. He was born in 1874. He died in 1964. Herbert Hoover was a member of the Republican Party.  He served two full terms, from the Fourth day of March, in 1929 to the Fourth day of March, in 1933. Herbert Hoover’s Vice President was Charles Curtis.

1932 – On the Fourth day of March, in 1933. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected the Thirty-second President, of the United States. He was born in 1882. He died in 1945. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was a member of the Democratic Party. He served three full terms and part of a fourth term, from the Fourth day of March, in 1933 to the Twelfth day of April, in 1945. Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Vice Presidents were John Nance Garner, Henry A. Wallace and Harry S. Truman. 

1945 – On the Twelfth day of April, in 1945, Harry S. Truman assumed the Presidency, after the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s death, and Harry S. Truman was the Thirty-third President of the United States. He was born in 1884. He died in 1953. Harry S. Truman was a member of the Democratic Party. He served one full term and part of another, from the Twelfth day of April, in 1945 to the Twentieth day of January, in 1953. Harry S. Truman’s Vice President was Alben W. Barkley.

1952 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 1953. Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected the Thirty-fourth President of the United States. He was born in 1890. He died in 1969. Dwight D. Eisenhower was a member of the Republican Party. He served two terms, from the Twentieth day of January, in 1953 to the Twentieth day of January, in 1961. Dwight D. Eisenhower’s Vice President was Richard M. Nixon. 

1960 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 1961. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was elected the Thirty-fifth President of the United States. He was born in 1917. He died in 1963. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a member of the Democratic party. He served part of one term, from the Twentieth day of January, in 1961 to the Twenty-second day of November, in 1963. John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s Vice President was Lyndon Baines Johnson.

1963 – On the Twenty-second day of November, in 1963. Lyndon Baines Johnson assumed the Presidency, due the the death of John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Lyndon Baines Johnson was the Thirty-sixth President. He was born in 1908. He died in 1973. Lyndon Baines Johnson was a member of the Democratic Party. He served from the Twenty-second day of November, in 1963 to the Twentieth day of January, in 1969. Lyndon Baines Johnson’s Vice President was Hubert Humphrey. 

1968 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 1969. Richard M. Nixon was elected the Thirty-seventh President of the United States. He was born in 1913. He died in 1994. Richard M. Nixon was a member of the Republican Party. He served one full term and part of the next term, from the Twentieth day of January, in 1969 to the Ninth day of August, in 1974, when Richard M. Nixon resigned, the Presidency. His Vice Presidents were Spiro Agnew and Gerald Ford. 

1974 – On the Ninth day of August, in 1974. Gerald Ford assumed the Presidency. He was the Thirty-eighth President of the United States. He was born in 1913. He died in 1977. Gerald Ford was a member of thee Republican Party. He served the remainder of Richard Nixon’s second term, from the Ninth day of August, in 1974 to the Twentieth day of January, in 1977. Gerald Ford’s Vice President was Nelson Rockefeller. 

1976 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 1977. Jimmy Carter was elected the Thirty-ninth President of the United States. He was born in 1924. Jimmy Carter was a member of the Democratic Party. He served one term, from the Twentieth day of January, in 1977 to The Twentieth day of January, in 1981. Jimmy Carter’s Vice President was Walter Mondale. 

1980 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 1981. Ronald Reagan was elected the Fortieth President of the United States. He was born in 1911. He died in 2004. Ronald Reagan was a member of the Republican Party. He served two terms, from the Twentieth day of January, in 1981 to the Twentieth day of January, in 1989. Ronald Reagan’s Vice President was George Herbert Walker Bush. 

1888 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 1989. George Herbert Walker Bush was elected the Forty-first President of the United States. He was born in 1924. He died in 2018. George Herbert Walker Bush was a member of the Republican Party. He served one term, from the Twentieth day of January, in 1989 to the Twentieth day of January, in 1993. George Herbert Walker Bush’s Vice President was Dan Quayle.

1992 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 1993. William Jefferson Clinton was elected the Forty-second President of the United States. He was born in 1946. William Jefferson Clinton was a member of the Democratic Party. He served two terms, from the Twentieth day of January, in 1993 to the Twentieth day of January, in 2001. William Jefferson Clinton’s Vice President was Al Gore.

2000 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 2001. George W. Bush was elected the Forty-third President of the United States. He was born in 1946. George W. Bush was a member of the Republican Party. He served two terms, from the Twentieth day of January, in 2001 to the Twentieth day of January, in 2009. George W. Bush’s Vice President was Dick Cheney.

2008 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 2009. Barack Obama was elected the Forty-four President of the United States. He was born in 1961. Barack Obama was a member of the Democratic Party. He served two terms, from the Twentieth day of January, in 2009 to the Twentieth day of January, in 2017. Barack Obama’s Vice President was Joseph Biden. 

2016 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 2017. Donald Trump was elected the Forty-fifth President, of the United States. He was born in 1946. Donald Trump was a member of the Republican Party. He served one term, from the Twentieth day of January, in 2017 to the Twentieth day of January, in 2021. Donald Trump’s Vice President was Mike Pence. 

2020 – On the Twentieth day of January, in 2021. Joseph Biden was elected the Forty-sixth President, of the United States. He was born in 1942. Joseph Biden is a member of the Democratic Party. His Vice President was Kamala Harris.