A study sheet of where each U.S. president stood on different issues and important facts about them.

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GEORGE WASHINGTON-Put down a whiskey rebellion, a 1794 tax revolt in Pennsylvania by summoning the militia of several states.-Issued a Proclamation of Neutrality in 1793 that kept the u.s. out of French revolutionary war. -Laid the cornerstone of U.S. capital building

-made the presidential veto

- Only president to be elected unanimously.

JOHN ADAMS-Appointed several conservative judges. -Signed the alien sedition act

-Reluctantly revealed the XYZ affair.

Signed a treaty with Napoleon Bonaparte. -1st president to live in the White House

THOMAS JEFFERSON-attempted to remove several federal judges

-acquired the Louisiana purchase

-organized the Lewis & Clark expedition-declared war on Tripoli

-signed Embargo Act-The present collection of Library of Congress began with purchasing Jefferson's personal library.

JAMES MADISON-retreated from Washington D.C.-Declared war on Great Britain

-approved the treaty of Ghent

JAMES MONROE-Ordered the suppression of the Seminole uprising in Florida

-set aside lands for Native Americans-purchased Florida from Spain

-signed the Missouri Compromise of 1820

-Signed a treaty with Russia, establishing a boundary to Russian territory in U.S.

-Proclaimed the Monroe Doctrine. -partisan policy were largely set aside during Monroe's presidency

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS-Proposed improvements project including transportation system.

-signed the Tariff of Abomination-corrupt bargain in the elction

ANDREW JACKSON-supported Georgia to remove the Cherokee

-vetoed renewal of the charter of the 2nd bank of U.S.

-issued a proclamation against state nullification of federal laws

- Recognized Texas as an independent republic.-Sent diplomat to settle dispute with great Britain and France. -Only president to pay national debt.

MARTIN VAN BUREN-limited workday to 10 hours-Sent major general winfield scott to keep the peace with England. Established the 1st statewide political machine

WILLIAM H. HARRISONDied 32 days after taking office

JOHN TYLER-Established the boundary between Maine and Canada.

-opened Asia to US trade

-annexed Texas in 1945Withstood a...