Memory Forum

Memorizing US Presidents

From Memory Techniques Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Use the below list to add any techniques you have for remembering details about US presidents.

See also this forum thread.

List of US Presidents

  1. Washington, George 1789-97
  2. Adams, John 1797-1801
  3. Jefferson, Thomas 1801-09
  4. Madison, James 1809-17
  5. Monroe, James 1817-25
  6. Adams, John 1825-29
  7. Jackson, Andrew 1829-37
  8. Van Buren, Martin 1837-41
  9. Harrison, William Henry 1841
  10. Tyler, John 1841-45
  11. Polk, James 1845-49
  12. Taylor, Zachary 1849-50
  13. Fillmore, Millard 1850-53
  14. Pierce, Franklin 1853-57
  15. Buchanan, James 1857-61
  16. Lincoln, Abraham 1861-65
  17. Johnson, Andrew 1865-69
  18. Grant, Ulysses S. 1869-77
  19. Hayes, Rutherford B. 1877-81
  20. Garfield, James 1881
  21. Arthur, Chester 1881-85
  22. Cleveland, Grover 1885-89
  23. Harrison, Benjamin 1889-93
  24. Cleveland, Grover 1893-97
  25. McKinley, William 1897-1901
  26. Roosevelt, Theodore 1901-09
  27. Taft, William H. 1909-13
  28. Wilson, Woodrow 1913-21
  29. Harding, Warren 1921-23
  30. Coolidge, Calvin 1923-29
  31. Hoover, Herbert 1929-33
  32. Roosevelt, Franklin D. 1933-45
  33. Truman, Harry 1945-53
  34. Eisenhower, Dwight 1953-61
  35. Kennedy, John F. 1961-63
  36. Johnson, Lyndon 1963-69
  37. Nixon, Richard 1969-74
  38. Ford, Gerald 1974-77
  39. Carter, Jimmy 1977-81
  40. Reagan, Ronald 1981-89
  41. Bush, George H.W. 1989-93
  42. Clinton, William J. 1993-2001
  43. Bush, George W. 2001-2009
  44. Obama, Barack 2009-

Josh's US Presidents OpenOffice Presentation

Josh's US Presidents PDF Presentation

Vice Presidents and Political Parties

You can memorize the years in office by just memorizing the year of entrance. The list below also contains political parties.

  • George Washington 1789
    • Independent
    • John Adams
  • John Adams 1897
    • Federalist
    • Thomas Jefferson
  • Thomas Jefferson 1801
    • Democratic-Republican
    • Aaron Burr
    • George Clinton
  • James Madison 1809
    • Democratic-Republican
    • George Clinton
    • Vacant
    • Elbridge Gerry
    • Vacant
  • James Monroe 1817
    • Democratic-Republican
    • Daniel D. Tompkins
  • John Quincy Adams 1825
    • Democratic-Republican
    • John C. Calhoun
  • Andrew Jackson 1829
    • Democratic
    • John C. Calhoun
    • Vacant
    • Martin Van Buren
  • Martin Van Buren 1837
    • Democratic
    • Richard Mentor Johnson
  • William Henry Harrison 1841
    • Whig
    • John Tyler
  • John Tyler 1841
    • Whig / No party
    • No vice president
  • James K. Polk 1845
    • Democratic
    • George M. Dallas
  • Zachary Taylor 1849
    • Whig
    • Millard Fillmore
  • Millard Fillmore 1850
    • Whig
    • No vice president
  • Franklin Pierce 1853
    • Democratic
    • William R. King
  • James Buchanan 1857
    • Democratic
    • John C. Breckinridge
  • Abraham Lincoln 1861
    • Republican / Republican National Union
    • Hannibal Hamlin
    • Andrew Johnson
  • Ulysses S. Grant 1869
    • Schuyler Colfax
    • Henry Wilson
    • Vacant
  • Rutherford B. Hayes 1877
    • Republican
    • William A. Wheeler
  • James A. Garfield 1881
    • Republican
    • Chester A. Arthur
  • Chester A. Arthur
    • Republican
    • Vacant
  • Grover Cleaveland 1885
    • Democratic
    • Thomas A. Hendricks
    • Vacant
  • Benjamin Harrison 1889
    • Republican
    • Levi P. Morton
  • Grover Cleaveland 1893
    • Democratic
    • Adlai Stevenson I
  • William McKinley 1897
    • Republican
    • Garret Hobart
    • Vacant
    • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Theodore Roosevelt 1901
    • Republican
    • Vacant
    • Charles W. Fairbanks
  • William Howard Taft 1909
    • Republican
    • James S. Sherman
    • Vacant
  • Woodrow Wilson 1913
    • Democratic
    • Thomas R. Marshall
  • Warren G. Harding 1921
    • Republican
    • Calvin Coolidge
    • Vacant
    • Charles G. Dawes
  • Calvin Coolidge
  • Herbert Hoover 1929
    • Republican
    • Charles Curtis
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    • Democratic
    • John Nance Garner
    • Henry A. Wallace
    • Harry S. Truman
  • Harry S. Truman 1945
    • Democratic
    • Vacant
    • Alben W. Barkley
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower 1953
    • Republican
    • Richard Nixon
  • John F. Kennedy 1961
    • Democratic
    • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Lyndon B. Johnson 1963
    • Democratic
    • Vacant
    • Hubert Humphrey
  • Richard Nixon 1969
    • Republican
    • Spiro Agnew
    • Vacant
    • Gerald Ford
  • Gerald Ford 1974
    • Republican
    • Vacant
    • Nelson Rockefeller
  • Jimmy Carter 1977
    • Democratic
    • Walter Mondale
  • Ronald Reagan 1981
    • Republican
    • George H. W. Bush
  • George H. W. Bush 1989
    • Republican
    • Dan Quayle
  • Bill Clinton 1993
    • Democratic
    • Al Gore
  • George W. Bush 2001
    • Republican
    • Dick Cheney
  • Barack Obama 2009
    • Democratic
    • Joe Biden

Memory Challenge

Memorize the 44 US Presidents with Dates in Office

Personal tools