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Can you name the presidents by a fact about themselves?

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Creator of the new deal
Crushed the Wilmot Proviso
Created the idea of 'dollar diplomacy'
Developed the Monroe Doctrine as Secretary of State
Was almost assassinated by Osama Bin Laden in the Phillipines and passed the IIRIRA
First Vice President to become President due to death
Was president when the Pendleton Civil Service Act was passed.
Had 14 Points that included the League of Nations
First president to have a telephone in the White House
Only president to resign
Passed the Emancipation Proclamation
Wanted Popular Sovereignty for slavery
The only president who was an actor before being president
Declared war on Mexico over the annexation of Texas
Civil War Hero, who was president during one of the most corrupt times
Fought in the War of 1812, leading his army in the Battle of New Orleans, after the treaty was signed
Handling of the XYZ Afffair and First President to live in Washington
Sworn in by his father when Harding died
Shot in Dallas and youngest president ever to be elected
Returned the Panama Canal Zone to the government of Panama
Dealt with the aftermath of World War I as well as passing Revenue Act
During his presidency, Washington D.C was captured for the first and last time
FactPresident
Known as a trust buster and known for his 'big stick' diplomacy
Ordered the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Cracked down on Roscoe Conkling
The only president to be reelected in non-consecutive terms
The Missouri Compromise was passed while he was president
One on the worst presidents, president during the Great Depression
His presidency caused Bleeding Kansas as well as the threat on Ft. Sumter
Built Fort Necessity before becoming President
Got rid of the Second Bank of the United States.
Founded the University of Virginia and sent Merriweather Lewis and William Clark west.
Signed the Kansas-Nebraska Act
Known for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which was fought by the South a lot
First President to be impeached
Was elected by promising Political Bosses appointments to high posts in the executive branch
Began Operation Desert Storm and the Gulf War
Commander of all US troops in the Atlantic Theater during World War II
President during 9/11 and began the War of Terrorism
Old Tippecanoe
Passed the Sherman Anti-trust Act
Created a program for Return of Vietnam Era Draft Evaders and Military Deserters
First African American President

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