Presidents by Accomplishment

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Can you name the presidents by their notable accomplishments?

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

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