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I was known as 'Young Hickory' and 'Napoleon of the Stump'
My efforts to maintain peace between the Northern and the Southern States alienated both sides
I lived for 80 days after I was shot but was unable to govern
I believed the US could easily seize Canada but all our efforts failed
I gained a reputation as a small-government conservative, and as a man who said very little
I was responsible for designing the 'Great Society' legislation during my presidency
I am the only president to have been born in Hawaii
My doctrine forbade European powers to interfere in the newly independent nations of the Americas
I became the first supreme commander of NATO
I was the last president to hold slaves while in office
Fraud by both parties occured during my race with Samuel Tilden for the presidency
I am the only president to have received 100 percent of the electoral votes
The Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet Union dissolved during my presidency
I was assassinated by Leon Frank Czolgosz
I often resorted to using my veto powers, most well-known being that of the Texas Seed Bill
I was the principal author of the United States Declaration of Independence
Would you have bought a used car off of me?
Congress passed an act banning slavery on all federal territory during my presidency
I authorised the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The XYZ Affair and Quasi-war with France occured during my ministery
The Senate turned down my plea that the US join the League of Nations
Scandals and corruption, including the Teapot Dome scandal pervaded my administration
I was the only president who was never elected President nor Vice-President by the Electoral College
I am the only President to also have been Chief Justice of the United States
I announced the War on Terror which included war in Afghanistan and Iraq
I presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history
I opposed my party's platform and most of my Whig cabinet resigned dubbing me 'His Accidency'
I am the only Catholic to serve as president
I pursued the Camp David Accords and the second round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT II)
I was the last member of the Whig Party to hold the office of president
My presidency was overshadowed by allegations that I'd made a corrupt bargain with Henry Clay
I caught a cold and died nine days later of pneumonia and pleurisy
The Ostend Manifesto and the Kansas-Nebraska Act occured during my presidency
John Hinckley tried to assassinate me
I defeated the British at the Battle of New Orleans
I was impeached and charged with violating the Tenure of Office Act
My presidency was dogged by scandals caused by many corrupt appointees and personal associates
The Pendleton Civil Service Reform Act was the centerpiece of my administration
I led the United States during a time of worldwide economic crisis and world war
My family was Dutch and I was the first president to be born an American citizen
The Battle of Wounded Knee with the Sioux occured during my presidency
I was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived Progressive 'Bull Moose' Party
The Wall Street Crash occured soon after I took office

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