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Can you name the presidents by a fact about themselves?

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

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