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Can you name the presidents by a fact about themselves?

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

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