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The United States has had many Presidents since the country was formed. Learn about the current President and a few of them that have had a tremendous impact in the United States what it is today.

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George Washington

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President George Washington

George Washington was the first President of the United States of America. He was the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army. We celebrate his birthday on February 22 with a holiday.

 

 

Abraham Lincoln

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President Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth President of the United States. He was President from 1861-1865. He issued the Emancipation Proclamation that freed the slaves. He was assassinated (killed) in 1865. We celebrate his birthday on February 12 with a holiday.

 

Bill Clinton

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President Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton is the 42nd President of the United States. He is known for appointing minorities and women to high-level positions. 
He was elected Governor of Arkansas for five terms. 
During his term, the federal budget was balanced.

 

George W. Bush

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President George W. Bush
 
George W. Bush was the 43rd President of the United States. He was the first Texas governor to be elected to two four-year terms.
 
He and his father, George Herbert Walker Bush, are the second father and son both to serve as President, after John Adams and John Quincy Adams.
 

 

Barack Obama

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President Barack Obama
 
Barack Obama is the current President of the United States. He was elected the 44th President of the United States on November 4, 2008, and sworn in on January 20, 2009.
 
He is the first African-American to be elected as President of the United States.
 
 
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