# In Honor of Our Presidents

 Name_____________________________ [A REMINDER: TO CALCULATE % YOU NEED TO MAKE A FRACTION. USE YOUR CALCULATOR AND EITHER USE THE F/D KEY OR DIVIDE THE NUMERATOR INTO THE DENOMINATOR. THEN MOVE THE DECIMAL POINT 2 PLACES TO THE RIGHT. RATIO MUST BE IN THE CORRECT ORDER.] RATIO What is the ratio of presidents that were in office 4 years to presidents that were in office 8 years? What is the %? What is the ratio of left handed presidents to bearded presidents? What is the %? How many presidents have we had so far? How many were in the 18th century? The 19th century? The 20th century? Make a ratio of 19th to 20th century presidents. Make a ratio of president's 70 inches tall or more to presidents under 70 inches tall. How much taller was the tallest president than the shortest president? What is the ratio of Democratic Presidents to Republican Presidents? What is the %? JUST THE FACTS How many presidents got more than 50% of the popular vote? What is the range of the share of popular votes? What is the mode? What is the mean? What is the median? What could be the ways that people became presidents other than by being elected? How many presidents were vice presidents first? Make a histogram of presidential heights. Use the following intervals: 5'4"-5'6" | 5'7"-5'9" | 5'9 1/2"-5'11 1/2" | 6'-6'2" | over 6'2"

Presidents in Order

 Dates Presidents Vice Presidents 1789-1797 George Washington John Adams 1797-1801 John Adams Thomas Jefferson 1801-1809 Thomas Jefferson Aaron Burr, George Clinton 1809-1817 James Madison George Clinton, Elbridge Gerry 1817-1825 James Monroe Daniel D. Tomkins 1825-1829 John Quincy Adams John C. Calhoun 1829-1837 Andrew Jackson John C. Calhoun, Martin Van Buren 1837-1841 Martin Van Buren Richard M. Johnson 1841 William Henry Harrison John Tyler 1841-1845 John Tyler None 1845-1849 James Polk George M. Dallas 1849-1850 Zachary Taylor Millard Fillmore 1850-1853 Millard Fillmore None 1853-1857 Franklin Pierce William R. King 1857-1861 James Buchanan John C. Breckinridge 1861-1865 Abraham Lincoln Hannibal Hamlin, Andrew Johnson 1865-1869 Andrew Johnson None 1869-1877 Ulysses S. Grant Schuyler Colfax, Henry Wilson 1877-1881 Rutherford B. Hayes William A. Wheeler 1881 James Abram Garfield Chester A. Arthur 1881-1885 Chester Alan Arthur None 1885-1889 Stephen Grover Cleveland Thomas Hendricks 1889-1893 Benjamin Harrison Levi P. Morton 1893-1897 Grover Cleveland Adlai E. Stevenson 1897-1901 William McKinley Garret A. Hobart, Theodore Roosevelt 1901-1909 Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt Charles W. Fairbanks 1909-1913 William Howard Taft James S. Sherman 1913-1921 Thomas Woodrow Wilson Thomas R. Marshall 1921-1923 Warren Gamaliel Harding Calvin Coolidge 1923-1929 John Calvin Coolidge Charles G. Dawes 1929-1933 Herbert Clark Hoover Charles Curtis 1933-1945 Franklin Delano Roosevelt John Garner, Henry Wallace, Harry Truman 1945-1953 Harry S. Truman Alben W. Barkley 1953-1961 Dwight David Eisenhower Richard Nixon 1961-1963 John F. Kennedy Lyndon B. Johnson 1963-1969 Lyndon Baines Johnson Hubert Humphrey 1969-1974 Richard Milhous Nixon Spiro T. Agnew, Gerald Ford 1974-1977 Gerald Rudolph Ford Nelson Rockefeller 1977-1981 James Earl Carter Walter Mondale 1981-1989 Ronald Wilson Reagan George Bush 1989-1993 George Herbert Walker Bush Dan Quayle 1993- William Jefferson Clinton Al Gore

 Presidents who were Bearded Presidents who were Left-Handed James Garfield George Bush Ulysses S. Grant Bill Clinton Benjamin Harrison Gerald Ford Rutherford B. Hayes James Garfield Abraham Lincoln Harry Truman Ronald Reagan

 Percentage Presidents by share of Popular Vote 61.4 Lyndon B. Johnson 60.7 Richard Nixon, 1972 60.5 Warren B. Harding 60.2 Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936 58.8 Ronald Reagan, 1984 58.0 Herbert Hoover 57.4 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1956 57.3 Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932 56.0 Andrew Jackson, 1828 55.6 Ulysses S. Grant, 1872 55.1 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1952 55.0 Abraham Lincoln, 1864 54.7 Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1940 54.2 Calvin Coolidge 54.2 Andrew Jackson, 1832 53.4 George Bush 53.3 Franklin D. Rooselvelt, 1944 52.9 William H. Harrison 52.7 Ulysses S. Grant, 1868 51.6 William H. Taft 51.0 William McKinley, 1896 50.8 Jimmy Carter 50.8 Franklin Pierce 50.8 Ronald Reagan, 1980 50.8 Martin Van Buren 49.7 John F. Kennedy 49.5 James Polk 49.4 Harry S. Truman 49.3 Bill Clinton, 1996 49.2 Woodrow Wilson, 1916 48.5 Grover Cleveland, 1884 48.4 James Garfield 48.0 Rutherford B. Hayes 47.8 Benjamin Harrison 47.3 Zachary Taylor 46.1 Grover Cleveland, 1892 46.1 Theodore Roosevelt 45.3 James Buchanan 43.4 William McKinley 43.4 Richard Nixon 43.2 Bill Clinton, 1992 41.8 Woodrow Wilson, 1912 39.8 Abraham Lincoln 1860 30.9 John Quincy Adams

Presidents by Party
 Democratic (14) James Buchanan Jimmy Carter Grover Cleveland Bill Clinton Andrew Jackson Andrew Johnson Lyndon B. Johnson John F. Kennedy Franklin Pierce James Polk Franklin D. Roosevelt Harry S. Truman Martin Van. Buren Woodrow Wilson Federalist (2) George Washington John Adams Democratic Republican (4) John Quincy Adams Thomas Jefferson James Madison James Monroe Republican (17) Chester A. Arthur George Bush Calvin Coolidge Dwight D. Eisenhower Gerald R. Ford James A. Garfield Ulysses S. Grant Warren Harding Benjamin Harrison Rutherford B. Hayes Herbert Hoover Abraham Lincoln William McKinley Richard M. Nixon Ronald Reagan Theodore Roosevelt William H. Taft Whig (4) Millard Fillmore William Henry Harrison Zachary Taylor John Tyler

 Feet/Inches Presidents by Height 5' 4" James Madison 5' 6" Benjamin Harrison Martin Van Buren 5' 7" John Quincy Adams John Adams William McKinley 5' 8" Ulysses S. Grant William H. Harrison James Polk Zachary Taylor 5' 8 1/2" Rutherford Hayes 5' 9" Millard Fillmore Harry S. Truman 5' 9 1/2" Jimmy Carter 5' 10" Clavin Coolidge Andrew Johnson Franklin Pierce Theodore Roosevelt 5' 10 1/2" Dwight D. Eisenhower 5' 11" Grover Cleveland Herbert Hoover Woodrow Wilson 5' 11 1/2" Richard Nixon 6' 0" James Buchanan Gerald R. Ford James Garfield Warren Harding John F. Kennedy James Monroe William H. Taft John Tyler 6' 1" Andrew Jackson Ronald Reagan 6' 2" Chester Arthur George Bush Franklin D. Roosevelt George Washington 6' 2 1/2" Bill Clinton Thomas Jefferson 6' 3" Lyndon B. Johnson 6' 4" Abraham Lincoln

For links to biographies and portraits of the presidents, visit The Presidents of the United States of America.

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