James Madison

The lifespan of James Madison (1751-1636) encompasses the genesis of the United States of America. James Madison was politically active in the push for American Independence, and the ... Continue Reading →
John Adams

John Adams

John Adams was born in 1735 in Quincy, Massachusetts. After finishing his studies from Harvard in 1775, John Adams decided to study law, and in a few years, he was admitted to the bar. ... Continue Reading →
Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

The 26th US president was Theodore Roosevelt and he was famous for being awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906 for his role as negotiator in the Russo-Japanese War. Roosevelt was ... Continue Reading →
Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon endured the most public downfall of any president of the United States. His legacy will be forever tainted by the Watergate scandal. Unfortunately this means that the ... Continue Reading →

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of the United States. Born in Illinois in 1911, he graduated from Eureka College before becoming a radio broadcaster in Iowa and then moving to ... Continue Reading →

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, one of the most important figures in American history, was born in Virginia in 1743 and grew up a brilliant, athletic and hardworking young man. Continue Reading →

Barack Obama

Barack Obama is the 44th and current President of the United States of America. He is the first African-American to hold the office. Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to an ... Continue Reading →
George Washington

Who was George Washington?

Following a modest Virginia childhood, George Washington rose to military prominence during the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. He later was instrumental in the creation ... Continue Reading →
John F. Kennedy

Kennedy & Johnson

American presidents Kennedy & Johnson presided over a tumultuous time in recent American history. The conflict in Vietnam was quickly becoming a war of attrition, and the civil ... Continue Reading →
Harry S. Truman

President Truman

Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States, served from the last days of World War II in 1945 until the early Cold War days of 1953. The Cold War defined much of President ... Continue Reading →