American Presidents Ranked by Performance, 1789-2012

Editor: Faber
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: McFarland

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7864-6601-6
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 50
Book Status: Available
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This title evaluates each president on his effectiveness in each area and a final analysis is provided for the scores combined. The most overrated and underrated chief executives are identified., with each entry including a biographical and political information, as well as an analysis of their overall behavior and status.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Criteria and Ratings
  • Foreign Relations
  • Domestic Programs
  • Administration and Intergovernmental Relations
  • Leadership and Decision Making
  • Presidential Comportment
  • Overall Assessment
  • Underrated and Overrated Presidents
  • The Presidents
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON
  • JOHN ADAMS
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON
  • JAMES MADISON
  • JAMES MONROE
  • JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
  • ANDREW JACKSON
  • MARTIN VAN BUREN
  • WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON
  • JOHN TYLER
  • JAMES KNOX POLK
  • ZACHARY TAYLOR
  • MILLARD FILLMORE
  • FRANKLIN PIERCE
  • JAMES BUCHANAN
  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN
  • ANDREW JOHNSON
  • ULYSSES SIMPSON GRANT
  • RUTHERFORD B. HAYES
  • JAMES A. GARFIELD
  • CHESTER A. ARTHUR
  • GROVER CLEVELAND
  • BENJAMIN HARRISON
  • WILLIAM McKINLEY
  • THEODORE ROOSEVELT
  • WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
  • WOODROW WILSON
  • WARREN G. HARDING
  • CALVIN COOLIDGE
  • HERBERT HOOVER
  • FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
  • HARRY S TRUMAN
  • DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
  • JOHN F. KENNEDY
  • LYNDON B. JOHNSON
  • RICHARD M. NIXON
  • GERALD R. FORD
  • JIMMY CARTER
  • RONALD REAGAN
  • GEORGE H. W. BUSH
  • BILL CLINTON
  • GEORGE W. BUSH
  • BARACK OBAMA
  • Bibliography
  • Periodicals