Analysis of 20th Century U.S. Presidents
in the 1902 Coal
began the Progressive Era
|Spanish American War was not a Moral High Ground|
|Taft||Expanded TR's Antitrust Activities||Unintended Consequences of Expanding Dollar Diplomacy|
|Advanced Progressive Agenda||Failed League of Nations Policy|
|Harding||Strong Economy||Emergency Quota Act because of Red Scare # 1|
|Coolidge||Restored Confidence after Harding's Scandals||Mishandled Great Mississippi Flood|
|Hoover||Economic Policies Helped Negate Depression||Conservative Domestic Economic Policies|
|FDR||Redirected Government With First 100 Days||Handling of the Holocaust|
|Truman||Recognized Israel Quickly||
expanded by allowing
General McCarthy to advance beyond the 35th parallel.
Helped Britain Control Iranian Oil
by overthrowing Iran's democratically elected Government.
|JFK||Cuban Missile Crisis Managed Well||
Mismanaged Bay of Pigs
initiated by the Eisenhower Administration.
|LBJ||Great Society Medicare, Medicaid, Civil Rights||
Questionable Gulf of Tonkin Incident
was used to expanded Vietnam War.
|Nixon||Prolonged Vietnam War for political gain|
|Ford||Pardoned Nixon to end Watergate|
|Carter||Camp David Accords fostered Middle East peace.|
|Reagan||Accelerated the End of the Cold War||Ignored Congress With Iran Contra Arms Sale|
|Bush 1||Successfully Managed Gulf War||Continued U.S. Policy of Bailing Out Banks|
|Clinton||1993 Budget Act created surplus||Clinton's Health Care Plan Failed|
|Bush 2||Medicare Part D||Expanded Government Debt for Two Wars, added to Unfunded Safety Net While Cutting Taxes|
|Obama||Obamacare||Failure to Pass TPP|
Too Much Political Noisy.
Bush Family Business Oil Dynasty