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The list of Presidents in the U.S. and some interesting data on the 2020 elections - Statistics and Data

The list of Presidents in the U.S. and some interesting data on the 2020 elections

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3, 2020, the Presidential elections will be held in the U.S.. Challenging for the 59th election (excluding indirect elections) will be Donald Trump, outgoing President, and Joe Biden. The elections are certainly going to be very popular. The result, although the polls show the challenger Biden ahead, are not certain. Also because of the surprise of 2016 – when Trump defeated Hilary Clinton – everything still seems to be in play. But who were the Presidents in the history of the USA? Let’s see together in this new insights.

U.S. Presidents’ Timeline from 1789 until today

Which are the Presidents of the U.S. from 1789 until today? In this video you can see all the Presidents of the United States. A list that goes from the first President George Washington, one of the “founding” fathers of the Fatherland to Barak Obama. The latter, the first African-American president of the United States, was replaced in 2016 by Donald Trump.

NamePartyDescriptionPresidency
#1 George WashingtonUnaffiliatedGeorge Washington is a well-known historical figure and was the first president of the United States of America after leading the Continental army in a victory for independence.(1789-97)
#2 John AdamsFederalistJohn Adams served as the vice president to George Washington before going on to become the second president of the United States of America.(1797-1801)
#3 Thomas JeffersonDemocratic-RepublicanThomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States of America and was responsible for the purchase of Louisiana and American Western Expansion. He served as president for two terms(1801-09)
#4 James MadisonDemocratic-RepublicanJames Madison was the fourth president of the United States of America. He is often touted as the father of the Constitution.(1809-17)
#5 James MonroeDemocratic-RepublicanJames Monroe was an American statesman, lawyer, diplomat and Founding Father who served as the fifth president of the United States(1817-25)
#6 John Quincy AdamsDemocratic-RepublicanJohn Quincy Adams was the son of John Adams who served as Washington’s vice president and as President. He was the sixth president of the United States.(1825-29)
#7 Andrew JacksonDemocraticHe was known as Old Hickory for his strength of character. Despite modern criticisms over his handling of the North American Indians and his pro-slavery stance, he is otherwise regarded as a great defender of democracy(1829-37)
#8 Martin Van BurenDemocraticMartin Van Buren was an American statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States from 1837 to 1841. He was the first president born speaking a language other than English (Dutch).(1837-41)
#9 William Henry HarrisonWhigWilliam Henry Harrison was an American military officer and politician who served as the ninth president of the United States in 1841. He died of typhoid, pneumonia or paratyphoid fever 31 days into his term.(1841-1841)
#10 John TylerWhigJohn Tyler was the tenth president of the United States from 1841 to 1845 after briefly serving as the tenth vice president in 1841
#11 James K PolkDemocraticJames Knox Polk was the 11th president of the United States, serving from 1845 to 1849. He previously was Speaker of the House of Representatives (1835–1839) and governor of Tennessee (1839–1841)(1845-49)
#12 Zachary TaylorWhigZachary Taylor was the 12th president of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Taylor previously was a career officer in the United States Army, rose to the rank of major general and became a national hero as a result of his victories(1849-50)
#13 Millard Fillmore WhigMillard Fillmore was the 13th president of the United States (1850–1853), and the last to be a member of the Whig Party while in the White House. A former U.S. representative from New York, Fillmore was elected the nation's 12th vice president in 1848(1850-53)
#14 Franklin PierceDemocraticFranklin Pierce was the 14th president of the United States (1853–1857), a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation.(1853-57)
#15 James BuchananDemocraticJames Buchanan Jr. served as the 15th president of the United States from 1857 to 1861, serving directly prior to the American Civil War. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as Secretary of State and in both houses of the U.S.(1857-61)
#16 Abraham LincolnRepublicanAbraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War(1861-65)
#17 Andrew JohnsonDemocraticAndrew Johnson was the 17th president of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson assumed the presidency as he was vice president of the United States at the time of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.(1865-69)
#18 Ulysses S GrantRepublicanUlysses S. Grant was an American soldier and politician who served as the 18th president of the United States from 1869 to 1877. Before his presidency, Grant led the Union Army in winning the American Civil War(1869-77)
#19 Rutherford B HayesRepublicanRutherford Birchard Hayes was the 19th president of the United States from 1877 to 1881, having served in the United States House of Representatives and as governor of Ohio. Hayes, a lawyer and staunch abolitionist, defended refugee slaves in court(1877-1881)
#20 James A GarfieldRepublicanJames Abram Garfield was the 20th president of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881 until his death by assassination six and a half months later. He was the first sitting member of the United States House of Representatives(1881-1881)
#21 Chester A ArthurRepublicanChester Alan Arthur was an American attorney and politician who served as the 21st president of the United States from 1881 to 1885. He previously was the 20th vice president of the United States, and he succeeded to the presidency upon the death of President James A (1881-85)
#22 Grover ClevelandDemocraticStephen Grover Cleveland was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office. He won the popular vote for three presidential elections(1885-89)
#23 Benjamin HarrisonRepublicanBenjamin Harrison was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 23rd president of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was a grandson of the ninth president, William Henry Harrison, creating the only grandfather–grandson duo to have held the office.(1889-93)
#24 Grover ClevelandDemocraticStephen Grover Cleveland was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office. He won the popular vote for three presidential elections(1893-97)
#25 William McKinleyRepublicanWilliam McKinley was the 25th president of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897, until his assassination six months into his second term. During his presidency, McKinley led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War, raised protective tariffs to promote American(1897-1901)
#26 Theodore RooseveltRepublicanTheodore Roosevelt Jr. was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He served as the 25th vice president from March to September 1901 and as the 33rd governor of New York(1901-09)
#27 William Howard TaftRepublicanWilliam Howard Taft was the 27th president of the United States (1909–1913) and the tenth chief justice of the United States (1921–1930), the only person to have held both offices. Taft was elected president in 1908, the chosen successor of Theodore Roosevelt(1909-13)
#28 Woodrow WilsonDemocraticThomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician, lawyer, and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University and as the 34th governor of New Jersey(1913-21)
#29 Warren G HardingRepublicanWarren Gamaliel Harding was the 29th president of the United States from 1921 until his death in 1923. A member of the Republican Party, he was one of the most popular U.S. presidents to that point.(1921-23)
#30 Calvin CoolidgeRepublicanCalvin Coolidge was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 30th president of the United States from 1923 to 1929. A Republican lawyer from New England, born in Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics(1923-29)
#31 Herbert HooverRepublicanHerbert Clark Hoover was an American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st president of the United States from 1929 to 1933. A member of the Republican Party, he held office during the onset of the Great Depression. Prior to serving as president,(1929-33)
#32 Franklin D RooseveltDemocraticFranklin Delano Roosevelt, often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American politician who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. A member of the Democratic Party, he won a record four presidential elections (1933-45)
#33 Harry S TrumanDemocraticHarry S. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States from 1945 to 1953, succeeding upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt after serving as vice president. He implemented the Marshall Plan to rebuild the economy of Western Europe, and established the Truman Doctrin(1945-53)
#34 Dwight D EisenhowerRepublicanDwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 to 1961. During World War II, he was a five-star general in the Army and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force(1953-61)
#35 John F KennedyDemocraticJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy, often referred to by the initials JFK and Jack, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War(1961-63)
#36 Lyndon B JohnsonDemocraticLyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to by the initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th president of the United States from 1963 to 1969. Formerly the 37th vice president from 1961 to 1963,(1963-69)
#37 Richard NixonRepublicanRichard Milhous Nixon was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974. The nation's 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961, he came to national prominence as a representative and senator from California. (1969-74)
#38 Gerald FordRepublicanGerald Rudolph Ford Jr. was an American politician who served as the 38th president of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977. Before his accession to the presidency, Ford served as the 40th vice president of the United States1974-77)
#39 Jimmy CarterDemocraticJames Earl Carter Jr. is an American politician and philanthropist who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as a Georgia State Senator from 1963 to 1967 and as the 76th governor(1977-81)
#40 Ronald ReaganRepublicanRonald Wilson Reagan was an American politician who served as the 40th president of the United States from 1981 to 1989 and became a highly influential voice of modern conservatism. Prior to his presidency, he was a Hollywood actor and union leader before serving(1981-89)
#41 George H W BushRepublicanGeorge Herbert Walker Bush was an American politician and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. He is usually called George H. W. Bush, Bush Senior, or Bush 41, to distinguish him from his eldest son, George W. Bush(1989-93)
#42 Bill ClintonDemocraticWilliam Jefferson Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Prior to his presidency, he served as governor of Arkansas and as attorney general of Arkansas (1977–1979). (1993-2001)
#43 George W BushRepublicanGeorge Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He had previously served as the 46th governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. (2001-09)
#44 Barack ObamaDemocraticBarack Hussein Obama II is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American president of the United States.(2009-16)
#45 Donald TrumpRepublicanDonald John Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality.(2016- Present)
#46 Who's it gonna be?Democratic or Republican?2020-2024?

The turnout at the elections

In these last weeks of the election campaign there is talk of a very high turnout at the next elections. The elections that have had the highest turnout in the last 20 years are those of 2008. With the motto “Yes We Can” President Obama won the majority. In 2016 the turnout was high with 55.5%. It will be interesting to see what the turnout in 2020 will be. Compared to 2016, the population that can vote has grown by 5 million. From about 250 million in 2016, it has risen to 255,200,373. Another interesting detail: the most attended elections after World War II were those of 1960. In that year, more than 62.8% of those eligible voted.

The 2016 elections

According to the latest surveys (here a very good link: https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/2020_elections_electoral_college_map.html) Biden has a national lead of about 7 points on Trump. In fact the Democratic candidate is given at 51.0% and Trump at 44.1%. As we have learned, however, the figure on a national level counts relatively. The last elections ended with H. Clinton ahead of Trump by 2.1% nationwide. But the better distribution in the different states allowed Trump to have the vote of 304 large voters against Clinton’s 227.

The unknown of Covid-19

Compared to the classic elections these are certainly in these we are talking about a new theme. The Covid-19 has in fact had a strong impact both on the lives of Americans and on the consensus of the Leaders. In this sense, the cases of Covid-19 have developed in all states. In this analysis a few days ago, we showed that out of 100,000 inhabitants, North and South Dakota were affected. For read more: https://statisticsanddata.org/states-in-u-s-with-more-covid-cases-per-100000-people/.

The American economy

In recent months, unemployment rates have risen in all states. Even in territories like Vermont, North and South Dakota, Utah and New Hampshire where the unemployment rate is very low, the rate has risen. Comparing the data between the unemployment rate of September 2020 and September 2019, in fact, all states are on the rise. This will also be an important topic for discussion.

State NameUnemployment rate Sep-2019Unemployment rate Sep-2020Difference from September '19 to September '20
Alabama2.76.63.9
Alaska6.27.21
Arizona4.66.72.1
Arkansas3.67.33.7
California3.9117.1
Colorado2.66.43.8
Connecticut3.77.84.1
Delaware3.98.24.3
District of Columbia5.38.73.4
Florida2.97.64.7
Georgia3.26.43.2
Hawaii2.715.112.4
Idaho2.96.13.2
Illinois3.710.26.5
Indiana3.26.23
Iowa2.84.71.9
Kansas3.15.92.8
Kentucky4.35.61.3
Louisiana5.18.13
Maine2.96.13.2
Maryland3.57.23.7
Massachusetts2.89.66.8
Michigan3.98.54.6
Minnesota3.262.8
Mississippi5.67.11.5
Missouri3.34.91.6
Montana3.55.31.8
Nebraska33.50.5
Nevada3.712.68.9
New Hampshire2.663.4
New Jersey3.66.73.1
New Mexico4.89.44.6
New York3.99.75.8
North Carolina3.77.33.6
North Dakota2.44.42
Ohio4.18.44.3
Oklahoma3.35.32
Oregon3.584.5
Pennsylvania4.68.13.5
Puerto Rico7.98.40.5
Rhode Island3.510.57
South Carolina2.45.12.7
South Dakota3.44.10.7
Tennessee3.36.33
Texas3.58.34.8
Utah2.552.5
Vermont2.44.21.8
Virginia2.76.23.5
Washington4.17.83.7
West Virginia58.63.6
Wisconsin3.45.42
Wyoming3.76.12.4
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