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Ritter97 April 4th, 2016 3:32am

Who was the better president? (Eliminated: Rutherford B. Hayes) See matchup information in the comments!

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AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
04/04/16 4:20 am

Grant should be in the bottom ten. How did this happen?

AmericanWolf For the Benefit of All
04/04/16 4:21 am

Or wait, never mind. Disregard what I said.

Your other poll wasn't loading, so I thought this was the final matchup.

Ritter97 St. Louis, MO
04/04/16 5:13 am

I took a little longer to post the next poll so I could put this information in. Sorry for the confusion

suppressedID destiny is right now
04/04/16 8:13 am

But he shouldn't be getting this % of the vote. The guy almost drank the country away and lost the peace.

SpecialJ Illinois
04/03/16 11:52 pm

Grant was a shit President. Good man, but he just wasn't President material. Like Jimmy Carter.

goldz oh this world
04/03/16 8:41 pm

Grant was an incredible person and an okay president. Roosevelt was an okay person and an incredible president.

Hardincz Hardin Co, Ohio
04/03/16 8:52 pm

Saying that Grant's presidency was okay is pushing it... His administration was incredibly corrupt

goldz oh this world
04/03/16 8:55 pm

True. But I'm biased towards him having read half of his 1000 page autobiography.

Ritter97 St. Louis, MO
04/03/16 8:33 pm

Terms served:

Grant: 2
Roosevelt: 4

Years in office:

Grant: 1869-1877
Roosevelt: 1933-1945


Grant: Republican
Roosevelt: Democratic

Vice Presidents:

Grant: Shuyler Colfax, Henry Wilson
Roosevelt: John Nance Garner, Henry A. Wallace, Harry S. Truman

Greatest accomplishments (arguably):

Grant: Fought for the rights of African Americans by enforcing civil rights and encouraging the passage of the 15th amendment
Roosevelt: Decreased unemployment rate from 25% to 2% over his tenure

Greatest failures (arguably):

Grant: Presided over the Panic of 1873, a deep recession for the economy
Roosevelt: Attempted to "pack" the Supreme Court in his second term by trying to pass a law allowing the president to nominate six justices, was seen by many as a presidential power grab

MediaBlackout Life, Liberty, Property.
04/03/16 8:44 pm

Why don't you mention Japanese internment? That was a pretty big negative on FDR

Ritter97 St. Louis, MO
04/03/16 10:36 pm

I try to keep it limited to one thing. If (when) he moves on I might switch it to that to mix things up.