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Ritter97 April 4th, 2016 7:47pm

Who was the better president? (Eliminated: James Buchanan) See matchup information in the comments!

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Ritter97 St. Louis, MO
04/04/16 12:48 pm

Terms served:

Adams: 1
Johnson: 1

Years in office:

Adams: 1797-1901
Johnson: 1865-1869


Adams: Federalist
Johnson: Democratic

Vice Presidents:

Adams: Thomas Jefferson
Johnson: None

Greatest accomplishments (arguably):

Adams: Stayed out of war with France despite turmoil overseas

Johnson: Purchased Alaska from Russia during tenure

Greatest failures (arguably):

Adams: Signed into law the extremely unpopular Alien and Sedition Acts

Johnson: Had a very unpopular Reconstruction policy that led to Confederate Leaders regaining positions of power in the South