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Ritter97 April 11th, 2016 1:43am

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

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curly
04/10/16 8:27 pm

This is one of the better match ups, usually they're an easy choice.

Ritter97 St. Louis, MO
04/10/16 8:35 pm

As the tourney goes on, they'll get better.

Ritter97 St. Louis, MO
04/10/16 7:29 pm

Correction: This is the "battle for fifth place," so the winner of this round will be entered into the rankings as the fifth greatest president.

Ritter97 St. Louis, MO
04/10/16 6:44 pm

Terms served:

Adams: 1
Roosevelt: 4

Years in Office:

Adams: 1797-1801
Roosevelt: 1933-1945

Parties

Adams: Federalist
Roosevelt: Democratic

Vice Presidents:

Adams: Thomas Jefferson
Roosevelt: John Nance Garner, Henry A. Wallace, Harry S. Truman

Greatest accomplishments (arguably):

Adams: Stayed out of war with France despite turmoil overseas

Roosevelt: Decreased Unemployment rate from 25% to 2% over his tenure

Greatest failures (arguably):

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

Roosevelt: Allowed Japanese internment camps to take place in the US during World War II

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aaronb50
04/10/16 8:31 pm

FDR didn't just allow internment camps; he ordered them.