1929 - 1933 - Herbet Hoover (Republican)
Took over from Calvin Coolidge - announced America near to ending poverty not long before wall street crash happend. Did little to help Depression - believing in laissez - Faire.
1933 - 1945 - FD Roosevelt (Democrat)
Elected four times, New Deal, involved USA in World War 2 died in office
1945 - 1953 Harry S Truman (Democrat)
Vice president of Roosevelt, tried to get rid of communism, try to rebuild eastern Europe to stop communism growing.
1953 - 1961 Dwight Eisenhower (Republican)
1961 - 1963 John F Kennedy (Democrat)
Youngest President assasinated in 1963 supported civil rights, New Frontier
1963 - 1969 Lyndon B Johnson (Democrat)
Great Society programme for America.
1969 - 1974 Richard Nixion (Republican)
Very anti-communist but endend cold war. Watergate Scandal forced him to resign.
1974 - 1977 Gerals Ford (Republican)
Took over after Nixion's resignation and carried on his policies.
1977 - 1981 James Jimmy Cater
Son of a peanut famer
1981 - 1989 Ronald Regan (Republican)
Former movie star and was very good at manipulating media. Ends Cold war by meeting with Soviet leader Gorbachev
1989 - 1993 George Bush (Republican)
Was Regan's vice president, Gulf War.