Term Score President Took Office Party US Flag Year Event
1   1 George Washington
(1732–1799)
30 Apr 1789 no party 1777 Flag US 13 Ver 2.bmp
 
1789 US Election Year
1790  
1791 Amendment 1 No Established Religion
1792 French First Republic (1792–1804)
2     1793  
  1794 Metric Pioneer Antoine Lavoisier (1743–1794) executed by guillotine
1795 Flag US 15 Vermont Kentucky.bmp
 
1795 Metric System Given Legal Basis during French Revolutionary
1796 US Election Year
3 1 2 John Adams
(1735–1826)
4 Mar 1797 1 Federalist 1797  
1798  
  1799  
  1800 Federal Capital moved from Philadelphia
4 1 3 Thomas Jefferson
(1743–1826)
4 Mar 1801 1 Democratic-Republican   1801  
  1802  
  1803 Louisiana Purchase
  1804 Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
5 2   1805  
  1806  
  1807  
  1808 US Election Year
6 3 4 James Madison
(1751–1836)
4 Mar 1809 2 Democratic-Republican   1809  
  1810 Frédéric François Chopin Born
  1811  
  1812 War of 1812 US vs British Empire; Napoleon Invades Russia
7 4   1813  
  1814  
  1815 Napoleon Battle of Waterloo, British Confine Napoleon on Saint Helena
  1816 US Election Year
8 5 5 James Monroe
(1758–1831)
4 Mar 1817 3 Democratic-Republican   1817  
  1818  
  1819  
  1820 1 Billion Human Population
9 6   1821 Napoleon Dies under British Confinement on Saint Helena
1777 Flag US 13 Ver 2.bmp
 
1822 24-Star US Flag, 4 July 1822; Freed Slaves from US Begin to Settle in Liberia
1823  
1824 US Election Year
10 7 6 John Quincy Adams
(1767–1848)
4 Mar 1825 4 Democratic-Republican 1777 Flag US 13 Ver 2.bmp
 
1825  
  1826  
  1827 Beethoven Dies; Former Flag of Liberia (1827-1847)
  1828 US Election Year
11 1 7 Andrew Jackson
(1767–1845)
4 Mar 1829 1 Democratic   1829  
  1830  
  1831  
  1832 US Election Year
12 2   1833  
  1834  
  1835  
  1836 US Election Year
13 3 8 Martin Van Buren
(1782–1862)
4 Mar 1837 2 Democratic 1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1837 26-Star US Flag, 4 July 1837
1838  
1839  
  1840 US Election Year
14 1 9 William Henry Harrison 4 Mar 1841 1 Whig   1841  
10 John Tyler
(1790–1862)
4 Apr 1841 2 Whig   1842  
  1843  
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1844 US Election Year
15 4 11 James K. Polk
(1795–1849)
4 Mar 1845 3 Democratic   1845  
  1846 Liberians name capital Monrovia after colonization supporter US Pres. James Monroe [1847]
  1847 Flag of Liberia adopted 26 July 1847; 30-Star US Flag, 4 July 1848
  1848 French Second Republic (1848–1852) First President Prince Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte
16 2 12 Zachary Taylor
(1784–1850)
4 Mar 1849 3 Whig 1849 Frédéric François Chopin Dies
1850  
13 Millard Fillmore
(1800–1874)
9 Jul 1850 4 Whig 1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1851 31-Star US Flag, 4 July 1851
1852 US Election Year
17 5 14 Franklin Pierce
(1804–1869)
4 Mar 1853 4 Democratic 1853  
  1854  
  1855  
  1856 US Election Year
18 6 15 James Buchanan
(1791–1868)
4 Mar 1857 5 Democratic   1857  
  1858  
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1859 33-Star US Flag, 4 July 1859
1860 US Election Year
19 1 16 Abraham Lincoln
(1809–1865)
4 Mar 1861 1 Republican 1861 American Civil War Begins
  1862  
  1863 Emancipation Proclamation
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1864 US Election Year
20 7 17 Andrew Johnson
(1808–1875)
15 Apr 1865 6 Democratic   1865 36-Star US Flag, 4 July 1865
1866 Amendment 13 Abolish Slavery [December 1865]; H. R. 596 Metric Act of 1866
1867 37-Star US Flag, 4 July 1867
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1868 US Election Year
21 2 18 Ulysses S. Grant
(1822–1885)
4 Mar 1869 2 Republican 1869  
1870 Amendment 15 Male Former Slaves Right to Vote
  1871 French Third Republic (1870–1940) Second French President Adolphe Thiers
  1872 US Election Year
22 3   1873 Third French President Patrice de Mac-Mahon, duc de Magenta
  1874  
  1875  
  1876 Telephone Invented
23 4 19 Rutherford B. Hayes
(1822–1893)
4 Mar 1877 3 Republican 1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1877 38-Star US Flag, 4 July 1877
1878  
1879 Fourth French President Jules Grévy
  1880 US Election Year
24 5 20 James A. Garfield 4 Mar 1881 4 Republican   1881  
21 Chester A. Arthur
(1829–1886)
19 Sep 1881 5 Republican   1882  
  1883  
  1884 US Election Year
25 8 22 Grover Cleveland
(1837–1908)
4 Mar 1885 7 Democratic   1885  
  1886  
  1887 Fifth French President Marie François Sadi Carnot
  1888 US Election Year
26 6 23 Benjamin Harrison
(1833–1901)
4 Mar 1889 6 Republican   1889  
  1890  
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1891 44-Star US Flag, 4 July 1891
1892 US Election Year
27 9 24 Grover Cleveland
(1837–1908)
4 Mar 1893 8 Democratic 1893  
  1894 Sixth French President Jean Casimir-Perier
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1895 Seventh French President Félix Faure
  1896 45-Star US Flag, 4 July 1896
28 7 25 William McKinley
(1843–1901)
4 Mar 1897 7 Republican 1897  
1898 Spanish-American War; Puerto Rico Ceded to United States
  1899 Eighth French President Émile Loubet
1900 US Election Year
29 8 1901  
26 Theodore Roosevelt
(1858–1919)
14 Sep 1901 8 Republican   1902  
  1903  
  1904 US Election Year
30 9   1905  
  1906 Ninth French President Armand Fallières
  1907  
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1908 46-Star US Flag, 4 July 1908
31 10 27 William Howard Taft
(1857–1930)
4 Mar 1909 9 Republican 1909  
1910  
  1911  
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1912 48-Star US Flag, 4 July 1912
32 10 28 Woodrow Wilson
(1856–1924)
4 Mar 1913 9 Democratic 1913 French President 10 Raymond Poincaré
1914 World War I Begins
  1915  
  1916 US Election Year
33 11 1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1917 Puerto Ricans Granted United States Citizenship
1918 World War I Ends
1919  
  1920 Amendment 19 Women Right to Vote
34 11 29 Warren G. Harding
(1865–1923)
4 Mar 1921 10 Republican   1921 French President 11 Paul Deschanel and 12 Alexandre Millerand
  1922  
  1923  
30 Calvin Coolidge
(1872–1933)
2 Aug 1923 11 Republican   1924 French President 13 Gaston Doumergue
35 12   1925  
  1926  
  1927  
  1928 US Election Year
36 13 31 Herbert Hoover
(1874–1964)
4 Mar 1929 12 Republican   1929  
  1930 2 Billion Human Population
  1931 French President 14 Paul Doumer
  1932 French President 15 Albert Lebrun
37 12 32 Franklin D. Roosevelt
(1882–1945)
4 Mar 1933 10 Democratic   1933  
  1934  
  1935  
  1936 US Election Year
38 13   1937  
  1938  
  1939 World War II Begins
  1940 French State (1940–1944)
39 14   1941  
  1942  
  1943  
  1944 US Election Year
40 15   1945 World War II Ends
33 Harry S. Truman
(1884–1972)
12 Apr 1945 11 Democratic   1946  
  1947 French Fourth Republic (1947–1958) French President 16 Vincent Auriol
  1948 US Election Year
41 16   1949  
  1950  
  1951  
  1952 US Election Year
42 14 34 Dwight D. Eisenhower
(1890–1969)
20 Jan 1953 13 Republican   1953  
  1954 French President 17 René Coty
  1955  
  1956 Bill Maher born
43 15   1957  
  1958 French Fifth Republic (1958– ) French President 18 Charles de Gaulle
  1959 Soviet Union Luna 2 First Reach to Moon Surface
1837 Flag US 26 Michigan Ver 2.bmp
 
1960 50-Star US Flag, 4 July 1960; 3 Billion Human Population
44 17 35 John F. Kennedy
(1917–1963)
20 Jan 1961 12 Democratic 1961 US President Barack Obama born
1962 Jon Stewart born
  1963  
36 Lyndon B. Johnson
(1908–1973)
22 Nov 1963 13 Democratic   1964 US Election Year
45 18   1965  
  1966  
  1967 Author Sam Harris born
  1968 French President 19 Georges Pompidou [1969]
46 16 37 Richard Nixon
(1913–1994)
20 Jan 1969 14 Republican   1969 Apollo 11 First Manned Moon Landing
  1970  
  1971  
  1972 US Election Year
47 17   1973 French President 20 Valéry Giscard d'Estaing [1974]
  1974 4 Billion Human Population
38 Gerald Ford
(1913–2006)
9 Aug 1974 15 Republican   1975 United States Metric Conversion Act
  1976 US Election Year
48 19 39 Jimmy Carter
(1924– )
20 Jan 1977 14 Democratic   1977  
  1978  
  1979  
  1980 US Election Year
49 18 40 Ronald Reagan
(1911–2004)
20 Jan 1981 16 Republican   1981 French President 21 François Mitterrand (Socialist Party)
  1982  
  1983  
  1984 US Election Year
50 19   1985  
  1986  
  1987  
  1988 5 Billion Human Population
51 20 41 George H. W. Bush
(1924– )
20 Jan 1989 17 Republican   1989  
  1990  
  1991  
  1992 US Election Year
52 20 42 Bill Clinton
(1946– )
20 Jan 1993 15 Democratic   1993  
  1994  
  1995 French President 22 Jacques Chirac
  1996 US Election Year
53 21   1997  
  1998  
  1999  
  2000 6 Billion Human Population
54 21 43 George W. Bush
(1946– )
20 Jan 2001 18 Republican   2001 Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage in Netherlands
  2002  
  2003 Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage in Belgium
  2004 Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage in Massachusetts
55 22   2005 Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage in Canada and Spain
  2006 Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage in South Africa
  2007 French President 23 Nicolas Sarkozy
  2008 First African-American is Elected US President / Same-Sex Marriage in Connecticut
56 22 44 Barack Obama
(1961– )
20 Jan 2009 16 Democratic   2009 Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage in Iowa, Vermont and District of Columbia
  2010 ObamaCare / Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage in New Hampshire
  2011 7 Billion Human Population / Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage in New York
  2012 French President 24 François Hollande (Socialist Party)
57 23   2013  
  2014  
  2015  
  2016 US Election Year
58 24 45     17 Democratic   2017  
  2018  
  2019  
  2020 US Election Year
59 25 46     18 Democratic   2021  
  2022  
  2023  
  2024 US Election Year
60 26 47     19 Democratic   2025  
  2026  
  2027 8 Billion Human Population (United States Census Bureau Estimate)
  2028 US Election Year