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The Preses o the Unitit States o Americae (POTUS)[7] is the heid o state an heid o govrenment o the Unitit States. The preses leads the executive branch o the federal govrenment an is the commander-in-chief o the Unitit States Airmed Forces. The person in this poseetion is the leader o the kintra which haes the lairgest economy an the lairgest militar, wi command authority ower the lairgest active nuclear arsenal. The preses is frequently describit as the maist pouerfu person in the warld.[8][9][10][11][12]

Preses o the
Unitit States o Americae
Seal of the President of the United States.svg
Flag of the President of the United States.svg
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Incumbent
Donald Trump

since Januar 20, 2017 (2017-01-20)
Executive branch o the U.S. Govrenment
Executive Office o the Preses
Style Mr. Preses
(Informal)[1][2]
The Honorable
(Formal)[3]
His Excellency[4][5][6]
(diplomatic, ootside the U.S.)
Member o Cabinet
Domestic Policy Cooncil
Naitional Economic Cooncil
Naitional Security Cooncil
Residence The White Hoose
Seat Washington, D.C.
Appynter Electoral College
Term length Fower years
renewable ance
Constitutin instrument Unitit States Constitution
Furmation March 4, 1789
First haulder George Washington
Aprile 30, 1789
Salary $400,000 annually (2001-)
Wabsteid The White Hoose

Leet o Presses o the Unitit StatesEedit

# Name Took Office Left Office Party Vice President(s)
1   George Washington 1789 1797 Nae party John Adams
2   John Adams 1797 1801 Federalist Thomas Jefferson
3   Thomas Jefferson 1801 1809 Democratic-Republican Aaron Burr an George Clinton[n 1]
4   James Madison 1809 1817 Democratic-Republican Elbridge Gerry[n 1]
5   James Monroe 1817 1825 Democratic-Republican Daniel D. Tompkins
6   John Quincy Adams 1825 1829 Democratic-Republican John C. Calhoun
7   Andrew Jackson 1829 1837 Democratic John C. Calhoun[n 2] an Martin Van Buren
8   Martin Van Buren 1837 1841 Democratic Richard Mentor Johnson
9   William Henry Harrison[n 3] 1841 1841 Whig John Tyler
10   John Tyler 1841 1845 Whig[n 4] none
11   James K. Polk 1845 1849 Democratic George M. Dallas
12   Zachary Taylor[n 3] 1849[n 5] 1850 Whig Millard Fillmore
13   Millard Fillmore 1850 1853 Whig none
14   Franklin Pierce 1853 1857 Democratic William R. King[n 6]
15   James Buchanan 1857 1861 Democratic John C. Breckinridge
16   Abraham Lincoln[n 7] 1861 1865 Republican Hannibal Hamlin an Andrew Johnson
17  Andrew Johnson 1865 1869 Democratic[n 8] none
18   Ulysses S. Grant 1869 1877 Republican Schuyler Colfax an Henry Wilson[n 6]
19   Rutherford B. Hayes 1877 1881 Republican William A. Wheeler
20   James Garfield[n 7] 1881 1881 Republican Chester A. Arthur
21   Chester A. Arthur 1881 1885 Republican none
22   Grover Cleveland 1885 1889 Democratic Thomas A. Hendricks[n 6]
23   Benjamin Harrison 1889 1893 Republican Levi P. Morton
24   Grover Cleveland 1893 1897 Democratic Adlai E. Stevenson
25   William McKinley[n 7] 1897 1901 Republican Garret A. Hobart[n 6] then Theodore Roosevelt
26   Theodore Roosevelt 1901 1909 Republican None then Charles W. Fairbanks
27   William Howard Taft 1909 1913 Republican James S. Sherman[n 6]
28   Woodrow Wilson 1913 1921 Democratic Thomas R. Marshall
29   Warren G. Harding[n 3] 1921 1923 Republican Calvin Coolidge
30   Calvin Coolidge 1923 1929 Republican None then Charles G. Dawes
31   Herbert Hoover 1929 1933 Republican Charles Curtis
32   Franklin D. Roosevelt[n 3] 1933 1945 Democratic John Nance Garner an Henry A. Wallace an Harry S. Truman
33   Harry S. Truman 1945 1953 Democratic None then Alben W. Barkley
34   Dwight D. Eisenhower 1953 1961 Republican Richard Nixon
35   John F. Kennedy[n 7] 1961 1963 Democratic Lyndon B. Johnson
36   Lyndon B. Johnson 1963 1969 Democratic None then Hubert H. Humphrey
37   Richard Nixon[n 9] 1969 1974 Republican Spiro Agnew[n 2] then None then Gerald Ford
38   Gerald Ford 1974 1977 Republican None then Nelson Rockefeller
39   Jimmy Carter 1977 1981 Democratic Walter F. Mondale
40   Ronald Reagan 1981 1989 Republican George H. W. Bush
41   George H. W. Bush 1989 1993 Republican James Danforth Quayle III
42   Bill Clinton 1993 2001 Democratic Albert A. Gore, Jr.
43   George W. Bush 2001 2009 Republican Richard B. Cheney
44   Barack Obama 2009 2017 Democratic Joseph R. Biden
45   Donald Trump 2017 Incumbent Republican Mike Pence

NotesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Died while Vice President.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Resigned as Vice President.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Died of natural causes.
  4. Democrat on Whig ticket.
  5. Was not sworn into office on the day he was expected to be.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Died while Vice President, not replaced.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Assassinated.
  8. Democrat who ran on Union ticket with Republican Lincoln.
  9. Resigned.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "How To Address The President; He Is Not Your Excellency Or Your Honor, But Mr. President". The New York Times. August 2, 1891. 
  2. "USGS Correspondence Handbook - Chapter 4". Usgs.gov. 2007-07-18. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  3. "Models of Address and Salutation". Ita.doc.gov. Retrieved September 4, 2010. 
  4. HEADS OF STATE, HEADS OF GOVERNMENT, MINISTERS FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, Protocol and Liaison Service, United Nations. Retrieved on November 1, 2012.
  5. The White House Office of the Press Secretary (September 1, 2010). "Remarks by President Obama, President Mubarak, His Majesty King Abdullah, Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas Before Working Dinner". WhiteHouse.gov. Retrieved July 19, 2011. 
  6. "Exchange of Letters". Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations. September 1978. Retrieved July 19, 2011. 
  7. Safire, William, "On language: POTUS and FLOTUS," New York Times, October 12, 1997. Retrieved January 8, 2012.
  8. Noer, Michael; Perlroth, Nicole (November 11, 2009). "The World's Most Powerful People". Forbes. Retrieved September 4, 2010. 
  9. "The Most Powerful Man in the World is a Black Man – The Los Angeles Sentinel". Lasentinel.net. Retrieved September 4, 2010. 
  10. "Who should be the world's most powerful person?". The Guardian. London. January 3, 2008. 
  11. Jon Meacham (December 20, 2008). "Meacham: The History of Power". Newsweek. Retrieved September 4, 2010. 
  12. Fareed Zakaria (December 20, 2008). "The NEWSWEEK 50: Barack Obama". Newsweek. Retrieved September 4, 2010.