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Campaign Slogans for All the U.S. Presidents
Straight From the White House Lawn
From Washington to Obama, all 44 presidents have used catchy campaign slogans to convince the American public that they are the right person for the job. Here I've comprised a list of all the winning candidates campaign slogans from Washington to Obama. There is no slant on this article, just facts. Enjoy!
Do you have a favorite president?
#1 George Washington: He had no campaign slogan. He was just that awesome.
#2 John Adams: Didn't have one.
#3 Thomas Jefferson: Didn't believe campaign slogans were "proper"
#4 Jame Madison: None.
#5 James Monroe: None.
#6 John Quincy Adams: None.
#7 Andrew Jackson: None.
#8 Martin Van Buren: None.
#9 William Henry Harrison: "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too"
#10 John Tyler: None.
#11 James K. Polk: "54-40 or Fight"
Cool Presidential Items
#12 Zachary Taylor: "For the President of the People"
#13 Millard Fillmore: None.
#14 Fanklin Pierce: None.
#15 James Buchanan: None.
#16 Abraham Lincoln: "Vote Yourself A Farm. Don't Swap Horses In The Middle Of The Stream"
#17 Andrew Johnson: None.
#18 Ulysses S. Grant: None.
#19 Rutherford B. Hayes: None.
#20 James A. Garfield: None.
#21 Chester A. Arthur: None.
#22 Grover Cleveland: "Blaine, Blaine, James G. Blaine, The Continental Liar from the State of Maine."
#23 Benjamin Harrison: "Rejuvenated Republicanism"
Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms, thus I did not put him on this list twice.
#25 William McKinley: "Patriotism, Protection, And Prosperity. A Full Dinner Pail."
#26 Theodore Roosevelt: None
#27 William Howard Taft: None.
#28 Woodrow Wilson: "He Kept Us Out of War."
#29 Warren G. Harding: "Return to Normalcy. Cox and Cocktails."
#30 Calvin Coolidge: "Keep cool with Coolidge."
#31 Herbert Hoover: "A Chicken in Every Pot and a Car in Every Garage."
#32 Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR): None. Like he really needed one.
#33 Harry S. Truman: None.
#34 Dwight D. Eisenhower: "I Like IKE. Peace and Prosperity"
#35 John F. Kennedy: "Leadership for the '60's."
#36 Lyndon Johnson: "The Stakes Are To High For You To Stay At Home."
#37 Richard M. Nixon: "For the Future. Nixon's the One."
#38 Gerald R. Ford: "He's Making Us Proud Again."
#39 Jimmy Carter: "Not just peanuts. A leader, for a change."
#40 Ronald Reagan: "Are You Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago? It's Morning Again In America."
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#41 George H. W. Bush: "Kinder, Gentler Nation." Known for saying: "Read My Lips, No New Taxes."
#42 William (Bill) J. Clinton: "Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow. Putting People First. Building a Bridge to the 21st Century.
#43 George W. Bush: "Compassionate Conservatism. Leave No Child Behind. Real Plans For Real People. Reformer With Results."
#44 Barack Obama: "Change We Can Believe In. Change We Need."
Did you learn something new?
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