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Campaign Slogans for All the U.S. Presidents

Updated on March 5, 2012

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!

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#1 George Washington: He had no campaign slogan. He was just that awesome.

#1 George Washington: He had no campaign slogan. He was just that awesome.
#1 George Washington: He had no campaign slogan. He was just that awesome.

#2 John Adams: Didn't have one.

#2 John Adams: Didn't have one.
#2 John Adams: Didn't have one.

#3 Thomas Jefferson: Didn't believe campaign slogans were "proper"

#3 Thomas Jefferson: Didn't believe campaign slogans were "proper"
#3 Thomas Jefferson: Didn't believe campaign slogans were "proper"

#4 Jame Madison: None.

#4 Jame Madison: None.
#4 Jame Madison: None.

#5 James Monroe: None.

#5 James Monroe: None.
#5 James Monroe: None.

#6 John Quincy Adams: None.

#6 John Quincy Adams: None.
#6 John Quincy Adams: None.

#7 Andrew Jackson: None.

#7 Andrew Jackson: None.
#7 Andrew Jackson: None.

#8 Martin Van Buren: None.

#8 Martin Van Buren: None.
#8 Martin Van Buren: None.

#9 William Henry Harrison: "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too"

#9 William Henry Harrison: "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too"
#9 William Henry Harrison: "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too"

#10 John Tyler: None.

#10 John Tyler: None.
#10 John Tyler: None.

#11 James K. Polk: "54-40 or Fight"

#11 James K. Polk: "54-40 or Fight"
#11 James K. Polk: "54-40 or Fight"

#12 Zachary Taylor: "For the President of the People"

#12 Zachary Taylor: "For the President of the People"
#12 Zachary Taylor: "For the President of the People"

#13 Millard Fillmore: None.

#13 Millard Fillmore: None.
#13 Millard Fillmore: None.

#14 Fanklin Pierce: None.

#14 Fanklin Pierce: None.
#14 Fanklin Pierce: None.

#15 James Buchanan: None.

#15 James Buchanan: None.
#15 James Buchanan: None.

#16 Abraham Lincoln: "Vote Yourself A Farm. Don't Swap Horses In The Middle Of The Stream"

#16 Abraham Lincoln: "Vote Yourself A Farm. Don't Swap Horses In The Middle Of The Stream"
#16 Abraham Lincoln: "Vote Yourself A Farm. Don't Swap Horses In The Middle Of The Stream"

#17 Andrew Johnson: None.

#17 Andrew Johnson: None.
#17 Andrew Johnson: None.

#18 Ulysses S. Grant: None.

#18 Ulysses S. Grant: None.
#18 Ulysses S. Grant: None.

#19 Rutherford B. Hayes: None.

#19 Rutherford B. Hayes: None.
#19 Rutherford B. Hayes: None.

#20 James A. Garfield: None.

#20 James A. Garfield: None.
#20 James A. Garfield: None.

#21 Chester A. Arthur: None.

#21 Chester A. Arthur: None.
#21 Chester A. Arthur: None.

#22 Grover Cleveland: "Blaine, Blaine, James G. Blaine, The Continental Liar from the State of Maine."

#22 Grover Cleveland: "Blaine, Blaine, James G. Blaine, The Continental Liar from the State of Maine."
#22 Grover Cleveland: "Blaine, Blaine, James G. Blaine, The Continental Liar from the State of Maine."

#23 Benjamin Harrison: "Rejuvenated Republicanism"

#23 Benjamin Harrison: "Rejuvenated Republicanism"
#23 Benjamin Harrison: "Rejuvenated Republicanism"

*Note

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."

#25 William McKinley: "Patriotism, Protection, And Prosperity. A Full Dinner Pail."
#25 William McKinley: "Patriotism, Protection, And Prosperity. A Full Dinner Pail."

#26 Theodore Roosevelt: None

#26 Theodore Roosevelt: None
#26 Theodore Roosevelt: None

#27 William Howard Taft: None.

#27 William Howard Taft: None.
#27 William Howard Taft: None.

#28 Woodrow Wilson: "He Kept Us Out of War."

#28 Woodrow Wilson: "He Kept Us Out of War."
#28 Woodrow Wilson: "He Kept Us Out of War."

#29 Warren G. Harding: "Return to Normalcy. Cox and Cocktails."

#29 Warren G. Harding: "Return to Normalcy. Cox and Cocktails."
#29 Warren G. Harding: "Return to Normalcy. Cox and Cocktails."

#30 Calvin Coolidge: "Keep cool with Coolidge."

#30 Calvin Coolidge: "Keep cool with Coolidge."
#30 Calvin Coolidge: "Keep cool with Coolidge."

#31 Herbert Hoover: "A Chicken in Every Pot and a Car in Every Garage."

#31 Herbert Hoover: "A Chicken in Every Pot and a Car in Every Garage."
#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.

#32 Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR): None. Like he really needed one.
#32 Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR): None. Like he really needed one.

#33 Harry S. Truman: None.

#33 Harry S. Truman: None.
#33 Harry S. Truman: None.

#34 Dwight D. Eisenhower: "I Like IKE. Peace and Prosperity"

#34 Dwight D. Eisenhower: "I Like IKE. Peace and Prosperity"
#34 Dwight D. Eisenhower: "I Like IKE. Peace and Prosperity"

#35 John F. Kennedy: "Leadership for the '60's."

#35 John F. Kennedy: "Leadership for the '60's."
#35 John F. Kennedy: "Leadership for the '60's."

#36 Lyndon Johnson: "The Stakes Are To High For You To Stay At Home."

#36 Lyndon Johnson: "The Stakes Are To High For You To Stay At Home."
#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."

#37 Richard M. Nixon: "For the Future. Nixon's the One."
#37 Richard M. Nixon: "For the Future. Nixon's the One."

#38 Gerald R. Ford: "He's Making Us Proud Again."

#38 Gerald R. Ford: "He's Making Us Proud Again."
#38 Gerald R. Ford: "He's Making Us Proud Again."

#39 Jimmy Carter: "Not just peanuts. A leader, for a change."

#39 Jimmy Carter: "Not just peanuts. A leader, for a change."
#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."

#40 Ronald Reagan: "Are You Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago? It's Morning Again In America."
#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."

#41 George H. W. Bush: "Kinder, Gentler Nation." Known for saying: "Read My Lips, No New Taxes."
#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.

#42 William (Bill) J. Clinton: "Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow. Putting People First. Building a Bridge to the 21st Century.
#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."

#43 George W. Bush: "Compassionate Conservatism. Leave No Child Behind. Real Plans For Real People. Reformer With Results."
#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."

#44 Barack Obama: "Change We Can Believe In. Change We Need."
#44 Barack Obama: "Change We Can Believe In. Change We Need."

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      Deplorable 6 months ago

      Where is Trump

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      Black Lives matter! 9 months ago

      Racist lame hag ^

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      kul kidz klub 2 years ago

      look at that monkey at the end.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      very convincing slogans... but empty promises:( sorry

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      dream1983 5 years ago

      Very nice lens, I learned a lot!

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      Fcuk Hub 5 years ago

      great lens :)