America which is known as the most powerful country in the work in terms of its GDP & influence on countries across the Globe has given more than enough power to every man who served as the President of the Country till date.
There are a total of 45 Presidents who ruled the country till date and Joe Biden took the Oath of the President as the 46th President of the United States of America.
Let’s go through the facts about the most popular Presidents of USA:
Barack Obama is one of the most loved Presidents of USA till date. He is popular for being the a proficient Orator.
He is so good in speaking that he ended up winning the Grammy Award for the Best Spoken Word Album in 2005 & in 2007 for his audio books ‘Dreams from my father’ and ‘The audacity of Hope: thoughts on reclaiming the American Dream’.
Barack Obama who represented the Democratic Party served the country twice as the President from 2009 till 2013 and from 2013 till Jan 2017.
Obama was the first African-American President of United States of America.
Obama is known for some landmark bills and most famous among the same is Affordable Care Act also known as Obama Care.
Bill Clinton served as the President of United states of America from 1993 till 2001.
Clinton has a good public image till he was caught in the allegation by Monica Lewinsky-a 22 year old employee.
Clinton was just 46 year old when he took oath as the President of United States of America.
Ronald Reagan :
Ronald Reagan was the 40th President of United States of America.
He is the only President who was Actor before taking up the career in politics.
He did more than 50 movies. Some of his popular movies are Love in on the Air, King’s Row, Desperate Journey and Juke Girl.
John F Kennedy :
Also known as JFK, John F Kennedy was the 35th President of United States of America and was assassinated during a presidential motorcade on 22nd Nov 1963 in Dallas,Texas.
His assassination became a worldwide news and followed by the same were multiple investigations and though the killer was caught, it is still a mystery as to why and how it was executed.
He was one of the most popular Presidents of USA who is also famous for his contribution to speeding up the space missions.
He is till date the youngest President of United States of America at 43 years 236 days at the time of his swearing in ceremony.
Franklin D Roosevelt:
He was the 32nd President of United States of America who served the longest for a period of 12 years, a feat no other President has achieved till date.
He headed USA during the Great Depression.
Popularly known as FDR, he became the first President to fly via airplane when he flew to Chicago in 1932.
Also, he became the first president to leave the country during the War flying to Miami.
He is known as the most loved and most powerful Presidents of United States of America especially for the Emancipation Proclamation-an executive order to end Slavery in USA.
He was the first President of the United States of America who was assassinated.
George Washington :
The 1st President of America served for 8 years from 1789 till 1797.
He was a very religious person who attended the Church on regular basis. He is also known as the father of the Nation.
Other Interesting facts about Presidents of America:
Assassination attempts and assassinations of Presidents of United States of America is not new.
The first assassination of US president was of Abraham Lincoln.
Followed by him was the assassination of James Garfield, William McKinley and John.F.Kennedy.
Assassination attempts were also made on Ronald Reagan and Theodore Roosevelt but they managed to survive.
This is unique to United States of America. No other President or Prime Minister of any country has seen so many assassinations.
The Secret Service which is responsible for the protection of the President of United States of America was created by President Abraham Lincoln to investigate the counterfeit money.
After his assassination The Secret Service actually took control of protection of President’s security
Immediately after the assassination of John.F.Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson was sworn in as the 36th President of United States of America aboard Air Force One.
There are a total of 4 Presidents of United States of America who have won Noble Peace Prize. Jimmy Carter, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson and Barack Obama
There are a total of 3 Presidents of United States of America who have won Grammy Award for Spoken Word Album.
Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter are the ones who were given the honor.
The President is on a Annual Salary of $4,00,000 and along with this he/ she gets $50,000 as annual expense , $19,000 for entertainment and additional $1,00,000 non taxable travel allowance.
The White House is a huge space to live. It has 6 floors and 132 rooms with a bowling alley, chocolate store, a tennis court, a large swimming pool and a big gym.
All new Presidents are given additional $1,00,000 to redo the White house according to their taste.
There are more than 100 house keeping staff of White house that takes care of the beauty of the house of the 1st man and 1st lady and the US government spends more than $4 million annually to keep the White House white and shiny.
All the retired Presidents and their families get the protection from The Secret Service and that’s why the annual budget to sustain The Secret Service is almost $2 billion.
Air Force One is the official Plane of the President fitted with world class communication devices most of which are a secret and Marine One is the Helicopter used exclusively by the serving President which fly 150 miles even of the engine fails.
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