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The American Presidency

USA
1.7m viewsWhat Life Is Really Like For An Ex-PresidentPresident John Quincy Adams declared, "There is nothing more pathetic in life than a former president." But what happens to ex-pre...
Politics
130.8k views11 President/Vice President Pairs Who Didn't Get Along Too WellThroughout American political history, there have been numerous White House feuds and bad presidential pairs, which created admini...
The Office
104 voters14 Dumb Things Pop Culture Has Us Believe About The Office of the PresidentThe Executive Office of the President - including the literal Oval Office as well as all the people and policies related to the to...
Politics
855 viewsWhat The Vice President Is Actually Responsible ForThough the office of Vice President is frequently overshadowed by that of the Presidency, it is still one of the most important ex...
Secret Service
1.2m viewsThe Most Interesting Facts About the U.S. Secret ServiceThe Secret Service is a very... secretive group. But who is the Secret Service? Always watchful, always keeping close tabs on thei...
USA
5.4k votersU.S. Presidents Before and After Major Historical EventsThis list of US presidents before and after major historical events gives visual insight into the presidential aging process. The ...
Secret Service
7.6k votersThe Best Code Names The Secret Service Has Ever UsedWhile Secret Service code names are a tradition that dates back all the way to the Wilson administration, it's a little known fact...
Interesting
1.3k votersThe Coolest Things A New President Gets To DoThe tasks of a newly elected president run from ceremonial pomp to vitally important functions of the Executive Branch. Immediatel...
USA
158.4k viewsThe Most Infamous Executive Orders in American HistoryPresidential executive orders have existed since George Washington used one to declare a national day of thanksgiving for the sign...
Politics
4.2k votersThe Coolest US Presidential FirstsThe coolest US presidential firsts are listed here for your voting and educational pleasure. Who was the first president to actual...
USA
2.9k votersThe Best Presidential Speeches of All TimePresidential speeches are often remembered for one great phrase, memorable line, or rhetorical flourish that makes its way into th...
USA
2.5k votersEvery President's Most Controversial Pardon, RankedWhy do presidents pardon people? It depends on the situation and who you ask, as the topic of presidential pardons is ripe with co...
USA
1.8m viewsTotally Normal Things The President Can't Do When In OfficeThere are a ton of things the President of the United States can't do in an official capacity as the head of the Executive Branch....
Government
5.3k votersRules Every President Is Supposed To Follow After Leaving OfficeAmerican elected officials have to follow specific standards, and even the rules for former presidents are strict. Some policies e...
Air Force One
22.4m views25 Things You Didn't Know About Air Force OneThere are a lot of things you don't know about Air Force One. While you may have thought this airplane was cool based on the Harri...
US History
395.6k viewsEvery U.S. President & Every Medical Problem They've Ever HadThe health of US Presidents is a well-kept secret, especially while they’re in office. The public is on a need-to-know basis, and,...
73.6k viewsUS Presidential Salaries And PerksWhat was the salary of each president? The highest office in America has quite a few perks (along with, you know, a lot of power a...
USA
162k viewsUS Presidents As Children, Described By People Who Knew ThemHave you ever wondered what presidents were like as youngsters? Presidents' children can sometimes cause trouble, but how were US ...
History
169.8k viewsEngrossing And Somber Photos From US Presidential FuneralsFew things provide a more sobering reminder of fleeting mortality than the funerals of departed world leaders. While in office, le...
USA
2.2m views14 Presidents With Children Who Caused ScandalsScan any history book, and you'll find stories about First Kids who got into trouble. The sons and daughters of American president...