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The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time  

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Here are the greatest United States Vice Presidents, ranked from best to worst. Vote up on the good VPs, and vote down on the bad ones. 

When America remembers the best vice presidents, names like Lyndon Johnson and Al Gore often come up. Although they had their mistakes, these VPs contributed much to their nation. Of course, there were U.S. Vice Presidents who utterly failed at their jobs. George H.W. Bush's Vice President Dan Quayle often made a fool of himself in the media (the "potatoe" incident). 

On November 8, 2016, Governor of Indiana Mike Pence was elected as the 48th Vice President. Appointed chairman of President Donald Trump's transition team, Vice President Mike Pence serves an important role as a mediator between the President and congressional Republicans. 

Don't forget to rerank this list and make your own version of the greatest U.S. Vice Presidents.

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Thomas Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic-Republican Party
2nd Vice President (under John Adams), 1797-1801
2
Theodore Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
25th Vice President (under William McKinley) - 1901
3
John Adams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Federalist Party
1st Vice President (under George Washington) - 1789-1797
4
Harry S. Truman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
34th Vice President (under Franklin D. Roosevelt) - 1945
5
Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
47th Vice President (under Barack Obama) 2009 - Present
6
George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
43rd Vice President (under Ronald Reagan) - 1981-1989
7
Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
37th Vice President (under John F. Kennedy) - 1961-1963
8
Gerald Ford is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
40th Vice President (under Richard Nixon) - 1973-1974
9
Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
45th Vice President (under Bill Clinton) - 1993-2001
10
Calvin Coolidge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
29th Vice President (under Warren G. Harding) - 1921-1923
11
Hubert Humphrey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
38th Vice President (under Lyndon Johnson) - 1965-1969
12
Richard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
36th Vice President (under Dwight Eisenhower) 1953-1961
13
Chester A. Arthur is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
20th Vice President (under James Garfield) - 1881
14
John Tyler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
10th Vice President  (under William Henry Harrison) - 1841
15
John C. Calhoun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
7th Vice President (under John Quincy Adams) - 1825-1832
16
Nelson Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
41st Vice President (under Gerald Ford) - 1974-1977
17
Dick Cheney is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
46th Vice President (under George W. Bush) - 2001-2009
18
Walter Mondale is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
42nd Vice President (under Jimmy Carter) - 1977-1981
19
Henry A. Wallace is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
33rd Vice President (under Franklin Roosevelt) - 1941-1945
20
Martin Van Buren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
8th Vice President (under Andrew Jackson) - 1933-1937
21
Adlai Stevenson I is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
23rd Vice President (under Grover Cleveland) - 1893-1897
22
George Clinton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic-Republican Party
4th Vice President (under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison) 1805 - 1812
23
Thomas R. Marshall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Democratic Party
28th Vice President (under Woodrow Wilson) - 1913-1921
24
Charles G. Dawes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
Republican Party
30th Vice President (under Calvin Coolidge) - 1925-1929
25
Andrew Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest U.S. Vice Presidents of All Time
16th Vice President (under Abraham Lincoln) - 1865