The best and worst American Presidents

Essay by netrocideHigh School, 12th gradeA, April 2003

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America has had its fare share of good and bad presidents throughout history.

I chose Woodrow Wilson as the Best President of the American Government.

He was Americas 28th President (Democratic) and served from 1913 - 1921, which was during World War 1. Woodrow Wilson was born in Staunton, Virginia on 28th December 1856. Before his Presidency Wilson was New Jersey's Governor for three years. At the University of Viginia Wilson studied law, after which he went to Princeton and graduated with a Ph. D in political science, becoming the first president to obtain a Ph. D. Wilson was married twice and he had three children with his first wife Ellen Louise Axson, who died in 1914. I chose Woodrow Wilson as the best President for a few reason: During his first term he kept America out of the war, in his second term he could no longer ignore the threat Germany posed and led America through World War 1; Wilson fought to obtain world peace, which gave him lasting fame; "In many ways, the Wilson era separated an old America from the modern nation of today", World Book, inc,

Due to Wilson America became more industrialized, the number of large corporations grew, increasing the wealth and Americas political power.

As the worst President of the American Government I chose William Jefferson Clinton.

Clinton seemed the perfect candidate for worst President with all his scandals and wrong doings. Bill Clinton was the 42nd President (Democratic) of the United Sates, he served from 1993 - 2001. He was born in Hope, Arkansas on August 19, 1946. Bill Clinton is married to Hillary Clinton who is now the Senator of New York. Clinton studied to be a law professor at the University of Arkansas, he later became the Governor of...