Greatest US Presidents- Top 10

A Listmania! list by K. Cooper (Phila. area)
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The list author says: "I have 4 Democrats, 4 Republicans, a Democrat/Republican and a Federalist on my list so it I think it is balanced. Presidents who served less than 6 months not considered.
I've also done lists of the Worst 10 Presidents and another on the other presidents."
Lincoln
1.  Lincoln by David Herbert Donald
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  "Most historians consider Lincoln #1. Republican. No man may have had a thinner resume upon taking office but he clearly was NUMERO UNO and no other President is in his league."
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The Real George Washington (American Classic Series)
2.  The Real George Washington (American Classic Series) by Jay A. Parry
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  "The first President was a Federalist."
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The Reagan Diaries
3.  The Reagan Diaries by Douglas G. Brinkley
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  "His ranking increases as the years go by. Possibly this could happen to more recent presidents also. Republican. A long lasting influence on his party and the nation."
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Thomas Jefferson
4.  Thomas Jefferson by R. B. Bernstein
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  "Founding Father. Democrat/Republican"
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The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America
5.  The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America by Douglas G. Brinkley
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  "A great environmental president. Republican. He is on Mt. Rushmore for good reason."
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JFK - A Presidency Revealed (History Channel)
6.  JFK - A Presidency Revealed (History Channel) DVD ~ John F. Kennedy
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  "Had he lived longer, he may have warranted a higher ranikng as he seemed to learn from his mistakes. Democrat."
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Eisenhower Soldier and President
7.  Eisenhower Soldier and President by Stephen E. Ambrose
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  "A Republican whose stock has risen over the years. Building the highway system a wise investment."
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Truman
8.  Truman by David G. McCullough
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  "Popular Democrat. He had a tough job and he made several difficult decisions."
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Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America
9.  Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America by Walter R. Borneman
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  "Very underrated president who accomplished his major goals in one 4 year term. Democrat.He wisely realized that we needed to take land from the Brits and Spaniards for our security and no other President could match Polk in the acquiring land dept."
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Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
10.  Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt by H. W. Brands
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  "Democrat - for his WW2 leadership.
Others to consider include Monroe, Madison, John Adams,Wilson and Nixon."
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