Republican Presidents

By: Kelsey

Jefferson

Achievements

  • Authored the original Declaration of Independence
  • While serving on the secret Committee of Five
  • Jefferson studied horticulture in a way that had never been done before in America.
  • He farmed and was a naturalist.


Failures

  • Manage foreign affairs during the Napoleonic Wars, most notably the Chesapeake Affair.
  • The Embargo Act
  • Made taxes worse
  • Fight against Slavery




Madison

Achievements
  • The enforcement of the non-intercourse act.
  • Attempt to follow the constitution.
  • Trying not to overstep the boundaries set before him.


Failures

  • The burning of Washington D.C.
  • The 20 yr. charter of the first BUS that was scheduled to expire in 1811.
  • Blocking the bank and waiting for its charter to expire.






Monroe

Achievements
  • The Monroe doctrine

  • The diversity of his cabinet

  • The acquisition of Florida.


Failures

  • Panic of 1819

  • Lack of progress in domestic affairs.


Republican Presidents