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Numbering of Presidents



Year President Party Vice President - -
1789 George Washington(1) (no party) John Adams - -
1792 George Washington Federalist John Adams - -
1796 John Adams(2) Federalist Thomas Jefferson - -
1800 Thomas Jefferson(3) Dem.-Rep. Aaron Burr - -


Year President Party Vice President Pres. Candidate V.P. Candidate
1804 Thomas Jefferson Dem.-Rep. George Clinton Charles Pinckney Rufus King
1808 James Madison(4) Dem.-Rep. George Clinton Charles Pinckney Rufus King
1812 James Madison Dem.-Rep. Elbridge Gerry DeWitt Clinton Jared Ingersoll
1816 James Monroe(5) Dem.-Rep. Daniel Tompkins Rufus King John Howard
1820 James Monroe Dem.-Rep. Daniel Tompkins John Q. Adams Richard Stockton
1824 John Q. Adams(6) (no party) John Calhoun Andrew Jackson Nathan Sanford
1828 Andrew Jackson(7) Democratic John Calhoun John Q. Adams Richard Rush
1832 Andrew Jackson Democratic Martin Van Buren Henry Clay John Sergeant

Year President Party Vice President Pres. Candidate V.P. Candidate
1836 Martin Van Buren(8) Democratic Richard Johnson William Harrison Francis Granger
1840 William Harrison(9) Whig John Tyler Martin Van Buren Richard Johnson
- *John Tyler(10) Whig - - -
1844 James Polk(11) Democratic George Dallas Henry Clay Theo. Frelinghuysen
1848 Zachary Taylor(12) Whig Millard Fillmore Lewis Cass William Butler
- *Millard Fillmore(13) Whig - - -
1852 Franklin Pierce(14) Democratic William King Winfield Scott William Graham
1856 James Buchanan(15) Democratic John Breckinridge John Fremont William Dayton

Year President Party Vice President Pres. Candidate V.P. Candidate
1860 Abraham Lincoln(16) Republican Hannibal Hamlin John Breckinridge Joseph Lane
1864 Abraham Lincoln Union Andrew Johnson George McClellan G.H. Pendleton
- *Andrew Johnson(17) Union - - -
1868 Ulysses Grant(18) Republican Schuyler Colfax Horatio Seymour Francis Blair, Jr.
1872 Ulysses Grant Republican Henry Wilson Horace Greeley B. Gratz Brown
1876 Rutherford Hayes(19) Republican William Wheeler Samuel Tilden Thomas Hendricks
1880 James Garfield(20) Republican Chester Arthur Winfield Hancock William English
- *Chester Arthur(21) Republican - - -

Year President Party Vice President Pres. Candidate V.P. Candidate
1884 Grover Cleveland(22) Democratic Thomas Hendricks James Blaine John Logan
1888 Benjamin Harrison(23) Republican Levi Morton Grover Cleveland A.G. Thurman
1892 Grover Cleveland(24) Democratic Adlai Stevenson Benjamin Harrison Whitelaw Reid
1896 William McKinley(25) Republican Garret Hobart William Bryan Arthur Sewall
1900 William McKinley Republican Theodore Roosevelt William Bryan Adlai Stevenson
1904 Theodore Roosevelt(26) Republican Charles Fairbanks Alton Parker Henry Davis
1908 William Taft(27) Republican James Sherman William Bryan John Kern
1912 Woodrow Wilson(28) Democratic Thomas Marshall Theodore Roosevelt Hiram Johnson

Year President Party Vice President Pres. Candidate V.P. Candidate
1916 Woodrow Wilson Democratic Thomas Marshall Charles Hughes Charles Fairbanks
1920 Warren Harding(29) Republican Calvin Coolidge James Cox Franklin Roosevelt
1924 Calvin Coolidge(30) Republican Charles Dawes John Davis Charles Bryan
1928 Herbert Hoover(31) Republican Charles Curtis Alfred Smith Joseph Robinson
1932 Franklin Roosevelt(32) Democratic John Garner Herbert Hoover Charles Curtis
1936 Franklin Roosevelt Democratic John Garner Alfred Landon Frank Knox
1940 Franklin Roosevelt Democratic Henry Wallace Wendell Willkie Charles McNary
1944 Franklin Roosevelt Democratic Harry Truman Thomas Dewey John Bricker

Year President Party Vice President Pres. Candidate V.P. Candidate
1948 Harry Truman(33) Democratic Alben Barkley Thomas Dewey Earl Warren
1952 Dwight Eisenhower(34) Republican Richard Nixon Adlai Stevenson John Sparkman
1956 Dwight Eisenhower Republican Richard Nixon Adlai Stevenson Estes Kefauver
1960 John Kennedy(35) Democratic Lyndon Johnson Richard Nixon Henry Lodge
1964 Lyndon Johnson(36) Democratic Hubert Humphrey Barry Goldwater William Miller
1968 Richard Nixon(37) Republican Spiro Agnew Hubert Humphrey Edmund Muskie
1972 Richard Nixon Republican Spiro Agnew/ Gerald Ford George McGovern Sargent Shriver
- *Gerald Ford(38) Republican Nelson Rockefeller - -
1976 Jimmy Carter(39) Democratic Walter Mondale Gerald Ford Robert Dole

Year President Party Vice President Pres. Candidate V.P. Candidate
1980 Ronald Reagan(40) Republican George H. Bush Jimmy Carter Walter Mondale
1984 Ronald Reagan Republican George H. Bush Walter Mondale Geraldine Ferraro
1988 George H. Bush(41) Republican J. Danforth Quayle Michael Dukakis Lloyd Bentsen
1992 William Clinton(42) Democratic Albert Gore George H. Bush J. Danforth Quayle
1996 William Clinton Democratic Albert Gore Robert Dole Jack Kemp
2000 George W. Bush(43) Republican Richard Cheney Albert Gore Joseph Lieberman
2004 George W. Bush Republican Richard Cheney John Kerry John Edwards
2008 Barack Obama Democrat Joseph Biden John McCain Sarah Palin
2012 Barack Obama Democrat Joseph Biden Mitt Romney Paul Ryan
2016 Donald J. Trump Republican Mike Pence Hillary Clinton Tim Kaine



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