Amendments to the United States Constitution 1791 – Present

United States Constitution

 This timeline details the 27 Amendments to the United States Constitution

Following the American War of Independence, George Washington stressed the importance of a Constitution to set out the terms of government. The document, which consists of seven articles, was ratified in 1788 and came into effect on 4th March 1789. It established the mechanics of the new government. To date there have been twenty-seven amendments to the Constitution. The first ten amendments, which became law in 1791, are also known as the Bill of Rights.

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Thomas Jefferson 1743 – 1826

Thomas Jefferson

Father – Peter Jefferson
Mother – Jane Randolph
Spouses – Martha Wayles Skelton
Children – Martha (Patsy), Jane, unnamed son, Mary (Polly), Lucy Elizabeth, Lucy Elizabeth
President of the United States – 1801 – 1809
Predecessor – John Adams 1797 – 1801
Successor – James Madison 1809 – 1817

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John Adams 1735 – 1826

John Adams Timeline

Father – John Adams Sr
Mother – Susanna Boylston
Spouse – Abigail Smith
Children – Abigail, John Quincy, Charles, Thomas
President of the United States – 1797 – 1801
Predecessor – George Washington – 1789 – 1797
Successor – Thomas Jefferson – 1801 – 1809

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International Relations: The Cold War 1945 – 1991

This timeline details the main events of the period known as the Cold War and is linked to the GCSE topic International Relations: The Cold War Era 1945 – 1991 See Also: Leaders of the Soviet Union 1922 – 1991 Presidents of the United States 1789 – Present day 1945 (4th – 11th February) Yalta … Read more International Relations: The Cold War 1945 – 1991

Lyndon Baines Johnson 1908 – 1973

Lyndon B JohnsonFather – Samuel Ealy Johnson
Mother – Rebekah Baines
Spouse – Claudia Thompson (Bird)
Children – Lynda, Luci
President of the United States – 1963 – 1969
Predecessor – John F Kennedy – 1961 – 1963
Successor – Richard Nixon – 1969 – 1974

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JFK, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917 – 1963

JFK, President John KennedyFather – Joseph Kennedy
Mother – Rose Fitzgerald
Spouse – Jacqueline Bouvier
Children – Arabella, Caroline, John, Patrick
President of the United States – 1961 – 1963
Predecessor – Dwight Eisenhower – 1953 – 1961
Successor – Lyndon Baines Johnson – 1963 – 1969

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Presidents of the United States 1789 – Present Day

Donald TrumpThis timeline details all US Presidents from 1789 to 2013

Please note our use of:  

Term = Term of Office and applies where the person has become President following an election victory
Served = Where a person has taken over as US President without winning an election

See also: Republican Presidential Tickets (Nominees)
Democratic Presidential Tickets (Nominees)

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World War Two 1939 – 1945

This timeline details the main events of World War Two also known as the Second World War and the years immediately preceding the outbreak of war 1931 1931 (18th September) Pacific Japan invaded Manchuria. China appealed to the League of Nations for support but Japan withdrew from the League. 1935 1935 (14th April) Europe Stresa … Read more World War Two 1939 – 1945

Donald John Trump 1946 –

Donald TrumpFather – Fred Trump
Mother – Mary MacLeod Trump
Spouse – Ivana Zelnickova, Marla Maples, Melania Knauss
Children – by Ivana -Donald, Ivanka, Eric; by Marla – Tiffany; by Melania – Barron
President of the United States – 2017 – Present
Predecessor – Barack Obama – 2009 – 2017

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