By Anand Palshikar, History & Collections Desk
There have been 45 presidents and not everyone can name them all. Here are history’s most forgotten presidents.
- Millard Fillmore
Millard Fillmore was the 13th president of
the United States and was the last member
of the Whig party to be President. He had
no Vice President and was from New York.
He was the vice president of Zachary Taylor
and filled in when Taylor died of stomach
- James Garfield
James Garfield was the 20th president of
the United States was from the Republican
party and was assassinated on July 2nd, 1881.
- James Buchanan
James Buchanan was the 15th President of
the United States and was a Democrat, and
many people consider him to be the worst
President ever. He is often credited with
starting the Civil War because he was right
- James Monroe
James Monroe was the 5th president and was
from the Democratic-Republican party and
was surprisingly good for being so
unknown. He issued the Monroe Doctrine, a
policy of opposing European colonization in
the Americas. Monroe was in the Senate, the Continental Army, was the seventh Secretary of State, the eighth Secretary of
War and in the Continental Congress.
- James Polk
James Polk was the 11th president and was a
Those are the most forgotten presidents
and their stories. They all didn’t do much
but they are a part of our history.