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Greatest Presidents of the USA

Can you guess who the 20 best Presidents of the USA are?
Presidential rankings according to 65 historians and professional observers of the presidency surveyed by the cable channel C-SPAN. Participants ranked each president by 10 leadership attributes.
Quiz by macktaylor
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First submittedNovember 29, 2013
Last updatedNovember 30, 2013
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Rank
President
1
Abraham Lincoln
2
George Washington
3
Franklin D. Roosevelt
4
Theodore Roosevelt
5
Harry S. Truman
6
John F. Kennedy
7
Thomas Jefferson
8
Dwight D. Eisenhower
9
Woodrow Wilson
10
Ronald Reagan
Rank
President
11
Lyndon B. Johnson
12
James K. Polk
13
Andrew Jackson
14
James Monroe
15
Bill Clinton
16
William McKinley
17
John Adams
18
George H.W. Bush
19
John Quincy Adams
20
James Madison
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level 76
Nov 30, 2013
Considering how varied these lists always are (just see the Wikipedia page on the subject), putting the yellow box on here seems unnecessarily frustrating. Though #1 is always Lincoln, Washington, or FDR.. after that it's a bit of a crapshoot. I mean Jefferson is more often given the #4 spot than any other president and he's #7 on this list.
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level 76
Nov 30, 2013
and George HW Bush has only been ranked in the top 20 once since leaving office, by C-SPAN, on the same list you used for this quiz. Nobody else has ever ranked him that high since 1990.
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level 28
Nov 30, 2013
When I was researching for this quiz, I found that c-span came up quite often and seemed to have the most credentials so that's why I went with it. Also NBC has ranked ghw bush in the top 20 in both it's 2000 and 2009 ratings. I've h Also I have addressed the issue of the yellow boxes and have now gotten rid of them.
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level 76
Dec 3, 2013
okay, I think that's an improvement. Wasn't aware of the NBC rankings. I don't think HW Bush was a terrible president, he certainly was much more competent than his son, but it's still very strange to see him on a top 20 list.
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level 32
Jul 5, 2016
Got everyone except for Truman... Not quick to think of FDR's sidekick.
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level 42
Aug 12, 2016
great quizz