Who was the least successful president in the 20th Century?
Who, in your opinion, was the least successful president in the 20th Century? Why? Who, in your opinion, was the most successful president in the 20th Century? Why?
Asked By: Yasmin C - 1/14/2008
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Answered By: bruhaha - 1/18/2008
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William Henry Harrison because he died after being in office for only one month.
Answered By: jpf314 - 1/14/2008
probably Harding. He died before he finished his term and he appointed a lot of his friends to high positions and they betrayed him by being corrupt... More
Answered By: 23skadoo - 1/14/2008
In the Twentieth century I'd say it was Warren Gamaliel Harding. His administration was beset by scandal such as the oil leases in Wyoming (Teapot Dome), he was a boozer, during Prohibition, no less, and he died in office... More
Answered By: william_byrnes2000 - 1/14/2008
Harding and FDR (see previous answers, I'm too sleepy to come up with reasons of my own)
Answered By: BimTrix - 1/14/2008
Harding. He was quite simply a nice guy who hadn't the faintest idea how to do the job. Nixon and Carter were also pretty bad but one brought it on himself after a good many achievements, and the other was overtaken by events. The best? Yes, probably FDR.
Answered By: Jim L - 1/15/2008
It really depends on what you mean by success. One would have to be reasonably successful to become a President in the first place . Perhaps you might like to consider President Hindenburg of Germany who was unable to stop the rise to power of the National Socialists party.during the 1920s.
Answered By: Hobilar - 1/15/2008
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