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Why didn't Henry A. Wallace become President in 1945?

Henry A. Wallace was Roosevelt's vice-president during WWII. Shortly before Roosevelt's death (82 days) following a slow decline in health, the Conservative wing of the Democratic Party started an ...
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Who were the chief executives of the United States in the thirteen years before George Washington? [duplicate]

Fully thirteen years passed after the Declaration of Independence before George Washington became President—first under Congress, then under the Articles of Confederation. It's a famous trivia fact ...
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Was George Washington the thirteenth president? [closed]

I recently read in a book called Contrary to Popular Belief that George Washington was in fact the thirteenth president of the US. Is there any truth to this?
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Who was the last US president who did not start a war?

Who was the last US president who did not start a war?
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How was President Andrew Jackson able to eliminate U.S national debt in 1835?

How was President Andrew Jackson able to eliminate U.S national debt in 1835?