Historians Survey Results Category

Crisis Leadership

President's Name2017 Final ScoresCategory Rankings2017 Overall Rankings
201720092000
Abraham Lincoln97.81111
George Washington94.12332
Franklin D. Roosevelt94.13223
Harry S. Truman85.14446
Theodore Roosevelt83.55554
Dwight D. Eisenhower82.367105
John F. Kennedy79.47888
Ronald Reagan74.1812159
James K. Polk73.8910914
Andrew Jackson73.5106718
Woodrow Wilson73.4119611
George H. W. Bush72.712111120
Thomas Jefferson72.41313127
James Monroe66.114161813
Barack Obama65.415NANA12
William McKinley Jr.64.816141416
John Adams62.817171319
Bill Clinton61.518152015
James Madison60.419221917
Lyndon Baines Johnson59.720181710
Ulysses S. Grant58.721213022
Grover Cleveland54.722201623
John Quincy Adams54.123242121
Gerald R. Ford Jr.53.624192225
George W. Bush52.32525NA33
William H. Taft49.926272524
Richard M. Nixon49.127232328
Zachary Taylor47.628262431
Calvin Coolidge46.829323127
Rutherford B. Hayes45.730332632
James A. Garfield44.131283229
Chester Arthur42.832292935
Benjamin Harrison42.533303330
Millard Fillmore42.434362737
Martin Van Buren41.135313434
John Tyler40.136343539
Jimmy Carter40.037352826
William Henry Harrison32.738383638
Warren G. Harding32.139373840
Herbert Hoover29.740393936
Franklin Pierce26.941414041
Andrew Johnson25.342403742
James Buchanan17.443424143

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