Historians Survey Results Category

Moral Authority

President's Name2017 Final ScoresCategory Rankings2017 Overall Rankings
201720092000
George Washington97.61212
Abraham Lincoln96.22121
Franklin D. Roosevelt85.73343
Dwight D. Eisenhower85.64555
Theodore Roosevelt84.15434
Thomas Jefferson78.56787
Barack Obama77.57NANA12
Woodrow Wilson75.786611
James Madison72.99101317
Harry S. Truman72.810976
John Adams70.71112919
John Quincy Adams70.112161221
Ronald Reagan68.8138119
Jimmy Carter67.114141026
John F. Kennedy66.91511158
James Monroe66.216151713
George H. W. Bush64.017191920
William McKinley Jr.63.518171616
Ulysses S. Grant61.419233122
Andrew Jackson59.320181418
Calvin Coolidge59.121202327
James A. Garfield58.122252529
Gerald R. Ford Jr.57.923132125
Lyndon Baines Johnson57.824262810
William H. Taft56.725222224
Grover Cleveland56.626211823
James K. Polk53.227242014
Zachary Taylor51.028272731
Herbert Hoover48.029282436
Benjamin Harrison47.730293030
William Henry Harrison46.931313438
Rutherford B. Hayes46.932302632
Martin Van Buren46.833322934
George W. Bush45.83435NA33
Chester Arthur44.235333335
Millard Fillmore35.836363237
John Tyler34.737343539
Bill Clinton33.238374115
Franklin Pierce29.639383641
Warren G. Harding24.740393940
Andrew Johnson24.341403742
Richard M. Nixon23.042414028
James Buchanan20.543423843

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