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Crisis Leadership

President2021 Final ScoreCategory Rankings2021 Overall Rankings
2021201720092000
Abraham Lincoln96.411111
George Washington91.922232
Franklin D. Roosevelt91.633323
Theodore Roosevelt80.845554
Harry S. Truman80.154446
Dwight D. Eisenhower77.3667105
John F. Kennedy73.977988
Thomas Jefferson70.281313127
Ronald Reagan69.09812159
George H. W. Bush68.91012111121
Woodrow Wilson67.111118613
James K. Polk66.712910918
Andrew Jackson66.513106722
James Monroe64.91414161812
William McKinley63.41516141414
Ulysses S. Grant63.21621213020
Barack Obama62.81715NANA10
John Adams62.21817171315
James Madison60.41919221916
William J. Clinton57.72018152019
Lyndon B. Johnson57.52120181711
George W. Bush54.6222525NA29
John Quincy Adams54.02323242117
Grover Cleveland51.82422201625
Gerald R. Ford50.12524192228
William Howard Taft50.02626272523
Calvin Coolidge49.12729323124
Richard M. Nixon48.32827232331
Zachary Taylor47.42928262435
James A. Garfield46.43031283227
Chester A. Arthur45.13132292930
Benjamin Harrison43.43233303332
Rutherford B. Hayes43.03330332633
Martin Van Buren41.13435313434
Jimmy Carter39.53537352826
John Tyler38.63636343539
Millard Fillmore37.93734362738
Warren G. Harding32.83839373837
William Henry Harrison31.93938383640
Herbert Hoover26.64040393936
Donald J. Trump26.541NANANA41
Franklin Pierce25.04241414042
Andrew Johnson19.84342403743
James Buchanan16.14443424144

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