Historians Survey Results Category

Moral Authority

President2021 Final ScoreCategory Rankings2021 Overall Rankings
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Abraham Lincoln95.212121
George Washington92.721212
Franklin D. Roosevelt81.833343
Dwight D. Eisenhower81.444555
Theodore Roosevelt79.355434
Barack Obama75.567NANA10
Jimmy Carter71.7714141026
John Adams71.681112915
Harry S. Truman71.3910976
John Quincy Adams69.91012161217
Thomas Jefferson69.1116787
James Madison68.5129101316
Ronald Reagan65.413138119
James Monroe63.21416151712
George H. W. Bush63.11517191921
John F. Kennedy61.8161511158
Ulysses S. Grant60.81719233120
Calvin Coolidge60.41821202324
Woodrow Wilson59.61986613
Gerald R. Ford59.52023132128
William McKinley59.42118171614
William Howard Taft59.32225222223
James A. Garfield58.62322252527
Lyndon B. Johnson54.82424262811
Grover Cleveland53.52526211825
George W. Bush51.4263435NA29
Benjamin Harrison48.62730293032
James K. Polk48.62827242018
Zachary Taylor48.02928272735
Herbert Hoover47.13029282436
Chester A. Arthur47.03135333230
Andrew Jackson46.33220181422
Rutherford B. Hayes45.53332302633
Martin Van Buren45.43433322934
William Henry Harrison43.83531313440
Millard Fillmore34.53636363338
John Tyler33.83737343539
William J. Clinton30.03838374119
Franklin Pierce29.23939383642
Warren G. Harding26.94040393937
Richard M. Nixon21.74142414031
Andrew Johnson20.34241403743
James Buchanan19.14343423844
Donald J. Trump18.744NANANA41

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