Author: Hobbit4Lyfe PM
Two poems I co-wrote with a friend for our government class during 12th grade. Please review.Rated: Fiction K+ - English - Poetry - Chapters: 2 - Words: 312 - Published: 08-24-10 - Status: Complete - id: 2841438
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First off, we have George Washington.
Then was John Adams.
Mr. Jefferson wrote our Declaration of Independence.
James Madison and James Monroe, then John Q. Adams.
Jackson, Van Buren, William Henry Harrison.
John Tyler entered office
After only one month.
James K. Polk was next.
Rounding out the first half of the 1800's
Was Zachary Taylor.
Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, and James Buchanan.
Lincoln led the US through the Civil War.
Andrew Johnson took office when Lincoln died.
Ulysses S. Grant was a Civil War general.
Hayes, Garfield, and then Mr. Arthur.
Then Grover Cleveland's first term.
Nest is Benjamin Harrison.
Grover Cleveland's back again.
Next, after that, is William McKinley.
Teddy Roosevelt and Mr. Taft,
Wilson, Harding, Coolidge.
Hoover saw the economy crash.
FDR's New Deal pulled us up again.
Harry Truman and Ike Eisenhower.
JFK was shot, so then there was LBJ.
Nixon, Ford, Carter, and Reagan.
Then there was the first Bush,
And then problems with Mr. Clinton.
After that was the Bush son.
Finally, now we have the first African-American, Mr. Obama.
Through the country's problems
And through the country's triumphs,
The Presidents lead us,
But sometimes they deceive us.
They lead us through war
And keep us in peace.
The economy and everything else
Shows that the US
Depends on the single person – the