Democratically Elected Presidents
These Presidents of the Union of American States were elected by popular vote to serve 5 year terms, and then re-elected to serve an additional term.
George Washington (1789 – 1799)
Thomas Jefferson (1799 – 1809)
James Madison (1809 – 1819)
James Monroe (1819 – 1829)
Andrew Jackson (1829 – 1839)
John C. Calhoun (1839 – 1844)
John Tyler (1844 – 1849)
Zachary Taylor (1849 – 1850)
Presidents By Fiat
Following the Assassination of Zachary Taylor by Calhounists, there began a period of Rule by Presidential Decree as the democratic government was suspended.
John C. Calhoun (1850 – 1850)
Thomas Green Clemson (1850 – 1888)
John Calhoun Clemson (1888 – 1899)
Presidents By Military Coup
In 1899 Union Army Colonel named Barnaby Alloicious Clarke, Jr. organized a military coup that murdered the President’s personal guard and hanged the then President (John Calhoun Clemson) from an oak tree on the grounds of the Arlington House. Thus began a period of rule by military command.
Colonel (later General) Barnaby Alloicious Clarke, Jr. (1899 – 1916)
General Herman Tyler (1916 – 1931)
General Cooper Slate Lee (1931 – 1957)
Presidents by Election
Upon the death of President General Cooper Slate Lee, the remaining members of the ruling military junta devised a process of Election to decide who would lead the country. Voting was limited to men who owned assets of greater than 15 Million Union Dollars.