1. EmperorTigerstar

    Who's Worse?: Buchanan or Johnson

    So these two presidents that sandwiched Lincoln's terms are often considered the two worst presidents in US history. But which one do you think is worse? Buchanan did nothing to stop the civil war as it was happening around him. To be fair: If he did something the civil war would have just...
  2. EmperorTigerstar

    Worst President: Harding vs Buchanan

    Which president in your opinion is the overall WORST between the two? These two in my opinion are the worst presidents period, but which of these two is overall the worst? Warren G Harding or James Buchanan? I'm going with Buchanan because he did nothing to try to stop, prevent, delay, or solve...
  3. Precedence

    #15 - James Buchanan (blame it all on him?)

    I don't think there is anyone that disagrees with me when I say he was a horrible president and one of the worst. However, is he really THE worst? He was placed in an impossible situation, to be honest, and I don't think any president could have handled it, though Buchanan did handle it in the...
  4. B

    Was James Buchanan that bad a president?

    He seems to be blamed for the Civil War. He was a Democrat and was sympathetic to southern interests. However, shouldn't the blame for the war go to the extremists on both sides, particularly the secessionists, and not to the relatively moderate president?
  5. Salah

    James Buchanan

    Lincoln's predecessor is generally considered one of the worst presidents in American history, for his weak-willed approach to the rising Secessionist crisis. What is Historum's take on this somewhat unappealing personality? Buchanan has also been (like many historical figures) accused of...
  6. historyisfun!

    President James Buchanan Was a Virgin

    Look here: Did President James Buchanan have kids I think he is the greatest President of the USA. Clean and unsullied. It is good to be a virgin. It is good to be a rebel. Dear President James Buchanan: "You sir, were a rebel!"
  7. diddyriddick

    Interesting Website on the career of James Buchanan

    "Developed for educational use by teachers, students, and other researchers, the James Buchanan Resource Center offers a wealth of information regarding this Pennsylvania politician, international statesman, and 15th President of the United States." I don't know about the statesman part, but...