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Top 5 Richest U.S Presidents in history

pagoskawaii 23 de January del 2017 Politics
Unless you are living in one of those nuclear shelter built by American people in the 1950s during the Cold War, you must know that Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States of America, and you also know that he is one of the wealthiest person in the country. With more than $ 3.7 billion, (most of that money on mortgages and trusts) is not actually the richest man to occupy the White House, although he is really close to it.

On the following article, we are going to take a look at the top 5 wealthiest presidents in the history of U.S.A.

James Madison.

He was the 4th U.S president. He occupied the White House since 1809 until 1817. His fortune was around $112 million before his election, and after he left the office. His father was a planter in Virginia, the state he was born, which made him inherited hundreds of plantation acres. He is considered one of the Founding Fathers of the country, and he also owned some African descended slaves, although during his presidency he tried to sanction slavery throughout the country and he got certain succeed to put limits on this.

Andrew Jackson.

The seventh president of the United States made his fortune at the West on the country, specifically in Nashville, Tennessee. He made around $131 million by owning lands, business, and cattle. He was also a slaveholder, although he is pointed out that he treated his slaves with respect. However, The Federal Reserve will remove his image on the center from the new U.S.D 20 bill, and put Harriet Tubman, a precursor of the Civil Right Movement instead.

Theodore Roosevelt.

He was the 26th president on the White House. He became U.S president when his predecessor, William Mckinley was assassinated in Buffalo, New York. He was the Vice-President, and turned into the President until 1909. His fortune is estimated in $138 million, due to many factories, and other business he helped to build during the U.S economy thrive in late 1800s and beginnings of 1900s.

Thomas Jefferson.

The 3rd president of The United States, and maybe, the most brilliant ones who has never occupied the chair in the history of the country. He was born in a very wealthy family in Virginia that owns hundreds of plantation acres in Shadwell, his birthplace. His calculated fortune is $234 million.

George Washington.

The first President of the United States of America is also the richest one in the history of this country. With $538 million, he has had the man with the biggest amount of money from all the other 44 men who succeeded him in the presidency. George Washington led the Continental Army during the Independence War in the 18th century. He had more than 7907,372 acres of great quality productive lands in which more than 300 slaves.

So, you can see here how power and money can live together.

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