…and second in the latest rankings of best president ever.
George Washington, first president of the United States and Williamsburg favorite, finished behind only Abraham Lincoln in a recent survey conducted by the American Political Science Association.
Despite his share of troubles over the course of two terms, Thomas Jefferson came in fifth, trailing Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, third and fourth, respectively.
James Madison fared somewhat worse, finishing 13th. So much for getting credit for a wartime presidency.
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