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Jonathan Coulton - The Presidents Song chords

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C               G               C
Washington came first and he was perfect,
C                               G
John Adams had a quasi-war with France
F                          Am
Jefferson made a Louisiana Purchase
D7                               G              G7
In 1812 James Madison kicked the British in the pants
C                 G                 C
James Monroe told Europe they could suck it
C                                      F
John Quincy Adams looked just like his Dad
F                                 Am
Andrew Jackson got rid of all the Indians
    D7               G                  C
Van Buren served one term but he wasn't bad

C             G             C
William Henry Harrison died early
     C                            G
John Tyler annexed Texas from Mexico
F                              Am
James K. Polk fought Mexico to keep it
D7                         G    G7
Taylor was a Mexican War hero
C              G                 C
Filmore gave a boat to Commodore Perry
C                                  F
Pierce repealed the Missouri Compromise
  F                            Am
Buchanan saw the Civil War's beginnings
D7                G              C
Lincoln saved the Union, then he died

C              G               C
Andrew Johnson just survived impeachment
C                                       G
General Grant thought getting drunk was fun
F                              Am
Rutherford B. Hayes ended reconstruction
D7                           G  G7
Garfield was assassinated in 1881
C                G           C
Arthur suspended Chinese immigration
C                                  F
Cleveland made the railroad people squirm
F                                Am
Harrison signed the Sherman Anti-Trust Act
D7               G              C
Grover Cleveland served another term

C              G               C
McKinley kept the Spanish out of Cuba
C                          G
Roosevelt was handy with a gun
F                              Am
Taft was big and fat and had a mustache
D7                                  G  G7
Wilson kicked some ass in World War I
C                  G                  C
Harding said let's laissez-faire with business
C                              F
Coolidge made the roaring 20's roar
F                                       Am
Hoover screwed the pooch in the Great Depression
D7                 G            C
Roosevelt beat the Nazis in the war

C                  G           C
Truman dropped the bomb on Hiroshima
C                                   G
Eisenhower kept the commies well in hand
F                             Am
Kennedy was killed by a magic bullet
D7                           G   G7
Johnson murdered kids in Vietnam
C           G               C
Nixon was a sweating filthy liar
C                              F
Ford gave Nixon pardon for his crimes
F                              Am
Carter lusted in his heart for peanuts
D7             G                     C
Reagan won the Cold War and lost his mind

C                  G               C
George Bush senior poked at Saddam Hussein
C                          G
Clinton gave an intern a cigar
F                            Am
W's rein of terror's finally over
D7                   G  G7
Obama's mediocre insofar
       C      G               C
In the year 2010 we're out of money
C                                 F
Somewhere surely freedom's on the march
F                              Am
I don't like to make political statements
D7          G           C
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