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bbush asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 9 years ago

Was William Harding ever President of the U.S.? I have a paper that I have to name different Presidents wives.?

The name Florence is on the page and I know that was Warren G Harding's' wife's name. I can't figure why William Harding would be listed as President on my paper.

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  • 9 years ago
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    William us wrong.

    Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 - August 2, 1923) was the 29th (1921-1923) President of the United States and the sixth President to die in office.

    President Harding's time in office was marked by some major scandals. The most significant scandal was that of Teapot Dome. Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall secretly sold the right to oil reserves in Teapot Dome, Wyoming to a private company in exchange for $308,000 and some cattle. He also sold the rights to other national oil reserves. He was caught and ended up being sentenced to one year in jail.

    Other officials under Harding were also implicated or convicted of bribery, fraud, conspiracy, and other forms of wrongdoing. Harding died before the events affected his presidency.

    Unlike his predecessor, President Wilson, Harding did not support America joining the League of Nations. His opposition meant that America did not join at all. The body ended in failure without America's participation. Even though America did not ratify the Treaty of Paris ending World War I, Harding did sign a joint resolution officially ending the state of war between Germany and America.

    In 1921-22, America agreed to a limit of arms according to a set tonnage ratio between Great Britain, the U.S., Japan, France, and Italy. Further, America entered pacts to respect Pacific property of Great Britain, France, and Japan and to preserve the Open Door Policy in China.

    During Harding's time, he also spoke out on civil rights and pardoned Socialist Eugene V. Debs who had been convicted of anti-war demonstrations during World War I. On August 2, 1923, Harding died of a heart attack.

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  • 9 years ago

    William G. Harding was the 29th president and he was president from March 4 1921 to August 2, 1923 where he died in San Francisco

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  • 9 years ago

    No its Warren G. Harding who was the 29th President of the United States and his wife is Florence Kling Harding

    William Harding may refer to the following:

    William Proctor Gould Harding (1864–1930), American banker from Alabama, Chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1914 to 1922

    William L. Harding (1877–1934), Republican Governor of Iowa from 1917 to 1921, best remembered for the "Babel Proclamation"

    William Harding Jackson (1901–1971), Deputy Director of the CIA in the 1950s

    William Harding (yeoman) (1643–1718), British yeoman and founder of a charity in 1719 to clothe and educate poor children in the hamlet of Walton, Aylesbury

    William Harding Combined School in Elm Farm, Aylesbury, England

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  • 9 years ago

    Warren G. Harding was the 29th president of the U.S. from 1921 to 1923. He died in office on August 2, 1923.

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  • 4 years ago

    Lincoln because Alsatians look really smart

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