List of U.S. presidential campaign slogans
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article needs additional citations for . verification (June 2007)
We Polked you in '44, We shall Pierce you in '52 — 1852 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of
Franklin Pierce; the '44 referred to the 1844 election of James K. Polk as president.
Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Speech, Free Men, Frémont — 1856 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of
Don't trade horses in midstream — 1864 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of
Let Us Have Peace - 1868 presidential campaign slogan of
Ulysses S. Grant Vote as You Shot — 1868 presidential campaign slogan of Ulysses S. Grant
Rum, Romanism and Rebellion - U.S. presidential election, 1884, Republicans attack opposition for views against prohibition
Four more years of the full dinner pail — 1900 U.S. presidential slogan of
William McKinley Let Well Enough Alone — 1900 presidential campaign slogan of William McKinley.
He kept us out of war" —
Woodrow Wilson 1916 U.S. Presidential campaign slogan "He proved the pen mightier than the sword." —
Woodrow Wilson 1916 U.S. Presidential campaign slogan
Return to normalcy — 1920 U.S. presidential campaign theme of
Warren G. Harding, referring to returning to normal times following World War I.
Keep Cool and Keep Coolidge — The 1924 presidential campaign slogan of
Happy Days Are Here Again — 1932 slogan by Democratic presidential candidate
Franklin D. Roosevelt. We are turning the corner — 1932 campaign slogan in the depths of the
Great Depression by Republican president Herbert Hoover.
Defeat the New Deal and Its Reckless Spending — 1936 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of
Alfred M. Landon Let's Get Another Deck — 1936 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Alfred M. Landon, an answer to the "new deal" of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Let's Make It a Landon-Slide — 1936 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Alfred M. Landon
Life, Liberty, and Landon — 1936 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Alfred M. Landon
Remember Hoover! — 1936 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Franklin D. Roosevelt
No Fourth Term Either — 1940 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of
Wendell L. Willkie Roosevelt for Ex-President — 1940 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Wendell Willkie
There's No Indispensable Man — 1940 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Wendell L. Willkie
We Want Willkie — 1940 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Wendell L. Willkie
Win with Willkie — 1940 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Wendell L. Willkie
Better A Third Term — 1940 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Don't swap horses in midstream — 1944 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Franklin Roosevelt.
We are going to win this war and the peace that follows — 1944 campaign slogan in the midst of World War II by Democratic president Franklin D. Roosevelt
I'm just wild about Harry — 1948 U.S. presidential slogan of
Harry S. Truman, taken from a 1921 popular song title written by Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake Pour it on 'em, Harry! — 1948 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Harry S. Truman
Give Em Hell, Harry!
I still like Ike — 1956 U.S presidential campaign slogan of Dwight D. Eisenhower
Peace and Prosperity — 1956 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Dwight D. Eisenhower
A time for greatness 1960 — U.S. presidential campaign theme of
John F. Kennedy (Kennedy also used "We Can Do Better").
All the way with LBJ — 1964 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of
Lyndon B. Johnson In Your Heart, You Know He's Right — 1964 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of
This time, vote like your whole world depended on it — (1968) slogan of
Richard Nixon, written by Norman Herwood. To Begin Anew... — Gene McCarthy 1968
[3 ] Nixon's the One — Richard M. Nixon, 1968
Nixon Now — Richard M. Nixon, 1972 (also, "Nixon Now, More than Ever")
Are You Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago? - presidential campaign of
Morning Again in America — Ronald Reagan Slogan for 1984 Presidential Election
Where's the Beef - used by
For People, for a Change — 1992 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of
Bill Clinton It's the economy, stupid — 1992 campaign slogan of Bill Clinton's campaign to refer to President Bush's promise of "no new taxes"
It's Time to Change America — a theme of the 1992 U.S. presidential campaign of Bill Clinton
Putting People First — 1992 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Bill Clinton
Ross for Boss — a 1992 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of independent presidential candidate
H. Ross Perot.
Building a bridge to the twenty-first century - Bill Clinton
Yes We Can — Barack Obama campaign chant, 2008 "Change We Can Believe In." Also, simply: "Change." — 2008 US presidential campaign slogan of Barack Obama during the primaries.
"Change We Need." and "Change." - 2008 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of Barack Obama during the general election.
Country First — 2008 U.S. presidential campaign slogan of
John McCain Drill, baby, Drill! — 2008 US presidential campaign chant of John McCain, used by his Vice Presidential candidate
Sarah Palin. This phrase was often chanted as a call for America to consume domestic oil reserves. The phrase was originally coined by [6 ] Michael Steele at the 2008 Republican National Convention. [7 ] "Reform, prosperity and peace" — 2008 U.S. Presidential motto of John McCain.
[8 ] [9 ] People Fighting Back or We'll fight back —
Ralph Nader campaign slogan
Forward. -- 2012 U.S. Presidential slogan of Barack Obama.
Believe in America—2012 U.S. Presidential slogan of
Mitt Romney. Restore America Now — 2012 U.S. Presidential slogan of
Ron Paul. The People's President--
Gary Johnson campaign slogan A Green New Deal for America—Official slogan of the
Jill Stein campaign Go Greens—Unofficial slogan of the Jill Stein campaign, chanted at Green party rallies
Citizenship Matters —
Virgil Goode campaign slogan
Critical slogans [ edit ]
Tippecanoe and Tyler Too — 1840 U.S. presidential slogan used by William Henry Harrison and John Tyler
Turn the Rascals Out — 1872 anti-Grant slogan against the Era of Good Stealings
Ma, Ma where's my Pa? — 1884 U.S. presidential slogan used by the
James Blaine supporters against his opponent Grover Cleveland, the slogan referred to fact Cleveland had fathered an illegitimate child in 1874. When Cleveland was elected President, his supporters added the line, "Gone to the White House, Ha, Ha, Ha!" In Your Guts, You Know He's Nuts — An unofficial anti-Barry Goldwater slogan, parodying "In Your Heart, You know He's Right", 1964.
Acid, Amnesty, and Abortion for All — 1972 anti-Democratic Party slogan, from a statement made to reporter
Bob Novak by Missouri Senator Thomas F. Eagleton (as related in Novak's 2007 memoir, Prince of Darkness) Leave no Billionaire Behind — Anti-
George W. Bush "Don't Change Horsemen Mid-apocalypse," — parody of "don't change horses in midstream" used by critics of
George W. Bush "Obama Isn't Working" — slogan used by
Mitt Romney's 2012 campaign, a takeoff of " Labour Isn't Working," similar campaign previously used by the British Conservative Party "NOBAMA" — A chant used by
Tea Party Americans against the policies of Barack Obama between 2008 and 2012
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]