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Best (+) and worst (-) president of the United States to handle Gallup's most important problems?

EatTheRich

President
My vote:

Inflation +George Washington (independent) -Donald Trump (Republican)
Economy in general +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Ronald Reagan (R)
Fuel/oil prices +Donald Trump (R) -Jimmy Carter (Democratic Party)
Lack of money +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Ronald Reagan (R)
Unemployment/jobs +Franklin Roosevelt (D) -Thomas Jefferson (Democratic-Republican)
Federal budget deficit/federal debt +Andrew Jackson (D) -Donald Trump (R)
Recession +Franklin Roosevelt (D) -Martin Van Buren (D)
Gap between rich and poor +Abraham Lincoln (R/National Union Party) -Ronald Reagan (R)
Foreign trade/trade deficit +John Adams (Federalist) -Ronald Reagan (R)
Wage issues +James K. Polk (D) -Thomas Jefferson (DR)
Taxes +Abraham Lincoln (R/NUP) -George W. Bush (R)
The government/poor leadership +Abraham Lincoln (R/NUP) -Woodrow Wilson (D)
Guns/gun control +George W. Bush (R) -Bill Clinton (D)
Crime/violence +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Donald Trump (R)
Immigration +James K. Polk (D) -Dwight D. Eisenhower (R)
Unifying the country +Franklin Roosevelt (D) -James Buchanan (D)
Ethics/moral/religious/family decline +John Quincy Adams (DR/National Republican) -Donald Trump (R)
Race relations/racism +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Andrew Jackson (D)
Poverty/hunger/homelessness +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Ronald Reagan (R)
School shootings +Bill Clinton (D) -Donald Trump (R)
Judicial system/courts/laws +Jimmy Carter (D) -Franklin Roosevelt (D)
Environment/pollution/climate change +Jimmy Carter (D) -Donald Trump (R)
Healthcare +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Donald Trump (R)
Energy/lack of energy sources +Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) -Warren G. Harding (R)
Education +John Quincy Adams (DR/NR) -Donald Trump (R)
Coronavirus/diseases +Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) -Donald Trump (R)
Lack of respect for each other +Barack Obama (D) -Donald Trump (R)
Foreign policy/foreign aid/focus overseas +John Adams (F) -Richard Nixon (R)
Abortion +Gerald Ford (R) -Donald Trump (R)
Elections/election reform +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Donald Trump (R)
Welfare +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Calvin Coolidge (R)
Situation with Russia +John Adams (F) -Lyndon B. Johnson (D)
National security +George Washington (i) -Franklin Roosevelt (D)
The media +Thomas Jefferson (DR) -Franklin Roosevelt (D)
International issues, problems +John Adams (F) -Richard Nixon (R)
Situation with China +George Washington (i) -Richard Nixon (R)
Police brutality +Barack Obama (D) -Richard Nixon (R)
Infrastructure +John Quincy Adams (DR/NR) -Warren G. Harding (R)
Terrorism +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Donald Trump (R)
Wars/war/fear of war +Abraham Lincoln (R/NUP) -Harry Truman (D)
Drugs +George Washington (i) -George H.W. Bush (R)
Children's behavior/way they are raised +John Quincy Adams (DR/NR) -Donald Trump (R)
Situation in Afghanistan +Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) -Richard Nixon (R)
Care for the elderly/Medicare +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Ronald Reagan (R)
Lack of military defense +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Thomas Jefferson (DR)
Advancement of computers/technology +Franklin Roosevelt (D) -Thomas Jefferson (DR)
Social security +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Calvin Coolidge (R)
Other non-economic (my choice=women's rights) +Gerald Ford (R) -Andrew Johnson (NUP/D)
Best & worst overall +Abraham Lincoln (R/NUP) -Franklin Roosevelt (D)

What say you?
 
My vote:

Inflation +George Washington (independent) -Donald Trump (Republican)
Economy in general +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Ronald Reagan (R)
Fuel/oil prices +Donald Trump (R) -Jimmy Carter (Democratic Party)
Lack of money +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Ronald Reagan (R)
Unemployment/jobs +Franklin Roosevelt (D) -Thomas Jefferson (Democratic-Republican)
Federal budget deficit/federal debt +Andrew Jackson (D) -Donald Trump (R)
Recession +Franklin Roosevelt (D) -Martin Van Buren (D)
Gap between rich and poor +Abraham Lincoln (R/National Union Party) -Ronald Reagan (R)
Foreign trade/trade deficit +John Adams (Federalist) -Ronald Reagan (R)
Wage issues +James K. Polk (D) -Thomas Jefferson (DR)
Taxes +Abraham Lincoln (R/NUP) -George W. Bush (R)
The government/poor leadership +Abraham Lincoln (R/NUP) -Woodrow Wilson (D)
Guns/gun control +George W. Bush (R) -Bill Clinton (D)
Crime/violence +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Donald Trump (R)
Immigration +James K. Polk (D) -Dwight D. Eisenhower (R)
Unifying the country +Franklin Roosevelt (D) -James Buchanan (D)
Ethics/moral/religious/family decline +John Quincy Adams (DR/National Republican) -Donald Trump (R)
Race relations/racism +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Andrew Jackson (D)
Poverty/hunger/homelessness +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Ronald Reagan (R)
School shootings +Bill Clinton (D) -Donald Trump (R)
Judicial system/courts/laws +Jimmy Carter (D) -Franklin Roosevelt (D)
Environment/pollution/climate change +Jimmy Carter (D) -Donald Trump (R)
Healthcare +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Donald Trump (R)
Energy/lack of energy sources +Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) -Warren G. Harding (R)
Education +John Quincy Adams (DR/NR) -Donald Trump (R)
Coronavirus/diseases +Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) -Donald Trump (R)
Lack of respect for each other +Barack Obama (D) -Donald Trump (R)
Foreign policy/foreign aid/focus overseas +John Adams (F) -Richard Nixon (R)
Abortion +Gerald Ford (R) -Donald Trump (R)
Elections/election reform +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Donald Trump (R)
Welfare +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Calvin Coolidge (R)
Situation with Russia +John Adams (F) -Lyndon B. Johnson (D)
National security +George Washington (i) -Franklin Roosevelt (D)
The media +Thomas Jefferson (DR) -Franklin Roosevelt (D)
International issues, problems +John Adams (F) -Richard Nixon (R)
Situation with China +George Washington (i) -Richard Nixon (R)
Police brutality +Barack Obama (D) -Richard Nixon (R)
Infrastructure +John Quincy Adams (DR/NR) -Warren G. Harding (R)
Terrorism +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Donald Trump (R)
Wars/war/fear of war +Abraham Lincoln (R/NUP) -Harry Truman (D)
Drugs +George Washington (i) -George H.W. Bush (R)
Children's behavior/way they are raised +John Quincy Adams (DR/NR) -Donald Trump (R)
Situation in Afghanistan +Dwight D. Eisenhower (R) -Richard Nixon (R)
Care for the elderly/Medicare +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Ronald Reagan (R)
Lack of military defense +Ulysses S. Grant (R) -Thomas Jefferson (DR)
Advancement of computers/technology +Franklin Roosevelt (D) -Thomas Jefferson (DR)
Social security +Lyndon B. Johnson (D) -Calvin Coolidge (R)
Other non-economic (my choice=women's rights) +Gerald Ford (R) -Andrew Johnson (NUP/D)
Best & worst overall +Abraham Lincoln (R/NUP) -Franklin Roosevelt (D)

What say you?
Worst is definitely Andrew Jackson. He should have been impeached for failing to enforce Cherokee vs. Georgia. It set a terrible precedent where the executive branch picks and chooses which laws to enforce.
 
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