Timelines
Presidential Term Limit

  • 1796
    Washington Steps Down After Two Terms

  • 1809
    Jefferson Leaves After Two Terms

  • 1912
    Theodore Roosevelt Runs For Third Term

  • 1940
    Franklin D. Roosevelt Elected For Third Term

  • 1944
    Franklin D. Roosevelt Wins Fourth Term

  • 1947
    Congress Passes 22nd Amendment

  • 1951
    22nd Amendment Is Ratified

  • 1986
    Repeal Of 22nd Amendment Introduced