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I would say that TJ was one of my favorite early presidents, but I'm also particularly fond of Adams and Washington. Face it, some of our early founders were just outright cool. Jefferson is known for writing the Declaration and the Bill of Rights (so back off MPAA and RIAA!), and he commissioned the famous Lewis and Clark expedition, which was designed to map out just what the U.S. had gotten itself into with the Louisiana Purchase.
We honor Jefferson's role in American exploration with a GPS application. There are a ton of great GPS applications, but none fit the bill so appropriately as the TomTom app for the iPhone.
James Madison can rightly be considered the father of the United States Constitution, perhaps the most important document ever written, and the man who gave Ron Paul a reason to live. He wrote the Federalist Papers, and, as our fourth president, had the sad role of serving as president when the White House was torched by the British in 1814. This is why, every August 24th, we here at ZDNET look at our own resident British blogger, Zack Whittaker, raise our right arm, and yell "Darn you, British!" Okay, actually, we don't. We quite like Zack. But we're still not going to let him near the White House. Just sayin'.
Now, I could send you many of the burning things apps scattered all through the various app stores, but Madison's important role as father of the Constitution can lead us to only one app, the U.S. Constitution for Android.
Monroe was the last founding father to become president. He also governed during what was called "the Era of Good Feelings," a shocking period in American history where there was little partisan strife. He admitted the Missouri territory, and bought Florida in 1821 (for which, as a Florida resident, I don't think I'll ever be able to forgive him). Personally, I can't believe that nobody ever created an iPhone or Android app called Hanging Chad, but maybe that's just me.
In any case, in honor of the Era of Good Feelings, we bring you the source of all happiness, Ben & Jerry’s Scoop of Happiness. Just be careful. Happiness can be fattening.