Being the U.S. president has to be one of the hardest jobs on the planet. Getting to the white house is like climbing Mount Everest when you reach the top, you are in the limelight, everyone is looking at what the presidents offer. The United States, throughout its history, has had successful and memorable Heads of State both for great works and terrible reigns ever. Among the presidents of the U.S. so far in history, some have been rated highly as the benchmark of success in the White House while others have received the worst rating from both historians and scholars. The list of the worst U.S. presidents in history is determined based on weighted means of the compiled rankings of the presidential greatness surveys and political science and historian scholars academic survey carried out over the years in the history of the presidents of the country. Leadership qualities, presidential achievements, faults, and failures are some of the factors considered in the ranking. This top ten list outlines 10 of the worst U.S. presidents in history and why.