American Inaugurals: The Speeches, the Presidents and Their by Kristen Woronoff

By Kristen Woronoff

Provides the inaugural address(es) of every of the presidents, from George Washington via George W. Bush, in addition to short biographical info and old occasions of word in the course of their term(s) of place of work.

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This policy became Continental Congress. known as the Monroe Doctrine. He served two terms as President Monroe was married to Elizabeth Elizabeth Monroe president of the United Kortwright Monroe. The couple had two States—he was re-elected when he ran unopposed in ★ Monroe attended the College of William and Mary when he was only sixteen years old. 1820. S. senator. ” This label arose ★ Monroe was the first president to deliver his Inaugural Address largely because the major outdoors. political parties—the ★ Monroe’s daughter was the first woman to be married in the Federalists and the White House.

Our commerce had been in a great measure driven from the sea, our Atlantic and inland frontiers were invaded in almost every part; the waste of life along our coast and on some parts of our inland frontiers, to the defense of which our gallant and patriotic citizens were called, was immense, in addition to which not less than $120,000,000 were added at its end to the public debt. As soon as the war had terminated, the nation, admonished by its events, resolved to place itself in a situation which should be better calculated to prevent the recurrence of a like evil, and, in case it should recur, to 46 AMERICAN INAUGURALS mitigate its calamities.

But it ought always . . ” Monroe’s use of the term “militia” refers to armed, trained groups of citizens that protected settlers from Native Americans and foreign powers. Today, the militia is referred to as the National Guard. faithful and meritorious service. Relying on the aid to be derived from the other departments of the Government, I enter on the trust to which I have been called by the suffrages of my fellow-citizens with my fervent prayers to the Almighty that He will be graciously pleased to continue to us that protection which He has already so conspicuously displayed in our favor.

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