Category Archives: American Presidents

James Miller Center: President Lyndon Johnson: Remarks on Decision to Not Seek Reelection in 1968

When President Lyndon Johnson decided not to run for reelection in March of 1968, the United States was very divided, but they were united around the fact that they didn’t like Lyndon Johnson as their President. His approval rating was … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Lyndon Johnson Signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Source: James Miller Center: LBJ Signs Civil Rights Act of 1964 President Lyndon Johnson signing of the 1964 Civil Rights is one of the most important moments in American history. Because he signed a law that granted access to millions of … Continue reading

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President Franklin Roosevelt: The New Deal

Source:Kyrack Kramer– President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat, New York) 32nd President of the United States (1933-45) the New Deal is probably his most memorable domestic legislative accomplishment. “Franklin Delano Roosevelt died in office on 12 April 1945, just a few … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: President Harry S. Truman- First Speech to Congress

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState Imagine living on a desert island all by yourself or locked up in solitary confinement for months and then suddenly being released one day and being told you have to run … Continue reading

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The Book Archive: ‘We Work Again 1930s’- The Legacy of The New Deal

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS FreeState The New Deal, a monster that Libertarians and Conservatives would probably describe the New Deal as something they would like to tear down and perhaps start over with more of a … Continue reading

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CBS News: President Harry S. Truman- Inaugural Adress (01-20-1949)

Source:CBS News– President Harry S. Truman (Democrat, Missouri) 33rd President of the United States, delivering his inaugural address, in 1949. “Truman’s inaugural address came as the world began its recovery from World War II, and underscored the split in values … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: FDR Fireside Chat 7: ‘On the Social Security Act- The History of Social Security’

Source:FRS FreeState “Edited version of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s seventh fireside chat, delivered April 28, 1935. For full audio and transcripts of presidential speeches, please visit http://millercenter.org/scripps/archi…” Source:James Miller Center When Franklin Roosevelt became President of the United States in … Continue reading

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Inside App: ‘President Lyndon Johnson Signs Medicare Law’

Source:Inside App– President Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat, Texas) signing President Harry Truman’s idea into law, in 1965. Source:FRS FreeState  “The Medicare and Medicaid bill passes both houses of congress by an overwhelming vote. President Johnson signs it into law on … Continue reading

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