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Presidential Addresses and Messages

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Presidential Addresses and Messages

This book brings together the annual messages to Congress of several U.S. presidents as well as inaugural and farewell addresses.

Source: This book was compiled by the Florida Center for Instructional Technology and includes passages from multiple sources. Please refer to the passage pages for further source information.

Annual Message to Congress, January 8, 1790
George Washington's first Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 8, 1790
George Washington's second Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, October 25, 1791
George Washington's third Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, November 6, 1792
George Washington's fourth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1793
George Washington's fifth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, November 19, 1794
George Washington's sixth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 8, 1795
George Washington's seventh Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 7, 1796
George Washington's eighth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, November 22, 1797
John Adam's first Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 8, 1798
John Adam's second Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1799
John Adam's third Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, November 22, 1800
John Adam's fourth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 8, 1801
Thomas Jefferson's first Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 15, 1802
Thomas Jefferson's second Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, October 17, 1803
Thomas Jefferson's third Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, November 8, 1804
Thomas Jefferson's fourth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1805
Thomas Jefferson's fifth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, December 2, 1806
Thomas Jefferson's sixth Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
Annual Message to Congress, October 27, 1807
Thomas Jefferson's seventh Annual Address to Congress (now known as the State of the Union Address).
George Washington Prevents the Revolt of his Officers, March 15, 1783
George Washington addresses the officers a Newburgh in an attempt to prevent a possible uprising.
Farewell Address, September 19, 1796
George Washington's Farewell Address was written to "The People of the United States" near the end of his second term as President of the United States and before his retirement to Mount Vernon.
First Inaugural Address, New York, April 30, 1789
George Washington's first inaugural address delivered at Federal Hall in New York City, April 30, 1789.
The Second Inaugural Address of President Abraham Lincoln, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1865
Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address on March 4, 1865, during his inauguration at the start of his second term as President of the United States.
First Inaugural Address, Washington, D.C., March 4, 1801
Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural address, presented in Washington, D.C. in March of 1801.
Second Inaugural Address, Washington D.C., March 4, 1805
Thomas Jefferson's second inaugural address, presented in Washington, D.C. in March of 1805.
  • Year Published: 2012
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 11.9
  • Word Count: 55,109
  • Genre: Speech
  • Keywords: freedom, peace, prosperity, war
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