Modern History Sourcebook:
Inaugural Addresses of US Presidents
It has been a tradition for each US President to begin each term of office with a
speech at his inauguration. A few of these speeches give real insight into a presidency,
or that state of the country at the time. Others are more quotidien. The more important
ones are highlighted below. All these texts are located at the University of Oklahoma Chronology of US Historical Documents site.
President Clinton's 1997 and 1998 State of the Union Addresses
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