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U.S. President History
1916 - U.S. President Woodrow Wilson made a speech at the Leauge to Enforce Peace meeting in Washington, DC. He said that the U.S. would be willing to join in an organization that would ensure the freedom of the seas, protect all small countries from aggression and stop wars begun in violation of treaties. Former U.S. President Taft was the president of the league.
1941 - U.S. President Roosevelt proclaimed an "unlimited national emergency" amid rising world tension.
1967 - The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy was christened by Jaqueline Kennedy.
1986 - U.S. President Ronald Reagan ordered two Poseidon-class submarines be dismantled.
1997 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the sexual harassment suit filed by Paula Jones could continue while President Clinton was in office.
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U.S. President Quotes
|"If liberty can blossom in the rocky soil of the West Bank and Gaza, it will inspire millions of men and women around the globe who are equally weary of poverty and oppression, equally entitled to the benefits of democratic government. I have a hope for the people of Muslim countries. Your commitments to morality, and learning, and tolerance led to great historical achievements. And those values are alive in the Islamic world today. You have a rich culture, and you share the aspirations of men and women in every culture. Prosperity and freedom and dignity are not just American hopes, or Western hopes. They are universal, human hopes. And even in the violence and turmoil of the Middle East, America believes those hopes have the power to transform lives and nations." |
- U.S. President George W. Bush calling for New Palestinian Leadership, June 24, 2002
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