Great Virginians

April 7, 2020

Title: Great Virginians Date: July 6, 1922 Location: Fredericksburg, VA We meet here out of reverence for the past. We come with that resolution, which has characterized Americans, to show by our actions our adherence to those seasoned and established principles which have made our country the greatest among the nations of the earth. It is out of this that there is created the […]

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Speech at Mount Rushmore

April 24, 2014

Title: Speech at Mount Rushmore Date: August 10, 1927 Location: Keystone, South Dakota Summary: This speech took place at the opening of the work on Rushmore Mountain in the Black Hills.  (Original document available here) We have come here to dedicate a cornerstone that was laid by the hand of the Almighty. On this towering wall of Rushmore, in […]

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The Genius of America

April 24, 2014

Title: The Genius of America, delivered to a delegation of foreign-born citizens Date: October 16, 1924 Location: The White House, Washington, DC (Original document available here) The members of this delegation, whom I have much pleasure in receiving, are all American citizens who chance to have been born in other countries than our own. You have called upon […]

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