Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents Volume 1: 1789-1901
- Applewood Books
- Paperback: 204 pages
This revised edition of the first volume of The Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States begins with the first inaugural address of George Washington (1789) and concludes with the second inaugural address of William McKinley (1901). Outlining the life of a nation through its most famous speeches, these addresses show the United States presidents' vision and policy. Volume 1 includes the inaugural addresses of George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, James Knox Polk, Zachary Taylor, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, and William McKinley.
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