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Chronological List of Events.
1: Challenges to Domestic Tranquility.
2: President George Washington Authorizes Military Intervention to Confront the Whiskey Rebellion, 1794.
3: President James Buchanan Alludes to the Dred Scott Case in Inaugural Address, 1857.
4: President Andrew Johnson Vetoes the Second Reconstruction Act, 1867.
5: President Ulysses S. Grant Suspends Writ of Habeas Corpus in Parts of South Carolina, 1871.
6: President Grover Cleveland Takes Action Regarding Violence toward Chinese Immigrants, 1886.
7: President Grover Cleveland Intervenes in Pullman Strike, 1894.
8: President Theodore Roosevelt Remarks on the Importance of Conservation, 1903.
9: President Woodrow Wilson Endorses the Nineteenth Amendment, 1918.
10: President Warren Harding Speaks to the Public about Prohibition, 1923.
11: President Calvin Coolidge Orders Legislation Requiring Documentation from Immigrants, 1926.
12: President Herbert Hoover Comments on the Bonus Army Investigation, 1932.
13: President Franklin D. Roosevelt Discusses the New Deal in Fireside Chat, 1933.
14: President Franklin D. Roosevelt Signs Conservation Act amid the Dust Bowl, 1936.
15: President Dwight D. Eisenhower Sends Federal Support to Little Rock, Arkansas, 1957.
16: President John F. Kennedy Outlines Civil Rights Act in Report, 1963.
17: President Richard Nixon Answers Question about Kent State University Protest, 1970.
18: President Gerald R. Ford Creates Emergency Immunization Program during Swine Flu Outbreak, 1976.
19: President Jimmy Carter Addresses the Nation about Its Crisis of Confidence, 1979.
20: President Ronald Reagan Fires Air Traffic Controllers on Strike, 1981.
21: President Ronald Reagan Acknowledges AIDS Crisis, 1985.
22: President Bill Clinton Remembers Oklahoma City Bombing Victims, 1995.
23: President Bill Clinton Calls for Gun Control Legislation following Columbine Shooting, 1999.
24: President Barack Obama Gives Remarks at Sandy Hook Interfaith Prayer Vigil, 2012.
25: President Barack Obama Gives Update on the U.S. Response to Ebola Outbreak, 2014.
26: President Barack Obama Remembers Michael Brown and Discusses Race, Class, and Criminal Justice Reform in the United States, 2015.
27: President Donald Trump Takes Executive Action to Combat Opioid Crisis, 2017.
28: President Donald Trump’s Remarks on White Supremacist Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, 2017.
29: Economy and Livelihoods.
30: President James Monroe Discusses the Economic Crisis Facing the Nation, 1819.
31: President Andrew Jackson Vetoes the Re-Charter of the Second National Bank, 1832.
32: President Martin Van Buren Addresses Congress during the Economic Panic of 1837.
33: President John Tyler Vetoes Bill to Create a National Bank, 1841.
34: President James Buchanan Addresses Congress about the Nation’s Economic Struggles, 1858.
35: President Ulysses S. Grant Plans to Revitalize a Floundering Economy, 1875.
36: President Grover Cleveland Promotes Importance of Financial Soundness, 1895.
37: President Theodore Roosevelt Endorses Anti-Trust Measures, 1903.
38: President Herbert Hoover Wrestles with the Stock Market Crash, 1930.
39: President Herbert Hoover Signs the Norris-LaGuardia Act, 1932.
40: President George H. W. Bush Outlines a Bailout to Address the Savings and Loans Crisis, 1989.
41: President Bill Clinton Delivers Remarks on Government Shutdown, 1995.
42: President Barack Obama Introduces Measures to Pull America Out of the Great Recession, 2009.
43: President Barack Obama Gives Remarks on Government Shutdown, 2013.
44: Donald Trump Links Illegal Immigration to Government Shutdown, 2019.
45: Natural and Technological Disasters.
46: President Benjamin Harrison Addresses the Nation about the Johnstown Flood, 1889.
47: President Calvin Coolidge Addresses the Red Cross after the Mississippi Flood, 1927.
48: President Lyndon B. Johnson Provides Federal Aid to Alaska after Earthquake, 1964.
49: The White House Prepares a Moon Disaster Speech for President Richard Nixon, 1969.
50: President Jimmy Carter Visits Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant Following Meltdown, 1979.
51: President Jimmy Carter Visits Washington after Mount St. Helens Eruption, 1980.
52: President Ronald Reagan Mourns the Loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger, 1986.
53: President George H. W. Bush Gives Statement on Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, 1989.
54: President George W. Bush Gives Remarks on Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster, 2003.
55: President George W. Bush Tours Areas Damaged by Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
56: President Barack Obama Discusses Status of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, 2010.
57: President Barack Obama Updates Nation on Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts, 2012.
58: President Donald Trump Tweets about U.S. Response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, 2018.
59: President Donald Trump Tweets about Wildfires in California, 2018.
60: Political Scandals and Tragedies.
61: President Andrew Johnson Removes Edwin M. Stanton as Secretary of War, 1868.
62: President Theodore Roosevelt Announces the Death of President William McKinley, 1901.
63: President Woodrow Wilson Creates Committee on Public Information during Red Scare, 1917.
64: President Harry Truman Fires General Douglas MacArthur, 1951.
65: President Harry Truman Attempts to Discredit McCarthyism, 1952.
66: President Lyndon B. Johnson Declares National Day of Mourning for President John F. Kennedy, 1963.
67: President Lyndon B. Johnson Makes Statement about Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1968.
68: President Richard Nixon Announces Resignation after Watergate Scandal, 1974.
69: President Gerald R. Ford Grants Pardon to Richard Nixon, 1974.
70: President Ronald Reagan Denies Illegal Involvement in Iran-Contra Scandal, 1987.
71: President Bill Clinton Gives Remarks Prior to Vote on First Article of Impeachment, 1998.
72: President Donald Trump Makes Statement during United States–Russia Summit in Helsinki, 2018.
73: War and Conflict.
74: President George Washington Issues Neutrality Proclamation in the War between England and France, 1793.
75: President John Adams Wrestles over War with France after Passage of Alien and Sedition Acts, 1798.
76: President Thomas Jefferson Responds to British Provocations during the Napoleonic War, 1807.
77: President James Madison Calls All Citizens to Unite in Defense of the District of Columbia, 1814.
78: President James Monroe Ratifies Missouri as a Slave State with the Missouri Compromise, 1821.
79: President Andrew Jackson Praises the Indian Removal Act, 1830.
80: President James Polk Prepares for War against Mexico, 1846.
81: President Millard Fillmore Addresses Congress about the Compromise of 1850.
82: President Franklin Pierce Intervenes in “Bleeding Kansas,” 1856.
83: President Abraham Lincoln Issues the Emancipation Proclamation, 1863.
84: President Abraham Lincoln Delivers the Gettysburg Address, 1863.
85: President Abraham Lincoln Ponders the Future of Slavery and Citizenship in America, 1863.
86: President William McKinley Facilitates Occupation of the Philippines, 1898.
87: President Woodrow Wilson Seeks Peace during World War I, 1918.
88: President Franklin D. Roosevelt Declares War against Japan, 1941.
89: President Franklin D. Roosevelt Gives State of the Union Address during World War II, 1944.
90: President Harry Truman Drops Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, 1945.
91: President Harry Truman Nationalizes Steel Industry during Korean War, 1952.
92: President Dwight D. Eisenhower Warns about the Implications of Russia’s Sputnik Space Satellite, 1958.
93: President Dwight D. Eisenhower Addresses the Press about U-2 Plane Incident, 1960.
94: President John F. Kennedy Speaks about the Bay of Pigs Fiasco, 1961.
95: President John F. Kennedy Warns Soviet Union about Actions in Berlin, 1961.
96: President John F. Kennedy Gives Report on Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.
97: President Lyndon B. Johnson Vows Continued Support for South Vietnam in Letter to General Minh, 1964.
98: President Lyndon B. Johnson Gives Report on Gulf of Tonkin Incident, 1964.
99: President Jimmy Carter Gives Statement on Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979.
100: President Ronald Reagan Addresses Bombing of U.S. Military Barracks in Beirut, 1983.
101: President George H. W. Bush Discusses the Persian Gulf Crisis, 1990.
102: President Bill Clinton Addresses Military Efforts in Somalia after Ambush in Mogadishu, 1993.
103: President Bill Clinton Responds to Terrorist Attack on USS Cole, 2000.
104: President George W. Bush Addresses the Nation after 9/11 Terror Attacks, 2001.
105: President Barack Obama Makes Statement on Attack on U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, 2012.
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