Famous Presidential Speeches

George Washington's First Inaugural Address

George Washington's Farewell Address

James Monroe's State of the Nation Address, Proclaiming the Monroe Doctrine

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

Theodore Roosevelt's “The Man with the Muck Rake” Speech

Woodrow Wilson's War Message, Advising Congress to Declare War on Germany

Franklin D. Roosevelt's First Fireside Chat

Franklin D. Roosevelt's Third Inaugural Address

Franklin D. Roosevelt's War Message, Asking Congress to Declare War on Japan

Harry Truman's Farewell Address

John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address

Lyndon Johnson's State of the Union Address, Proposing the “Great Society” Program

Richard Nixon's Resignation Speech

Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Address

George H. W. Bush's State of the Union Address, Envisioning One Thousand Points of Light

William Clinton's Inaugural Address

George W. Bush's Address to Congress and the American People