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The 15 Most Inspiring Presidential Speeches in American History

Over the centuries, millions upon millions of words have been used by U.S. presidents to motivate, caution, reassure, and guide the American people. Join HeinOnline in rediscovering some of the greatest presidential speeches in American history.

White House with Green Trees

5 U.S. Presidential Commissions That Have Fueled Conspiracy Theorists

For more than a century, presidents have created advisory groups (also called committees, commissions, boards, blue ribbon panels, or task forces) to advise them on particular issues. Learn about five of them with HeinOnline’s Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions database.

Crowd at New York's American Union Bank during Great Depression

A Quick ‘N Easy Guide to FDR’s Most Influential New Deal Programs

The 1920s-1930s witnessed most severe economic downturn the industrialized Western world had ever seen. In the United States, recovery was primarily helmed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt through his first and second “New Deal.” Rediscover the legislation with HeinOnline.

President Obama

Hope and Change: Revisiting Barack Obama’s Historic Presidency

More than a decade ago, Barack Obama became not only the 44th president of the United States, but also the first African-American to serve in the office. Join HeinOnline as we explore the highlights of those eight years with the most comprehensive presidential collection!

Bill Clinton giving speech

Secrets of the Serial Set: The Impeachment of Bill Clinton

As of this month, it’s been a year since our initial release of the Serial Set in HeinOnline … celebrate with another installment of our Secrets of the Serial Set series! This month, we dive into the events surrounding the 1998 impeachment of President William Jefferson Clinton.

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Celebrating Presidents’ Day with Abraham Lincoln and George Washington

The American holiday of Presidents’ Day was originally established in 1885 in recognition of the first President of the United States, George Washington. It was officially called Washington’s Birthday and observed as a federal holiday on February 22nd, Washington’s actual day of birth.

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