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Federal Government Resources: Addresses of Presidents of the United States

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Oath of Office

Executive Oath of Office:

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”

—United States Constitution, Article II, Section 1, Clause 8

Start of the Union

State of the Union Messages to the Congress:

"He shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the state of the union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient;"

- Article II, Section 3, United States Constitution


MORE Executive docs

American Presidency Project

amazing resource:
• Public Papers of the Presidents
• State of the Union Addresses & Messages
• Inaugural Addresses • Weekly Addresses • Fireside Chats
• News Conferences • Executive Orders • Proclamations
• Signing Statements • Press Briefings
• Statements of Administration Policy
• Economic Report of the President • Debates
• Convention Speeches • Party Platforms
• 2012, 2008, 2004, and 1960 Election Documents
• 2009 and 2001 Transition
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