SPEECH TEXTS

SPEECH TEXTS

Washington, George "First Inaugural Address" 30 April 1789 

Washington, George "Farewell Address" 9 September 1796 

John Adams Inaugural Address 4 March 1797

John Adams "First Inaugural Address" 4 March 1801

Lincoln, Abraham  "Address before the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois" 27 January 1838 

Lincoln, Abraham  "Address before the Springfield Washington Temperance Society" 22 February 1842 

Lincoln, Abraham  "First Inaugural Address" 4 March 1861

Lincoln, Abraham  "Gettysburg Address" 19 November 1863 

Lincoln, Abraham  "Second Inaugural Address" 4 March 1865 

Lincoln, Abraham  "Cooper Institute Address" 27 February 1860 

Frederick Douglass "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" 5 July 1852 

Jefferson Davis "Inaugural Address," 18 February 1861

Elizabeth Cady Stanton "The Solitude of Self" January 1892

Roosevelt, Theodore - "Inaugural Address," 4 March 1905 

Jane Addams "Why Women Should Vote" 1915

Carrie Chapman Catt "Do You Know?" 1915 

Wilson, Woodrow "Fourteen Points" 8 January 1918

Darrow, Clarence "Mercy for Leopold and Loeb," August 1924

Roosevelt, Franklin D. - "First Inaugural Address," 4 March 1933

Martin Luther King "I Have a Dream" 28 August 1963 

Ronald Reagan "Address at the U.S.-French Ceremony at Omaha Beach on the 40th Anniversary of D-Day." 6 June 1984

Thomas, Clarence  "I Am a Man, a Black Man, an American" 29 July 98

Clinton, Hillary Rodham  "Women's Rights are Human Rights" 5 September 1995

Clinton, Bill "Map Room Speech" 17 August 1998

Al Gore's Concession Speech 12/13/2000

George W. Bush Speech after Gore's Concession 12/13/2000

President Bill Clinton's Remarks at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner 4/29/2000