3 Reasons Why the Vice-Presidency Matters

3 Reasons Why the Vice-Presidency Matters

“My country,” a frustrated John Adams once wrote about the vice presidency, “has in its wisdom contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.”  He has not been alone throughout our...
Can You Name the 10 Incumbent Presidents Who Were Defeated for Election?

Can You Name the 10 Incumbent Presidents Who Were Defeated for Election?

In our nation’s history, ten incumbent Presidents have been defeated at the polls when seeking a second term in the White House. Here’s the list of the unfortunate Presidents who were rejected by the voters: Election Year   Defeated President        ...
Presidential History Roundup #7

Presidential History Roundup #7

Presidential History Roundup #7: An Unlikely Presidential Friendship, Top 10 Presidential Dogs, Dynasties, New Reagan Biography, No Money to Attend Inauguration.  Interesting news about Presidential history from PresidentialHistory.com. Washington Borrowed Money to...

Presidential History Roundup #6

Presidential History Roundup #6:  Assassins, Sports, Performance, Impeachment, Nomination Process, JFK Quiz.  Interesting news about Presidential history: How Much Do You Know About JFK?  Take this short, multiple choice quiz with just 10 questions plus one bonus...

Which Untimely Presidential Transition Affected the County the Most?

Lincoln by a landslide:  The weary nation breathed a sigh of relief as the hostilities of the long and wrenching War Between the States closed that frightful chapter of history. But before the wounds began to heal, the bloodshed that had taken a generation of young...