Inauguration Trivia

Inauguration Trivia

As the United States prepares for the transfer of power between presidents, it’s a good time to pause and remember some interesting facts about previous inaugurations. Prior to 1937, the president was inaugurated on March 4 following the November election.  That...
What Voters & States Will Elect the Next President?

What Voters & States Will Elect the Next President?

Winning the Presidency involves an understanding of changing demographics and identifying constituencies likely to support a candidate.  But it also involves campaigning strategically in key battleground states in order to win the Electoral College, which ultimately...
Who Were Our Best & Worst Ex-Presidents?

Who Were Our Best & Worst Ex-Presidents?

Our presidents have taken different paths during their post-presidential years, with some contributing significantly to the nation, while others took counterproductive actions.  Some we would argue were excellent ex-presidents, while others caused significant problems...
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...