Presidential History Roundup #5

Presidential History Roundup #5:  Interesting news about Presidential history: Presidents Who Knew Babe Ruth:  Fascinating article by presidential historian Michael Beschloss on baseball great Babe Ruth’s connections with various presidents and one future...

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...

Lyndon Johnson’s Favorite Cinnamon Roll

Lyndon Johnson was always larger than life…and always very opinionated.  So it’s really no surprise that he felt passionately about cinnamon rolls – but not just any cinnamon rolls.  LBJ loved the cinnamon rolls baked in a small restaurant in San...

9 Vice-Presidents Became President on the Death or Resignation of the President

Nine times in the history of the republic, a vice-president has ascended to the office of president due to the death or resignation of the president.  Here’s a list of these men: John Tyler Millard Fillmore Andrew Johnson Chester Arthur Theodore Roosevelt Calvin...