Be Prepared

“To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” George Washington George Washington was elected as the first President as the unanimous choice of the electors in 1788, and he served two terms in office. He oversaw the creation of a strong, well-financed national government that maintained neutrality in […]

Manage change. Don’t fight it

“It is not strange . . . to mistake change for progress.” Millard Fillmore After President John Taylor died suddenly on July 9, 1850, Fillmore became the 13th President of the United States. The change in leadership also signaled an abrupt political shift. Fillmore had very different views on the slavery issue. Before Taylor’s death, […]

Continue to grow

“You ain’t learnin’ nothin’ when you’re talkin’.” Lyndon Johnson Lyndon Johnson, 36th President of the United States, succeeded to the presidency following the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. He completed Kennedy’s term and was elected President in his own right, winning by a large margin in the 1964 election. Before Johnson […]