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Post by linny » September 10th, 2019, 6:35 am

State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1889 - 1892).

The State of the Union address is a speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress, typically delivered annually. The address not only reports on the condition of the nation but also allows the President to outline his legislative agenda (for which he needs the cooperation of Congress) and national priorities. This album contains recordings of addresses from Benjamin Harrison. (Wikipedia)
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Post by linny » September 10th, 2019, 6:42 am

Section breakdown:
Note: If you are claiming all sections for an Address feel free to split the sections differently. Be sure to post your preferred start/stop for your DPL.

1. Benjamin Harrison, December 3, 1889, part 1 - 5598 words. Read through: Those who are the avowed enemies of social order or who come to our shores to swell the injurious influence and to extend the evil practices of any association that defies our laws should not only be denied citizenship, but a domicile. Claimed 9/10 by KevinS
2. Benjamin Harrison, December 3, 1889, part 2 - 7411 words. Read from: The enactment of a national bankrupt law of a character to be a permanent part of our general legislation is desirable. It should be simple in its methods and inexpensive in its administration.

3. Benjamin Harrison, December 1, 1890, part 1 - Read through: The Secretary of the Treasury concurs in the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture that the official supervision provided by the tariff law for sugar of domestic production shall be transferred to the Department of Agriculture.
4. Benjamin Harrison, December 1, 1890, part 2 - 5189 words. Read from: The law relating to the civil service has, so far as I can learn, been executed by those having the power of appointment in the classified service with fidelity and impartiality, and the service has been increasingly satisfactory.

5. Benjamin Harrison, December 9, 1891, part 1 - 4966 words. Read through: I most sincerely hope that neither party nor sectional lines will be drawn upon this great American project, so full of interest to the people of all our States and so influential in its effects upon the prestige and prosperity of our common country.
6. Benjamin Harrison, December 9, 1891, part 2 - 5725 words. Read from: The island of Navassa, in the West Indian group, has, under the provisions of Title VII of the Revised Statutes, been recognized by the President as appertaining to the United States. Read through: The world needs no assurance of the peaceful purposes of the United States, but we shall probably be in the future more largely a competitor in the commerce of the world, and it is essential to the dignity of this nation and to that peaceful influence which it should exercise on this hemisphere that its Navy should be adequate both upon the shores of the Atlantic and of the Pacific.
7. Benjamin Harrison, December 9, 1891, part 3 - 5616 words. Read from: The report of the Secretary of the Interior shows that a very gratifying progress has been made in all of the bureaus which make up that complex and difficult Department.

8. Benjamin Harrison, December 6, 1892, part 1 - 6955 words. Read through: . In view of the fact that the monetary conference is now sitting and that no conclusion has yet been reached, I withhold any recommendation as to legislation upon this subject. Claimed 9/10 by realisticspeakers
9. Benjamin Harrison, December 6, 1892, part 2 - 6727 words. Read from: The report of the Secretary of War brings again to the attention of Congress some important suggestions as to the reorganization of the infantry and artillery arms of the service, which his predecessors have before urgently presented. Claimed 9/10 by realisticspeakers
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Post by KevinS » September 10th, 2019, 6:48 am

Section 1, please.

I like to say 'domicile.'
E agora, José?

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Post by linny » September 10th, 2019, 6:50 am

:lol: Section 1 it is.

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Post by realisticspeakers » September 10th, 2019, 8:51 am

I am so swamped with stuff but there is no way I'm going to let one of these slip by.

Section 8 and 9 please!

glad you're back! :P
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Post by linny » September 10th, 2019, 8:59 am

Thank you for the claims! 8 and 9 are yours.

It's good to be back! Life should be easier for now.

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Post by m8b1 » September 10th, 2019, 9:58 am

I'll MC for you again. All set ~ have fun!

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Post by linny » September 10th, 2019, 10:13 am

Thank you, Maria! :clap:

MW is all set up. :D

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Post by m8b1 » September 12th, 2019, 11:34 am

Over to Readers Wanted........

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Post by linny » September 12th, 2019, 11:54 am

m8b1 wrote:
September 12th, 2019, 11:34 am
Over to Readers Wanted........
Maria,
I hate to be a pest but when you have a moment please move us to the regular readers wanted instead of short works. This is a tough project, especially for new readers and the sections are awfully long.
Thank you!

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Post by m8b1 » September 12th, 2019, 11:56 am

No problem. I remembered from a previous project that you wanted it in one or the other, but I couldn't remember which one it was! :lol:

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Post by linny » September 12th, 2019, 12:17 pm

:lol: I can certainly understand that. I can't remember everything from one project to another and this is our 12th volume.

Thanks for the move. :D

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