893 – “In conclusion I congratulate you, my fellow-citizens, upon the high state of prosperity to which the goodness of Divine Providence has conducted our common country. Let us invoke a continuance of the same protecting care which has led us from small beginnings to the eminence we this day occupy.”

-Zachary Taylor, 12th President of the United States of America

Happy 243rd Birthday to the United States of America!

Quote Number: 897

Source: Taylor, Zachary. “Inaugural Address.” Speech. US Capitol, Washington DC. March 05, 1849. American Presidency Project. Online Here.

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