Theodore Roosevelt believed that criminals should have been sterilized

Theodore Roosevelt believed that criminals should have been sterilized

Theodore “T.R.” Roosevelt,  (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909) In an 1894 article on immigration, Roosevelt said, “We must Americanize in every way, in speech, in political ideas and principles, and in their way of looking at relations between church and state. We welcome the […]

Codified Vice President would become President only after

The Twenty-fifth Amendment (Amendment XXV) to the United States Constitution deals with succession to the Presidency and establishes procedures both for filling a vacancy in the office of the Vice P. as well as responding to Presidential disabilities. It supersedes the ambiguous wording of Article II, Section 1, Clause 6 of the Constitution, which does […]

Valentine promised to never shave if Abraham Lincoln elected president

Valentine promised to never shave if Abraham Lincoln elected president

Valentine Tapley stated to never ever shave again if Abraham Lincoln was elected president. Valentine died in 1910 with a 12-foot-long beard “During Abraham Lincoln‘s campaign for the presidency, a Missouri Democrat named Valentine Tapley from Pike County, Missouri, swore that he would never shave again if Abe were elected.Tapley kept his word and kept […]