Starting a Government from Scratch

/Starting a Government from Scratch
Starting a Government from Scratch

Description

At the time the Founders were shaping the future of a new country, John Adams suggested the President should be addressed as H”is Excellency” Happily, others recognized that such a title was inappropriate. Though the proper form of address represents only a small detail, defining everything about the Presidency was central to the idea of America that was a work-in-progress when the nation was young.

Original Resource: edsitement.neh.gov

Publisher: California Courts

Type: Document

Grade: 5