The American Presidency Project

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May 25, 1830
Andrew Jackson

To the House of Representatives.

GENTLEMEN: I transmit herewith, for the use of the House, the report of a survey* made in compliance with the act of the 2d of March, 1829.

ANDREW JACKSON

* Of the harbors of Stamford and Norwalk, Conn.

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This analysis uses graphical data to show trends in variables useful in forecasting past elections.

LBJ shaking hands with Martin Luther King after signing the civil rights act.

Starting in the late 20th Century, Presidential documents show a decidedly new emphasis on recognition of a wide variety of cultural groups