Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Zachary Taylor Inaugural - We Are Directed by Dictates of Religion

Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States. In his Inaugural address (1849) he said (boldface added):

"...and, above all, the dictates of religion direct us to the cultivation of peaceful and friendly relations with all other powers.
"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..."

Read Zachary Taylor's entire Inagural Address

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