"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the Powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."
Since 1997, the White House Transition Project has combined the efforts of scholars, universities, and policy institutions to smooth out the American presidential transition. WHTP bridges the gaps between the partisan forces engaged in settling elections and the decision processes essential to governing by providing non-partisan information about the challenges of the American presidential transition and the strategies for overcoming those challenges.
The Common Sense Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public-policy think tank based in Raleigh, North Carolina. They advocate progressive public-policy solutions and try to give voice to those who have traditionally been locked out of the debate in North Carolina, particularly the poor, minorities, women, and gays and lesbians.
Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's report to the Congress on potentially impeachable offenses by President Bill Clinton.
Includes links to each presidential library and links to information about all the presidents.
Text of President William J. Clinton's address to Congress on January 25, 1995.