Presidential State of The Union Messages
In Article II Section 3 of the United States Constitution, it states that He (The President of the United States) shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient; he may, on extraordinary Occasions, convene both Houses, or either of them, and in Case of Disagreement between them, with Respect to the Time of Adjournment, he may adjourn them to such Time as he shall think proper; he shall receive Ambassadors and other public Ministers; he shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed, and shall Commission all the Officers of the United States.
With this in mind, in this category you will find all of the State of the Union messages of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington through Martin Van Buren. In these messages you will learn what each President thought about how the Union has progressed, what needed to be improved. These messages spelled out what each president thought how to best execute his ideas on how to improve the Union.