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  What are the differences between being President in different time periods?
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Blue3
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« on: May 24, 2013, 10:44:48 pm »
« edited: May 24, 2013, 10:48:20 pm by Starwatcher »

People often say that the office of the presidency has become more powerful (or the expectations changing) over time, with the modern presidency basically being post-FDR. Presidents didn't always actively campaign, presidents didn't always vocally give a SOTU address, presidents weren't always elected by every citizen over the age of 18, presidents didn't always have television to use as a medium, etc.

What are the biggest differences between being the President of the United States in
*1790
*1815
*1840
*1865
*1890
*1915
*1940
*1965
*1990
*today

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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2013, 10:54:28 pm »

Acceptable facial hair.
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