1880 State of the Union Address

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The 1880 State of the Union Address was written by Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th United States President. In it he said these words,

  • "Continued opposition to the full and free enjoyment of the rights of citizenship conferred upon the colored people by the recent amendments to the Constitution still prevails in several of the late slaveholding States." It was given on December 6, 1880, to both houses of the 46th United States Congress.[1]


  1. ^ "Rutherford B. Hayes - 92nd State of the Union Address". infoplease.com. December 6, 1880. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
Preceded by
1879 State of the Union Address
State of the Union addresses
Succeeded by
1881 State of the Union Address