It was a time when after years of tension and turmoil the United States had been left bitterly divided. Then in a fiercely fought Presidential election a fresh face won the election and entered office with so many full of hope that everything would change, that the country would recover its lost international prestige and greatness and that it would be a glorious new era.
Not so different from now, eh?
So without further ado I give you the inaugural address of the President whom Obama seems to be most like:
Still after years of Carter came Reagan so in the long run things turned out better!