Mr. President: Gulf or Golf in Savannah, Charleston, and Jacksonville?
The Office of the Presidency of the United States, commands much respect and attention. The history and accomplishments are represented in the Presidency. It is an INTER-National embarrassment to NOT know the location of three of the oldest cities!
Somebody help the President with a MAP of the US and it's ports ALONG THE ATLANTIC.
"If we don’t deepen our ports all along the Gulf — places like Charleston, South Carolina, or Savannah, Georgia, or Jacksonville, Florida — if we don’t do that, those ships are going to go someplace else. And we’ll lose jobs. Businesses won’t locate here." 44th President of the United States 8-6-13 on a Variety Talk Show "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno"
Boys & Girls time for a geography lesson: Charleston, South Carolina has an ATLANTIC OCEAN seaport. From the city website: "Founded and settled by English colonists in 1670, Charleston grew from a colonial seaport to a wealthy city by the mid-eighteenth century."
Savannah, Georgia has an ATLANTIC OCEAN seaport. From the city website: Established in 1733, the city of Savannah was the colonial capital of the Province of Georgia and later the first state capital of Georgia. Today Savannah is an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport
Jacksonville, Florida has an ATLANTIC OCEAN seaport. From the city website: Tumultuous times in Europe in the early 16th century brought explorers to the shores of the New World. In 1562, a small group of French Huguenots built a settlement, Fort Caroline, on the south bank of the St. Johns, just a few miles up river from where it empties into the Atlantic.The year 1821 marks Florida’s entry to be a U.S. territory. Plantations became important economic centers along the St. Johns River. Two settlers donated land on the north bank of Cowford to establish a “proper” town in 1822 and the site was renamed Jacksonville, in honor of the territory’s first provisional governor, Andrew Jackson, who never set foot in the town, but went on to become the seventh U.S. President.
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