Woodrow Wilson made two international trips while in office. When he sailed for France in December 1918 for the Paris Peace Conference, he became the first sitting president to travel to Europe.
|Panama||Colon, Panama City||To inspect construction of Panama Canal. First visit abroad by any President or President-elect. Departed the U.S. November 9; returned to U.S. November 26.|
In 1960, the first presidential election after the admission of Alaska and Hawaii, Richard Nixon pledged to visit all 50 states following his nomination at the Republican National Convention.
President Barack Obama
Like the typical American, the president of the United States is on salary. Unlike the typical American worker, who brings in about $44,564 a year, the president is paid $400,000 a year, plus an extra expense allowance of $50,000 a year, a $100,000 non-taxable travel account and $19,000 for entertainment.
Requirements to Hold Office According to Article II of the U.S. Constitution, the president must be a natural-born citizen of the United States, be at least 35 years old, and have been a resident of the United States for 14 years.
The youngest person to assume the presidency was Theodore Roosevelt, who, at the age of 42 years, 322 days, succeeded to the office after the assassination of William McKinley. The youngest to become president by election was John F. Kennedy, who was 43 years, 236 days, at his inauguration.
Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, made 52 international trips to 58 countries (in addition to visiting the West Bank) during his presidency, which began on January 20, 2009 and ended on January 20, 2017.
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Nevada has been carried by the winner in every presidential election since 1912, except just twice in 1976 and 2016. Also, New Mexico has voted for the winner of every presidential election from its statehood in 1912 except in the 1976, 2000 and 2016 elections.
President Obama delivered a commencement speech at the Lake Area Technical Institute. This visit marked his visit to all 50 states of the United States as president.
In early August, 1944 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) journeyed to Alaska for a six day inspection and fishing trip, the second President to make the trip north. While in Alaska FDR made stops at Adak, Kodiak, and Auke Bay, visiting with soldiers as part of a trip across the Pacific during World War II.