TIL that the first visit of a sitting US President to Mexico didn’t occur until 1909 by whatilearned May 6, 2022, 7:36 pm Read more: https://www.dailychela.com/william-taft-porfirio-diaz/ What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote didntmexicooccurPresidentsittingTILToday I learnedvisit See more Previous article What smell always makes you nostalgic for your childhood? Next article What’s your 1st favorite song that you remember? 8 Comments Leave a Reply Well they didnt have the best history prior… Log in to Reply Before then, you were supposed to visit Mexico *before* you become president, by invading it. Log in to Reply Texas didn’t join the US til 1845. Makes sense there was a delay re: our president going there to hang. Log in to Reply From what I’ve read, train travel was pretty awful back in steam engine days. If I was President in those days, I would go to Washington once, and stay there. When they kicked me out I’d go as far as Baltimore, but no further. Log in to Reply Fun fact. Poinsettias are named after Joel Poinsett, America’s first minister (ambassador) to Mexico. Log in to Reply Traveling long distances back then wasn’t the most comfortable thing to do. I wouldn’t have gone that far either. Log in to Reply The first president to visit a foreign country was in 1906. Teddy Roosevelt visited Panama. Log in to Reply Woodrow Wilson was the first sitting US President to visit Europe. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.