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Our country's Presidents : all you need to know about the presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama / Ann Bausum ; with a foreword by Barack Obama
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Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2013.
4th trade ed.
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Descript
223 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 29 cm.
Note
"Featuring the 2012 election"--Spine.
Summary
Complete with period paintings and photographs, a comprehensive guide provides profiles, biographies, administration highlights, and political and personal accomplishments of every president in the history of the United States.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-222) and index.
Contents
Presidency and how it grew -- George Washington -- John Adams -- White house: the building and its history -- Thomas Jefferson -- James Madison -- Powers of the president: the executive branch in government -- James Monroe -- John Quincy Adams -- White House traditions : Easter eggs, state dinners, and presidential portraits -- Andrew Jackson -- From sea to shining sea -- Martin Van Buren -- William Henry Harrison -- John Tyler -- The vice presidents: leaders just a heartbeat away -- James K. Polk -- We want to Vote! Battles for the ballot -- Zachary Taylor -- Millard Fillmore -- Pathways to the Presidency : campaign strategies and party politics -- Franklin Pierce -- James Buchanan -- New birth of freedom -- Abraham Lincoln -- Andrew Johnson -- U.S. political parties : the two-party system -- Ulysses S. Grant -- Rutherford B. Hayes -- Presidential landmarks: from log cabins to libraries -- James A. Garfield -- Chester A. Arthur -- Grover Cleveland -- Presidential facts and comparisons: a look at the stats -- Benjamin Harrison -- America takes center stage -- William McKinley -- Theodore Roosevelt -- Kids in the White House: at home in the spotlight -- William Howard Taft -- Presidents and the Supreme Court : a legacy that lasts -- Woodrow Wilson -- Presidents at war: serving as the commander in chief -- Warren G. Harding -- Calvin Coolidge -- Dear Mr. President : swapping letters with the Chief Executive -- Herbert Hoover -- Seeking stability in the atomic age -- Franklin D. Roosevelt -- First ladies: partners, hostesses, and crusaders -- Harry S. Truman -- Pollsters and polling : sizing up public opinion -- Dwight D. Eisenhower -- John F. Kennedy -- Presidents who died in office: the mysterious twenty-year curse -- Lyndon B. Johnson -- Richard M. Nixon -- Gerald R. Ford -- Electoral college: gatekeepers of the presidency -- Jimmy Carter -- Footprints on the global frontier -- Ronald Reagan -- George Bush -- In the president's shadow: security, the media, and presidential perks -- Bill Clinton -- George W. Bush -- Election 2012 : victory in a divided nation -- Barack Obama -- Former presidents: serving as elder statesmen -- Chart of presidential election results.
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ISBN
9781426310898
1426310897
9781426310904 (lib. bdg.)
1426310900 (lib. bdg.)
9780545565561 (Scholastic pbk.)
0545565561 (Scholastic pbk.)
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