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Our Country's Presidents

All You Need to Know About the Presidents, From George Washington to Barack Obama
Bausum, Ann (Book - 2013 )
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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.
Authors: Bausum, Ann
Title: Our country's Presidents
all you need to know about the presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2013
Edition: 4th trade ed
Characteristics: 223 p.,ill. (chiefly col.), map ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ann Bausum ; with a foreword by Barack Obama
Notes: "Featuring the 2012 election"--Spine
Contents: Footprints on the global frontier
Ronald Reagan
George Bush
In the president's shadow: security, the media, and presidential perks
William Jefferson (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
Seeking stability in the atomic age
Franklin D. Roosevelt
First ladies: partners, hostesses, and crusaders
Harry S. Truman
Pollsters and polling : sizing up public opnion
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
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 alsts
Woodrow Wilson
Presidents at war: serving as the commander in chief
Warren G. Harding
Calvin Coolidge Dear Mr. Presidents : swapping letters with the Chief Executive
Herbert Hoover
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
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
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
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.
ISBN: 1426310900
9781426310904
1426310897
9781426310898
Branch Call Number: j 973.099 B351o 2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-222) and index
Subject Headings: United States History Juvenile literature Presidents United States Biography Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Presidents
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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.


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