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Author Bausum, Ann.

Title Our country's presidents / Ann Bausum ; with a foreword by President George W. Bush.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, c2005.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Juvenile Non-Fiction  J353.031 Bau    ---  DUE 04-24-19
Edition Rev. and expanded ed.
Description 207 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-206) 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 -- 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 -- Presidential campaigns: a blend of party politics and hard work -- Zachary Taylor -- Millard Fillmore -- 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 -- Woodrow Wilson -- Presidents at war: serving as the commander in chief -- Warren G. Harding -- Calvin Coolidge -- Herbert Hoover -- Seeking stability in the atomic age -- Franklin D. Roosevelt -- First ladies: partners, hostesses, and crusaders -- Harry S. Trumen -- 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 -- William Jefferson Clinton -- Election day: landslides, upsets, and contested results -- George W. Bush -- Former presidents: serving as elder statesmen -- Chart of presidential election results.
Summary Text and color photos and illustrations profile each of the American presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush, and examine various facets of the presidency.
Study Program Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 9.2 7
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Presidents.
United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
ISBN 0792293290
9780792293293
0792293304
9780792293309

 
    
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