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The Resource 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

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

Label
Our country's Presidents : all you need to know about the presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama
Title
Our country's Presidents
Title remainder
all you need to know about the presidents, from George Washington to Barack Obama
Statement of responsibility
Ann Bausum ; with a foreword by Barack Obama
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
WL8
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bausum, Ann
Dewey number
  • 973.09/9
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.B28 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • Presidents
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 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
  • 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
  • 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
Control code
1410510
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Fourth trade edition
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781426310898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1410510
  • (OCoLC)823575391
Label
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
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-222) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 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
  • 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
  • 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
Control code
1410510
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
Fourth trade edition
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781426310898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1410510
  • (OCoLC)823575391

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