The American Presidency

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Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., Jan 1, 2013 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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The American Presidency, updated for 2013, provides a rich journey through U.S. history. Meet the occupants of the nation's highest office from George Washington to Barack Obama. Each presidential summary includes a detailed biography, the president's signature, his vice president(s), a profile of the first lady, and timelines. Coverage of the recent 2012 presidential election and information describing the Cabinet, the White House, election results, the presidential flag, and the presidential seal history are also included. Current events such as the recent economic recession, financial reform bill, health care reform, ending the war in Iraq, Libya and Muammar al-Qaddafi, and Osama bin Laden are all chronicled in this title. 
 

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Contents

Office of the President
1
George Washington
2
John Adams
6
Thomas Jefferson
9
James Madison
13
James Monroe
16
John Quincy Adams
19
Andrew Jackson
22
William Howard Taft
74
Woodrow Wilson
77
Warren G Harding
81
Calvin Coolidge
83
Herbert Hoover
86
Franklin D Roosevelt
89
Harry S Truman
93
Dwight D Eisenhower
97

Martin Van Buren
26
William Henry Harrison
29
John Tyler
31
James K Polk
33
Zachary Taylor
36
Millard Fillmore
38
Franklin Pierce
40
James Buchanan
42
Abraham Lincoln
44
Andrew Johnson
48
Ulysses S Grant
51
Rutherford B Hayes
54
James A Garfield
57
Chester A Arthur
59
Grover Cleveland
62
Benjamin Harrison
65
William McKinley
67
Theodore Roosevelt
70
John F Kennedy
101
Lyndon B Johnson
104
Richard M Nixon
107
Gerald R Ford
110
Jimmy Carter
113
Ronald Reagan
116
George Bush
120
Bill Clinton
123
George W Bush
126
Barack Obama
129
Presidential Election Process
132
Cabinet
133
White House
134
Presidential Election Results
135
Presidential Seal and Flag History
137
Index
138
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139
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