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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.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 923.1 BAU 2005    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Reference    J REF 923.1 BAU 2005    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Juvenile, Reference    J REF 923.1 BAU 2005    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 923.1 BAU 2005    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Juvenile, Reference    J REF 923.1 BAU 2005    Available
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 advocates -- 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.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0792293290 (trade)
0792293304 (lib. bdg.) : $45.90
Standard No. 9780792293293

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