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Our Country's Presidents free pdf Forty-three men have taken up the responsibilities of the Presidency as the nation has grown from its colonial infancy into a modern superpower. They've faithfully executed the duties of the President - waged war, signed treaties, addresses Congress, and established government offices. But their impact goes far beyond the bounds of their job description. Each President has left his mark on the history of the United States and on the lives of the American people. "Our Country's Presidents" is packed with information about America' leaders. Find out why George Washington gave up his life as a Virginia planter to lead a nation, and why John Tyler was nicknamed 'His Accidency'. In this work, walk with the Presidents through wars, depressions, civil rights movements, and the race for space- romp with the Garfield kids in a White House pillow fight and mourn with the nation over John K. Kennedy's assassination- and learn all about our new President. In-depth text and historic images combine to make this volume the definitive family reference guide to the fascinating lives of the Presidents of the United States.

About Ann Bausum

Ann Bausum is the daughter of a history professor, and she grew up with a love of American history and a passion for research. This award-winning author has published several books for National Geographic Books, including the acclaimed reference book, "Our Country's First Ladies." Another of her titles, "Freedom Riders, " was named a "Sibert Honor Book." She lives in Beloit, WI.

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Author : Ann Bausum
Publisher : National Geographic Society
Data Published : 01 February 2009
ISBN : 1426303750
EAN : 9781426303753
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 215 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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