Facts about the Presidents

 by Joseph Nathan Kane and Janet Podell


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From George Washington to Barack Obama - Eighth Edition.

Facts about the Presidents, featuring data on the president's background, life, and administration. Here you will find comprehensive, uniformly arranged data on birth, family, education, nomination and election, congressional sessions, cabinet and Supreme Court appointments, vice president, first lady, and more--highlighting both the personal and political. Bibliographies guide readers to additional information on the president.

What s New in the Eighth Edition

In addition to the intensive coverage of past presidents, this volume contains:

Extensive and authoritative facts about both terms of President George W. Bush.

The inauguration and early White House tenure of President Barack Obama.

The most up-to-date knowledge available, relying on the latest scholarship.

A complete and compelling portrait of the nation s highest office and the men and women who have held or sought it over the years.

A Separate Chapter on Each of the 44 U.S. Presidents

Part I presents a chapter for each president in chronological sequence, featuring data on the president s background, life, and administration. Here you ll find uniformly arranged data on birth, family, education, nomination and election, congressional sessions, cabinet and Supreme Court appointments, vice presidents, first ladies, and more plus highlights of both the personal and political. Bibliographies guide readers to additional information on each president.

Comparative Data and Facts About the Presidency.

Part II presents over 160 pages of fascinating statistics in a collective arrangement so that a reader can compare presidents on the basis of such matters as early occupation, previous political career, type of education, military experience, family background, religious affiliation, age at death, literary output, and other factors.

Part II also delivers important facts about the office of the presidency, including salaries and pensions, cabinet officers, party alignments of the Congresses, presidential vetoes, electoral and popular votes in every election since 1789, third-party electoral votes, presidential succession, and the many other facets of the job. The volume also features a handy name/subject index to make it easy to pinpoint exactly the information you need.

 

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