At Home with the Presidents
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BeschreibungGet to Know the Presidents! Ever wonder what the U.S. presidents were really like? Just like the rest of us, our nation s leaders got into scrapes as kids, shared happy times with their families, had interesting hobbies, and romped with their pets. Now you can discover interesting facts about the lives of the presidents that will surprise you. Find out how Andrew Jackson s inauguration party nearly wrecked the White House, or how President Grant was almost arrested for speeding on a horse! Do you want to know why Teddy Roosevelt s parents made him smoke cigars or why John Tyler was called the " accidental president" ? All these fun facts, plus many more, are included in this book. Take a close look at the lives of all 41 U.S. presidents by meeting them as kids, getting to know their families and pets, and seeing what their lives were like inside and outside of the White House. You ll also find information about presidential places to visit, including fabulous homes and estates, libraries, and web sites. Packed with photos, drawings, and fascinating facts, this book delivers the whole inside scoop on the lives of our nation s greatest leaders.
InhaltsverzeichnisGeorge Washington. John Adams. Thomas Jefferson. James Madison. James Monroe. John Quincy Adams. Andrew Jackson. Martin VanBuren. William Henry Harrison. John Tyler. James Knox Polk. Zachary Taylor. Millard Fillmore. Franklin Pierce. James Buchanan. Abraham Lincoln. Andrew Johnson. Ulysses Simpson Grant. Rutherford Birchard Hayes. James Abram Garfield. Chester Alan Arthur. Grover Cleveland. Benjamin Harrison. William McKinley. Theodore Roosevelt. William Howard Taft. Woodrow Wilson. Warren Gamaliel Harding. Calvin Coolidge. Herbert Clark Hoover. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Harry S. Truman. Dwight David Eisenhower. John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Lyndon Baines Johnson. Richard Milhouse Nixon. Gerald Rudolph Ford. James Earl Carter, Jr. Ronald Wilson Reagan. George Herbert Walker Bush. William Jefferson Clinton. Suggested Readings. Index.
PortraitJUDDI MORRIS is the award-winning author of The Harvey Girls: The Women Who Civilized the West and Tending the Fire: The Story of Maria Martinez.
Untertitel: Empfohlen von 10 bis 14 Jahren. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOSSEY BASS
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1999
Seitenanzahl: 176 Seiten