The Executive Branch of Federal Government: People, Process, and Politics

The Executive Branch of Federal Government: People, Process, and Politics

by Brian R. Dirck
     
 

ISBN-10: 1851097910

ISBN-13: 9781851097913

Pub. Date: 07/18/2007

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This volume gives students, professors, and the general public a single, comprehensive source on the key themes in the historical development of the presidency from America's founding era through the presidency of George W. Bush.

• Special features include edited and annotated texts of the presidents' inaugural addresses, a timeline of presidential elections

Overview

This volume gives students, professors, and the general public a single, comprehensive source on the key themes in the historical development of the presidency from America's founding era through the presidency of George W. Bush.

• Special features include edited and annotated texts of the presidents' inaugural addresses, a timeline of presidential elections and terms of office, and insightful portraits of all the major presidents

• A reference section includes lists of executive branch personnel and legislation aimed at granting or curtailing presidential power

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851097913
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/18/2007
Series:
About Federal Government Series
Pages:
511
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     vii
Preface     xi
History of the Executive Office     xiii
Roles, Functions, and Powers of Presidents     1
The People Who Serve: Seeking, Winning, and Holding the White House     39
The Role of the Presidency in American Politics     77
The Politics of the Presidency     129
The White House's Relations with Other Branches     187
Glossary of Concepts and People     237
Inaugural Addresses (edited highlights)     247
Inaugural Addresses 1789-1865     249
Inaugural Addresses 1869-1933     305
Inaugural Addresses 1949-2005     353
State of the Union Addresses (edited highlights)     395
State of the Union Addresses 1790-1862     397
State of the Union Addresses 1865-1930     427
State of the Union Addresses 1934-2002     449
Annotated Bibliography     481
Index     495
About the Author     511

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