Gerald R. Ford: Presidents and Patriots (History Maker Bios) by Laura Hamilton Waxman, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Gerald R. Ford: Presidents and Patriots (History Maker Bios)

Gerald R. Ford: Presidents and Patriots (History Maker Bios)

by Laura Hamilton Waxman
     
 

True or False? Gerald Ford was the first president not officially elected to the office.

True! In 1973, Vice President Spiro Agnew was forced to resign, and Ford was appointed to that office. When President Richard Nixon resigned the next year, Ford became president.

  • He was in the U.S. Congress for twenty-five years and served as House minority leader.

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True or False? Gerald Ford was the first president not officially elected to the office.

True! In 1973, Vice President Spiro Agnew was forced to resign, and Ford was appointed to that office. When President Richard Nixon resigned the next year, Ford became president.

  • He was in the U.S. Congress for twenty-five years and served as House minority leader.
  • He was able to bring people together and restore their confidence in the presidency.
  • He and his wife, Betty, received the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress can give an American citizen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435101661
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/26/2008
Series:
History Maker Bios Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
598,560
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.16(d)

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