Real Life at the White House : 200 Years of Daily Life at America's Most Famous Residence

Real Life at the White House : 200 Years of Daily Life at America's Most Famous Residence

by Claire Whitcomb, John Whitcomb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415939518

ISBN-13: 9780415939515

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415939515
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
534
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

DATES
INTRODUCTION
1. GEORGE WASHINGTON, 1789-1797: The Foundation Is Laid
Creating Washington, D.C.,1790-1800
2. JOHN ADAMS, 1797-1801: The Great Castle
3. THOMAS JEFFERSON, 1801-1809: The Leveling Principles of Democracy
4. JAMES MADISON, 1809-1817: Conflagration
The Rebuilding of the White House, 1814-1817
5. JAMES MONROE, 1817-1825: Good Feelings and Gold Spoons
6. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS, 1825-1829: A Dull and Stately Prison
7. ANDREW JACKSON, 1829-1837: The People's Choice
8. MARTIN VAN BUREN, 1837-1841: Felled by a Gold Spoon
9. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, March 4-April 4,1841: Mourning
10. JOHN TYLER, 1841-1845: Courtship
11.JAMES KNOX POLK, 1845-1849: Attention to Detail
12. ZACHARY TAYLOR, 1849-JULY 9, 1850: Tragedy
Souvenir Hunters
13. MILLARD FILLMORE, July 1859-March 4, 1853: The Last Whig
14. FRANKLIN PIERCE, 1853-8157: Twice Forgotten
15. JAMES BUCHANAN, 1857-1861: The Eve of Rebellion
16. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 1861-April 14, 1865: A "Whited Sepulcure"
Civil War Washington
17. ANDREW JOHNSON, 1865-1869: Traitor to Patriot
18. ULYSSES S. GRANT, 1869-1877: A Bright and Beautiful Dream
19. RUTHERFORD BIRCHARD HAYES, 1877-1881: Lemonade
20. JAMES GARFIELD, March 4-September 19, 1881: Death Watch
21. CHESTER ALAN ARTHUR, 1881-1885: Tiffany Tastes
22/24. GROVER CLEVLAND, 1885-1889, 1893-1897: Love, Marriage, and a Baby Carriage
Ponies, Snakes, Raccoons, and Other White House Pets
25. WILLIAM McKINLEY, 1897-1901: Better Than a Bishopric
26. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, 1901-1909: The Reign of Enthusiasm
The 1902 Renovation
27. WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT, 1909-1913: Not Where He Wanted to Be
28. WOODWARD WILSON, 1913-1921: Love and War
29. WARREN G. HARDING, 1921-1929: Playing the Part
30. CALVIN COOLIDGE, 1923-1929: For the Roaring Twenties, a Man of Quiet
The 1927 Rooftop Renovation
31. HERBERT HOOVER, 1929-1933: And Then the Crash
32. FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT, 1933-1945: Full House
33. HARRY S. TRUMAN, 1945-1953: What a Life!
34. DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, 1953-1961: TV Dinners
35. JOHN F. KENNEDY, 1961-1963: Style
White House China
36. LYNDON B. JOHNSON, 1963-1969: Power
37. RICAHRD M. NIXON, 1969-1974: Caught
The Nixon Refurbishment: A Curator's View
38. GERALD R. FORD, 1974-1977: The Unelected President
39. JIMMY CARTER, 1977-1981: Down Home
40. RONALD REAGAN, 1981-1989: Perfectly Cast
41. GEORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH, 1989-1993: Stepping Up to the Plate
A House and Eighty-Two Acres
42. WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON, 1993-2001: Peephole on the Presidency
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
NOTES
INDEX

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