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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Presidency
     

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Presidency

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by Ph.D., Alan Axelrod Alan
 

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From George Washington to George W.

In the course of the 2008 presidential campaigns, Americans became involved in the political process at a level rarely seen in modern history. But even before the historic race, George W. Bush's tenure had left many Americans wondering how we got to where we are today. The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the American

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From George Washington to George W.

In the course of the 2008 presidential campaigns, Americans became involved in the political process at a level rarely seen in modern history. But even before the historic race, George W. Bush's tenure had left many Americans wondering how we got to where we are today. The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the American Presidency takes readers from the first president to the one who just stepped down-exploring the legacies of the greatest leaders and the black marks against others, and showing the ways in which they left their stamp on both the nation and the presidency itself.

*Written by the author of the highly successful The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to American History, Fifth Edition

*Appendices that list the presidents and their vice presidents, the presidential elections, and further reading

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592579129
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
08/04/2009
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Alan Axelrod is a renowned historian and business writer. He was the co author of the New York Times bestseller What Every American Should Know About American History as well as the BusinessWeek bestsellers Patton on Leadership and Elizabeth I, CEO. He has written extensively on the Civil War.

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Dr_Wilson_Trivino More than 1 year ago
Atlanta, Georgia- While we live in a time we would rather say "hell to the chief" in this era of divisive political rhetoric, it is good to study the evolution of the Presidency. Once you read The Complete Idiot's Guide to The American Presidency by Alan Axelrod you will catch yourself saying "hail to the chiefs". These 43 Presidential Administrations have had their share of ups and downs, but they have one thing in common, they held a job whose job description is spelled out in little over a thousand words. The The Complete Idiot's Guide to The American Presidency by Alan Axelrod does not rate or makes determination of their leadership, it simple in a condense matter hits the important high lights of Presidential history. What makes it a fascinating read it combines facts and figures with obscure interesting stories that capture the essences of each administration. While reviewing this book, it is one that will be a valuable reference when wanting to refresh or discover many of the long forgotten presidents. The Complete Idiot's Guide to The American Presidency by Alan Axelrod serves as an important book to get an handle on the American lexicon of an institution that has with stood the test of time. Purchase The Complete Idiot's Guide to The American Presidency by Alan Axelrod online or at a bookstore near you.