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The First Ladies of the United States

The First Ladies of the United States

by Nicola Gillies
     
 
While Americans don't vote for a First Lady the way they vote for a president, the women of the White House boast impressive accomplishments:

Martha Washington was the first First Lady.

Abigail Adams was the first woman to be both a wife and a mother of an American president.

Eleanor Roosevelt was the first First Lady to organize a press

Overview

While Americans don't vote for a First Lady the way they vote for a president, the women of the White House boast impressive accomplishments:

Martha Washington was the first First Lady.

Abigail Adams was the first woman to be both a wife and a mother of an American president.

Eleanor Roosevelt was the first First Lady to organize a press conference.

The First Ladies of the United States, which comes in gift-book size, sketches short biographies of the wives of American presidents, telling about their personal lives both before and after their stay in the White House. Each biography is accompanied by a portrait.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760705421
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
05/05/1997
Pages:
64

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