The Presidents Fact Book - The Achievements, Campaigns, Events, Triumphs, Tragedies and Legacies of Every President from George Washington to Barack Obama

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This is a revised and updated paperback edition of the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide on the presidents including Barack Obama.

It includes the major accomplishments of each administration, key legislation, diplomatic triumphs, profiles of cabinet members, results, political legacies, foreign policy endeavours, social impact, family lives, tons of little-known facts, and much more. Arranged chronologically for easy reference, it is a complete review of everything you'd ...

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Overview

This is a revised and updated paperback edition of the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide on the presidents including Barack Obama.

It includes the major accomplishments of each administration, key legislation, diplomatic triumphs, profiles of cabinet members, results, political legacies, foreign policy endeavours, social impact, family lives, tons of little-known facts, and much more. Arranged chronologically for easy reference, it is a complete review of everything you'd ever need to know about the chief executives: the major accomplishments and events of their terms; their personalities and personal habits; their careers before the presidency; their Supreme Court appointments, cabinet members, election results, and groundbreaking legislation; and, their wives, families, friends, and foes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781579128890
  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/4/2012
  • Edition description: Revised and Updated
  • Pages: 808
  • Sales rank: 640,431
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.14 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Bill Harris is a freelance editor and the author of One Thousand New York Buildings as well as sixteen other books about New York. He worked at The New York Times for twenty-five years and was a licensed New York City tour guide before moving to Dallas, Texas, where he currently resides.

Roger Matuz writes about American History and culture and develops electronic resources in conjunction with school, academic, and trade publishers.  His areas of specialty include popular culture and media.  He lives in Michigan.

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  • Posted March 27, 2010

    Presidents Fact Book is an excellent reference

    Good and useful book. One can quickly get a solid handle on any of the men who have been our president. Not a thrilling read but full of pertinent facts about all those who have led us.

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