Buckeye Presidents: Ohioans in the White House

Buckeye Presidents: Ohioans in the White House

by Philip Weeks

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An examination of the important role of Ohio in U.S. presidential history

Only two states can claim the title “the Mother of U.S. Presidents”—Ohio and Virginia. Fifteen presidents have hailed from either Ohio or Virginia, though one of those men, William Henry Harrison, is attributed to both states. The other seven men from Ohio who have piloted the United States from the White House are Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, William Howard Taft, and Warren G. Harding.

Drawing on recent scholarship, the essays place each president squarely in the context of his time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780873387279
Publisher: Kent State University Press
Publication date: 07/01/2003
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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