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Don't Know Much about the Presidents (Don't Know Much About...)by Kenneth C. Davis
Synopses & Reviews
Did George Washington really chop down the cherry tree?
How was James Madison a father if he didn't have any children?
Where in the White House did William Howard Taft get stuck?
Hail to the chief! The commander in chief is the leader of our nation—the president of the United States. Here's your chance to learn about the presidents' inaugurations and important political achievements, as well as their nicknames, hobbies—and even what kind of foods they did (and did not) eat. Discover how life in the White House has changed, and the diverse ways the First Ladies helped America.
Bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis packs fun facts and cool quotes into his signature question-and-answer format. Detailed timelines make it easy to follow the major landmarks in American history. Presidential portraits and humorous illustrations make the design very inviting.
Who knows? After you learn so much about the presidents, maybe you'll want to run for office someday, too!
A funny and informative look at the nation's presidents, this revised editionincludes brand-new information about the 2009 president-elect. Full color.
One White House
And hundreds of grand facts about our countrys leaders
Which president was also a movie star? (see page 56)
What happened five days after the Union won the Civil War? (see page 28)
What food did Americans think was poisonous until Thomas Jefferson ate some? (see page 12)
Hail to the chief! Heres your chance to learn all about the presidents important political achievements, their nicknames, hobbies—even what kind of foods they ate. Bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis packs fun facts and cool quotes into his signature question-and-answer format. Who knows? After you learn so much about the presidents, maybe you will want to run for office someday, too!
About the Author
Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nation Rising; America's Hidden History; and Don't Know Much About® History, which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, sold more than 1.6 million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About® series for adults and children. A resident of New York City and Dorset, Vermont, Davis frequently appears on national television and radio and has been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered
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