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The Handy Presidents Answer Book (Handy Answer Books)


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Publisher Comments:

Offering an engaging overview of the U.S. presidency and all past presidents, this valuable tome asks a variety of questions, from the trivial to the topical, that further expands ones understanding of Americas highest office. With an intriguing range of questions about religious affiliations, unusual backgrounds, and tidbits of odd trivia—from Which president killed a man in a duel? to Who was the first Baptist to become president?—this reference also covers former presidential candidates, first ladies, key appointments, and election results. Revealing important answers to foreign policy questions and decisions made during times of war, as well as presidential actions in times of economic boom and bust, isolationism and expansion, and economic policies and unusual anecdotes, this fun and absorbing anthology provides a thorough overview of more than 200 years of U.S. presidents.

Book News Annotation:

In question-and-answer format, Hudson (first amendment scholar, Vanderbilt U.) concisely explains key facts about US presidential campaigns, cabinets, and policies as well as trivia about the First Family. B&w photographs are provided. Originally published in 2004, the second edition has been reorganized around the presidents themselves rather than topics, and adds the 44th president. Distributed by Independent Publishers Group. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (


Previous ed.: The handy presidents answer book / Roger Matuz with Gina Misiroglu and Lawrence W. Baker. c2004.

About the Author

David Hudson Jr., JD, is the author or coauthor of more than 20 books, including The American Bar Association Guide to Credit and Bankruptcy, The Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, and The Handy Supreme Court Answer Book. He works as a First Amendment scholar at the First Amendment Center and teaches at Vanderbilt Law School, the Nashville School of Law, and Middle Tennessee State University. He lives in Smyrna, Tennessee.

Product Details

Hudson, David L., Jr.
Visible Ink Press
Politics - General
United States - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
The Handy Answer Book Series
Publication Date:
9.25 x 7.25 in

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