Synopses & Reviews
This updated edition of the SCHOLASTIC ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE PRESIDENTS features updated information about the 2004 presidential election and a brand-new, full-color design!
The Scholastic Encyclopedia of the Presidents and Their Times documents the tenure of each of the American presidents. It also includes information about the headlines, people, and fads that were defining America during each presidency. It is an easy-to-use resource that reflects events through the election of the next president in the 2004 election.
Each profile includes a fact box that lists the president's birthday, birthplace, vice president, wife, children, and nickname. It also lists the president's full name and years he was in office.
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Updated to include the results of the 2004 presidential election, this encyclopedia for young readers not only profiles each president from 1789 to 2005, it also provides a history of the United States. Full color.
About the Author
A nationally recognized author, speaker, and historian, David Rubel writes enduring books of American history. His collaborators have included Pulitzer Prize-winners Joseph J. Ellis and James M. McPherson, Archivist of the United States Allen Weinstein, and President Jimmy Carter.