Synopses & Reviews
Behind every great man, youll find an equally great woman. This is especially true of American presidents and their first ladies. Youre invited to the White House to meet some of the most dynamic couples in history, including James and Dolley Madison, Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and John and Jackie Kennedy. The Timeline History of U.S. Presidents and First Ladies is filled with fascinating stories and personal details that bring American history to life. Meet all of the U.S. presidents and their First Ladiesfrom George and Martha Washington, to Barack and Michelle Obama. This unique book features more than 200 historical and archival prints, paintings, and photographs, including a wealth of rarely seen candid photos of presidents enjoying their favorite pastimes. Uncover the fascinating stories behind the presidents, such as the assassinations and near misses that shook up the nation, and presidential firsts and lasts.” As a bonus feature, this unique history book also includes a gate-fold timeline that profiles every president and first lady since George and Martha Washington. The timeline includes portraits, biographies, highlights of service, and inspiring quotations.