Master Presidential History
Promising learning results at “one minute a day,” this easy-to-travel book gives an engaging, succinct view of US presidents. Use this reference to make a US history or government unit study or just enjoy the fast facts and synopses. The text begins with explanations of the US presidency, the electoral college and elections, George Washington’s influence in framing the presidency, elections that significantly shifted the political party structure, and an explanation of the effects of Unitary Executive theory. Then, for each of the 45 presidents (ends with Trump), you’ll find a page of life and major dates, pages overviewing each term, and then a brief explanation of that president’s legacy. While concise and well-written, the material includes presidential scandals and difficult subjects you’ll want to preview, such as Harding’s marital affairs, various impeachments, assassinations, views on slavery, and more. Written by Dan Roberts, host of the NPR program A Moment in Time. 5”x 7”. 480 pgs, pb, with built-in dust jacket. ~ Ruth
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Join acclaimed historian Dan Roberts—known to millions as the voice of the A Moment in Time radio series—on a bite-sized romp through the history of over 200 years of American Presidents. With just one minute a day, you can master all the essential facts of America’s greatest leaders, policies, conflicts, trivia, and more! Packed with full-color photographs, paintings, and lively mini essays, Master Presidential History in 1 Minute a Day is the perfect armchair companion for history lovers and history learners alike.