eBook The Presidency A to Z, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1452234302
  • ISBN-13: 9781452234304
  • DDC: 973.09
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 752 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released January 2013
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The one-stop reference on all aspects of the U.S. presidency, THE PRESIDENCY A TO Z, Fifth Edition is an authoritative and accessible volume providing all the basic information readers need to understand the executive branch. This new and extensively revised fifth edition features important new entries on Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, John McCain, Guantanamo Bay, and War in Afghanistan. It also includes updated entries on Campaign Finance, Iraq War, Presidents’ relationship with Congress, and many more. More 300 comprehensive, easy-to-read entries offer quick information and in-depth background on how the executive branch has responded to the challenges facing the nation. Readers will find:· Biographies of every president and many others important to the office; explanations of broader concepts and powers relating to the presidency; complete election coverage and analysis; discussions of relations with Congress; the Supreme Court; the bureaucracy; political parties; the media; interest groups and the public.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
List of Figures and List of Tables.
About the Authors.
Preface.
1: Adams, Abigail.
2: Adams, John.
3: Adams, John Quincy.
4: Agnew, Spiro T..
5: Agriculture Department.
6: Air Force One.
7: Appointment and Removal Power (Executive Branch).
8: Arthur, Chester A..
9: Article II.
10: Assassinations and Assaults.
11: Background of Presidents.
12: Barkley, Alben W..
13: Bell, John.
14: Biden, Joseph Jr..
15: Blaine, James G..
16: Blair House.
17: Breckinridge, John C..
18: Brownlow Committee.
19: Bryan, William Jennings.
20: Buchanan, James.
21: Buckley v. Valeo.
22: Budget Process.
23: Bureaucracy.
24: Burr, Aaron.
25: Bush, Barbara.
26: Bush, George H. W..
27: Bush, George W..
28: Bush, Laura.
29: Bush v. Gore.
30: Cabinet.
31: Calhoun, John C..
32: Camp David.
33: Campaign Debates.
34: Campaign Financing.
35: Carter, Jimmy.
36: Carter, Rosalynn.
37: Central Intelligence Agency.
38: Cheney, Richard B..
39: Chief of Staff.
40: Chief of State.
41: Civil Service.
42: Civil War.
43: Clay, Henry.
44: Cleveland, Grover.
45: Clinton v. Jones.
46: Clinton, Bill.
47: Clinton, George.
48: Clinton, Hillary Rodham.
49: Colfax, Schuyler.
50: Commerce Department.
51: Commissions, Presidential.
52: Congress and the Presidency.
53: Congressional Caucus (King Caucus).
54: Constitutional Powers and Provisions.
55: Coolidge, Calvin.
56: Counsel to the President.
57: Court-Packing Plan.
58: Courts and the President.
59: Crawford, William Harris.
60: Curtis, Charles.
61: Daily and Family Life.
62: Dallas, George M..
63: Davis, Jefferson.
64: Dawes, Charles G..
65: Death of the President.
66: Debs, Eugene V..
67: Defense Department.
68: Delegate Selection Reforms.
69: Dewey, Thomas E..
70: Diplomatic Powers.
71: Disability Amendment.
72: Doctrines, Presidential.
73: Dole, Robert J..
74: Douglas, Stephen A..
75: Dukakis, Michael S..
76: Economic Advisers, Council of.
77: Economic Powers.
78: Education Department.
79: Eisenhower, Dwight D..
80: Elections and Campaigns.
81: Elections Chronology.
82: Electoral College.
83: Emancipation Proclamation.
84: Emergency Powers.
85: Energy Department.
86: Environmental Protection Agency.
87: Ethics.
88: Executive Agreements.
89: Executive Office Buildings.
90: Executive Office of the President.
91: Executive Orders.
92: Executive Privilege.
93: Fairbanks, Charles W..
94: Fair Deal.
95: Farewell Addresses.
96: Federal Bureau of Investigation.
97: Federal Election Commission.
98: Federalist Papers.
99: Federal Reserve System.
100: Ferraro, Geraldine A..
101: Fillmore, Millard.
102: First Hundred Days.
103: First Ladies.
104: Ford, Betty.
105: Ford, Gerald R..
106: Former Presidents.
107: Garfield, James A..
108: Garner, John Nance.
109: Gerry, Elbridge.
110: Goldwater, Barry M..
111: Gore, Albert, Jr..
112: Grant, Ulysses S..
113: Great Depression.
114: Great Society.
115: Group of Eight (G-8)/Group of Twenty (G-20).
116: Guantanamo Bay.
117: “Hail to the Chief”.
118: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.
119: Hamilton, Alexander.
120: Hamlin, Hannibal.
121: Harding, Warren G..
122: Harrison, Benjamin.
123: Harrison, William Henry.
124: Hayes, Rutherford B..
125: Health and Human Services Department.
126: Hendricks, Thomas A..
127: Historic Milestones of the Presidency.
128: Hobart, Garret A..
129: Homeland Security Department.
130: Honeymoon Period.
131: Hoover, Herbert C..
132: Hoover Commissions.
133: Housing and Urban Development Department.
134: Hughes, Charles Evans.
135: Humphrey, Hubert H..
136: Humphrey’s Executor v. United States.
137: Hurricane Katrina.
138: Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha.
139: Impeachment.
140: Impoundment.
141: Inauguration.
142: Independent Executive Agencies.
143: Independent Regulatory Agencies.
144: Interest Groups and the Presidency.
145: Interior Department.
146: Iran-Contra Affair.
147: Iraq War (Operation Iraqi Freedom).
148: Jackson, Andrew.
149: Japanese American Internment.
150: Jefferson, Thomas.
151: Johnson, Andrew.
152: Johnson, Lady Bird.
153: Johnson, Lyndon B..
154: Johnson, Richard M..
155: Joint Chiefs of Staff.
156: Justice Department.
157: Kennedy, Jacqueline.
158: Kennedy, John F..
159: Kerry, John.
160: King, William R..
161: Kitchen Cabinet.
162: Korean War.
163: La Follette, Robert M..
164: Labor Department.
165: Lame Duck.
166: Landon, Alfred.
167: Law Enforcement Powers.
168: Legislative Veto.
169: Libraries.
170: Lincoln, Abraham.
171: Lincoln, Mary Todd.
172: Line-Item Veto.
173: Louisiana Purchase.
174: McCain, John.
175: McCarthy, Eugene J..
176: McClellan, George B..
177: McGovern, George S..
178: Mckinley, William.
179: Madison, Dolley.
180: Madison, James.
181: Management and Budget, Office of.
182: Marshall, Thomas R..
183: Martial Law.
184: Media and the Presidency.
185: Memorials, Presidential.
186: Mexican-American War of 1846.
187: Midterm Elections.
188: Milligan, Ex parte.
189: Mondale, Walter F..
190: Monroe, James.
191: Monroe Doctrine.