Vital Statistics on the Presidency, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1452299927
  • ISBN-13: 9781452299921
  • DDC: 973.09
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 407 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Looking beyond the individual office holders to the office itself, this Fourth Edition of Vital Statistics on the Presidency covers George Washington's tenure through the 2012 election. The book's expansive view of the presidency allows readers to recognize major themes across administrations and to reach overall conclusions about the nature of the institution and its future. The illuminating data is put into context by thoughtful essays explaining key statistical patterns, making this edition an intriguing and comprehensive reference to important patterns throughout the history of the presidency.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Dedication Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Tables and Figures.
1: Presidents of the United States.
2: Presidential Selection.
3: Presidential Elections.
4: Public Appearances.
5: Public Opinions.
6: Presidential Organization and the Executive Branch.
7: Presidents in War and Diplomacy.
8: Presidential Policymaking.
9: Congressional Relations.
10: The Presidency and the Judiciary.