American Political Leaders 1789-2005, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1604266562
  • ISBN-13: 9781604266566
  • DDC: 973.099
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 501 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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The answers to your questions about America's political leaders are just a few of the fascinating facts contained in this handy guide to biographical information on approximately 9,000 of the most important U.S. elected and appointed leaders. Newly updated, this volume now includes key facts on political leaders spanning 215 years of United States history. Organized for quick, easy reference, the book contains six chapters - one for each group covered - in which readers will find:

  • Basic Facts: all significant biographical data, such as: birth and death dates, periods of public service, and party affiliations
  • Special Information: boxed features and analytical commentary on topics such as: Presidential Disability and Succession; Religious affiliations of the U.S. presidents; Women, African Americans, Hispanics, and Asian Americans in Congress, the Cabinet, and the Supreme Court; and Attempts at Term Limits

As comprehensive as it is easy to use, this resource also includes an appendix of additional reference tables on Congress including sessions held, leadership, and committee chairmen. It is the perfect reference guide for researchers, students, or any person who needs names, dates, and other basic information on U.S. leaders in one convenient source.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Presidents.
2: Vice Presidents.
3: Cabinet Members.
4: Supreme Court Justices.
5: Members of Congress (Part I).
6: Members of Congress (Part II).
7: Members of Congress (Part III).
8: Governors.
Name Index.
Subject Index.