American First Ladies, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1619259435
  • ISBN-13: 9781619259430
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

This title is a companion to American Presidents, Fourth Edition, and contains 45 comprehensive essays on every first lady, from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama. The biographical chapters included in this work are divided into various sections, such as Early Life, Marriage and Family, Presidency and First Ladyship and Legacy which provides additional insights into those activities and accomplishments for which the first lady became known. Additionally, each biographical chapter features two sidebars-one on the president and an anecdote about the first lady-as well as detailed photos and portraits.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List.
Publisher's Note.
Contributors.
Introduction.
1: Martha Washington.
2: Abigail Adams.
3: Martha Jefferson and Patsy Jefferson Randolph.
4: Dolley Madison.
5: Elizabeth Monroe.
6: Louisa Adams.
7: Rachel Jackson.
8: Hannah Van Buren and Angelica Singleton Van Buren.
9: Anna Harrison.
10: Letitia Tyler.
11: Julia Tyler.
12: Sarah Polk.
13: Margaret Taylor.
14: Abigail Fillmore.
15: Jane Pierce.
16: Harriet Lane.
17: Mary Lincoln.
18: Eliza Johnson.
19: Julia Grant.
20: Lucy Hayes.
21: Lucretia Garfield.
22: Ellen Arthur.
23: Frances Cleveland.
24: Caroline Harrison.
25: Ida McKinley.
26: Edith Roosevelt.
27: Helen Taft.
28: Ellen Wilson.
29: Edith Wilson.
30: Florence Harding.
31: Grace Coolidge.
32: Lou Hoover.
33: Eleanor Roosevelt.
34: Bess Truman.
35: Mamie Eisenhower.
36: Jacqueline Kennedy.
37: Lady Bird Johnson.
38: Pat Nixon.
39: Betty Ford.
40: Rosalynn Carter.
41: Nancy Reagan.
42: Barbara Bush.
43: Hillary Rodham Clinton.
44: Laura Bush.
45: Michelle Obama.
46: Presidential Partners.
47: White House Manager.
48: Nation's Social Hostess.
49: First Ladies and Social Causes.
50: First Ladies and Presidential Campaigns.
51: First Ladies and Policy Issues.
52: First Ladies and Legislative Activism.
53: Family Life in the White House.
54: Other White House Hostesses.
Chronological List of First Ladies.
Chronological List of Presidents.
Libraries, Museums, Historic Sites, and Web Sites.
Bibliography.
Index.