How much do you know about America's Presidents? Do you know, for example... Which two Presidents died on the very same day? The first President to die in office? The oldest President? The shortest President?The tallest President? The biggest President? The only single President? The President with the most children? The only President born in California? The first President born in a hospital? The President who once served as a hangman? Which President owned a dog? Cat? Goat? Raccoon? Macaw? Pony? Which President was the first to have a color television in the White House? Which President was the only one to marry a woman born outside the United States? Here is a brand new copy of Everything You Always Wanted To Know About America's Presidents* (*But Were Afraid To Ask) by Richard L. MacMurray and Keith Richard Radford Jr., a full-size, illustrated soft-cover, 499 page volume filled with carefully researched facts and trivia about historic Boston, The Boston Massacre, The Boston Tea Party, The Battle of Lexington, The Battle of Concord, The Battle of Bunker Hill, the British Evacuation of Boston, the U.S.S. Constitution, "Old Ironsides," Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, Paul Revere's Ride, "On the Eighteen of April in Seventy-Five," Battle of Lexington at Concord, An Ode to William Dawes, Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, Independence Day 1776, The U.S. Constitution, Ratification by States, Constitutionally Speaking, Interesting Facts About the Constitution, States of the United States Date of Admission, Population of the United States, Presidential Qualifications, Presidential Political Conventions, How Elected, Early History of the Electoral College, Election Day, the 20-Year Election Jinx, Electoral Votes, Major Parties' Popular and Electoral Vote for President, United States Presidents, Presidents and Vice Presidents, Where They Were Inaugurated, Presidential Duties, Presidential Succession, Presidential Salaries, "Hail to the Chief," Presidents' Prior Offices, Prior Occupations, Wives, Birthplace(s), Months Born and Died In, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, The First State Funeral, John Tyler, James Polk, David Atchison, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, The Civil War Breaks Out, A Personal Crisis, The Emancipation Proclamation, Re-election, Victory at Last, The Assassin Strikes, The Long Night, Capture and Conviction, Some Famous Quotations, The Gettysburg Address, "Captain! My Captain!," The Plot to Steal The Lincoln Corpse, Robert Todd Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Tragedy Strikes, Chester A. Arthur, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren C. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, William (Bill) Clinton, The White House, The White House Inscription, The Day They Burned The White House, Painting the White House, The Vice Presidency, Richard M. Johnson, John Breckenridge, William R. King, VPs and Cabinet Members, Secretary of Commerce, Secretary of Labor, Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Secretary of Transportation, Secretary of Energy, Secretary of Education, The United States Capitol, Presidents of Congress, In Highest Tribute, Those Who Have Lain in State in the Rotunda, The Supreme Court Chief Justices, Associate Justices, Where to Write, Women in Government, and more.
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Ken Barclay, Ph.D., University Administrator, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and Professor of History at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo writes, "So you think you know a lot about United States history? Richard MacMurray and Keith Richard Radford Jr.'s thoroughly enjoyable and fascinating book will allow you to have fun while becoming familiar with some unusual facts pertaining to our history. This manuscript is fun for everyone--from those who love history to those who never had any use for it. The information contained in these pages will tickle your funny bone, capture your inquisitiveness, and delight your mind. Don't be surprised if you catch yourself saying, "This is everything I always wanted to know about America's Presidents!" while reading this pleasant book. The painstaking and thorough research evident throughout this book has helped craft a collector's item which will be enjoyed by all." --Ken Barclay, Ph.D., University Administrator, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and Professor of History at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo
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Book Description Burbank Press, 2007. Perfect Paperback. Book Condition: New. Keith Richard Radford Jr. (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0978587219
Book Description Burbank Press, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 499 pages. 10.70x8.40x1.30 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0978587219