Presidents (DK Eyewitness) (Paperback)
An informative and visual guide to America's highest office, this DK Eyewitness book explores the history of the White House and the presidents who have served in it.
Written in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this beautiful visual reference book provides mini-biographies and trivia for budding historians, along with hundreds of photos that illustrate the lives of Presidents that shaped American history.
Students and teachers alike will find intriguing facts in this comprehensive history book. Each president's feature starts with their early lives and takes the reader through their political careers. Discover how they came into office and what happened after they won their presidential elections. Be an eyewitness to the history of the inhabitants of the White House through full-color photographs of famous paintings, campaign memorabilia, handwritten letters, and even historical artifacts belonging to each President.
As the first person to be called the President of the United States, George Washington helped unite the colonies and win independence from King George of Great Britain. Learn about his revolutionary leadership and the forging of the Constitution. Discover how Abraham Lincoln saved the Union from the American Civil War, and how Thomas Jefferson doubled the size of the nation with the Louisiana Purchase.
The book includes a section of presidential speeches such as John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address and Ronald Reagan's Evil Empire speech. Read about other 20th century presidents such George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and the first Black president Barack Obama. This new edition introduces America’s newest Commander-in-chief Joe Biden.
The History of the US Presidents From George Washington to Joe Biden
DK Eyewitness Books: Presidents uses a unique integrated format with text and pictures to give insight into the lives of the men that have held the highest position in the USA. Eyewitness educational books are a favorite for school-aged students, parents, and teachers alike.
Inside this fascinating visual reference book:
• Includes a feature on every American President in history - right up to Joe Biden
• Presidential facts and trivia in bite-sized information that is easy to follow for younger readers
• Hundreds of photos of famous artworks, historical artifacts, and handwritten letters
• Includes a section on some of history's famous American political speeches
More from DK Books:
For more interesting facts about American Presidents look for DK Books The Presidents Visual Encyclopedia. If you enjoy DK Eyewitness Books: Presidents there are over 170 Eyewitness titles to choose from, covering a large variety of topics. For more history reference books DK Eyewitness: Victorians, DK Eyewitness: Aztec, and DK Eyewitness: World War I - just a few of the titles available.
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