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Download Mr. President Book of U.S. Presidents epub

by George Sullivan




Presents information on each of the forty Presidents of the United States and describes the process of electing a President.
Download Mr. President Book of U.S. Presidents epub
ISBN: 0590426591
ISBN13: 978-0590426596
Category: Children
Subcategory: History
Author: George Sullivan
Language: English
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks (November 1, 1988)
ePUB size: 1605 kb
FB2 size: 1285 kb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 140
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Felhalar
I bought the book for a friend because he had worn out an older version. When my husband looked at the book he wanted a copy. According to the friend and husband, it is a good quick reference that contains the highlights of each President's term.
Ungall
Excellent product. Very good quality. Would recommend to anyone. If you like similiar items this is the one for you!!
AnnyMars
As a recent immigrant to the USA I thought it might be useful for me to learn some of the things that all American children learn in school... after all, if I didn't know the difference between John Adams and John Quincy Adams, I might make a fool of myself. This book is clearly laid out, giving more or less equal space to each president, regardless of their length of term and achievements. This does leave you feeling a bit short-changed when it comes to those such as Lincoln, for whom whole books could be written, but then you have to remember thatisn't the point of this book. Its point is to give an overview of EVERY president, and because of this, the author George Sullivan ensures that all holders of that office are recognised. Even those who are normally forgottenm such as John Tyler are brought to life as people as well as presidents, with short biographies of all of the men concerned.

An interesting set of facts is also included. For example, the seemingly over-deferential "Mr President" is in fact the correct mode of address to the holder of that office. NO president is allowed to serve more than two terms (although one have served four before the rules changed), presidents always change over on the 20th January every four or eight years, and every president has to be born in the USA.

This is a good book, useful for children and adults and is interesting as well as informative.
Samardenob
MR. PRESIDENT is a short book perfect for anyone who wants to know the basics of how one becomes president, as well as some good information on the 44 we've had so far (yes, that includes Barack Obama!).

For this type of book, Mr. Sullivan did a very good job, giving information in an easy-to-understand way. It's a fast read that gives more insight into major events through certain President's careers, fun facts about different Heads of State, and even sheds some light on certain "unknown" presidents that might not come up much.

As for the fun facts, you'll find out who the tallest and shortest presidents were, who had the most eccentric pets in the White House, and even who the first woman to run for president was (hint: It's not Hillary Clinton!).

Overall, I think this is a really well-written resource book that's great for middle school readers learning Presidential history, or even someone older who wants to brush up on their facts!

Reviewed by: Lauren Ashley
Fordrelis
George Sullivan's description of Obama's childhood and how he was raised is no where near truthful.

The author has written a version of Obama's chilhood that has never existed.

Also, George Sullivan, in your poor research, not only do you write about inaccurate events, but you have misspelled names of people involved.