ERIC Number: ED384545
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
The Presidency of the United States. the Young Oxford Companion.
Pious, Richard M.
Arranged alphabetically for quick and easy access, this book is a one-stop guide to the U.S. presidency from its beginnings at the Constitutional Convention through its evolution to the modern presidency. Included in the book is information on all the presidents and vice presidents of the United States as well as selected First Ladies, powers of the presidency, election and succession, presidential decision making (Airborne Missile Crisis, Monroe Doctrine), major domestic programs of 20th-century presidents (Fair Deal, Great Society, New Frontier), perks of office--how do Presidents live (Air Force One, Camp David, salary), and theories about the presidency (Imperial Presidency, Modern Presidency). (RJC)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Elementary Secondary Education, Political Science, Presidents of the United States, Reference Materials, Resource Materials, Social Studies, United States History
Oxford University Press, Inc., 200 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
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