From the Inside Flap
(back cover) How Many of These Questions Can You Answer? Who can run for president? What is a third party candidate? What if something happens to the president? Who was the only U.S. President to be elected for more than two terms? Name a candidate for the U.S. Presidency who won the popular vote but lost the election?
You'll find the answers to these and many more questions about the U.S. Presidency in this book. From George Washington's election in 1789 to Barack Obama's victory in 2008, all kinds of interesting events have accompanied our presidential campaigns. Here's a lively and often surprising approach to presidential history that will keep you turning the pages while it adds some fun to your social studies class.
More fascinating books on government by Syl Sobel
The Bill of Rights
The Declaration of Independence
The U.S. Constitution and You
How the U.S. Government Works
About the Author
Syl Sobel, J.D., is Director, Publications & Media Division, Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C., and the author of several books for young readers that describe how government works.