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The presidency A to Z

Author: Gerhard Peters; John T Woolley; Michael Nelson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2008.
Series: CQ's American government A to Z series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Presents over 300 entries related to the United States presidency, including biographies of every president, election coverage and analysis, presidential policies and platforms, and presidential relations.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Presidency A to Z.
Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)681761098
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Peters; John T Woolley; Michael Nelson
ISBN: 9780872893672 0872893677
OCLC Number: 145554604
Notes: In the 2nd ed. Michael Nelson's name came first.
Description: xviii, 675 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Adams, Abigail --
Adams, John --
Adams, John Quincy --
Agnew, Spiro T. --
Agriculture Department --
Air Force One --
Appointment and Removal Power (Executive Branch) --
Arthur, Chester A. --
Article II --
Assassinations and Assaults --
Background of Presidents --
Barkley, Alben W. --
Bell, John --
Blaine, James G. --
Blair House --
Breckinridge, John C. --
Brownlow Committee --
Bryan, William Jennings --
Buchanan, James --
Buckley v. Valeo --
Budget process --
Bureaucracy --
Burr, Aaron --
Bush, Barbara --
Bush, George H.W. --
Bush, George W. --
Bush, Laura --
Bush v. Gore --
Cabinet --
Calhoun, John C. --
Camp David --
Campaign debates --
Campaign financing --
Carter, Jimmy --
Carter, Rosalynn --
Central Intelligence Agency --
Cheney, Richard B. --
Chief of Staff --
Chief of State --
Civil service --
Civil War --
Clay, Henry --
Cleveland, Grover --
Clinton v. Jones --
Clinton, Bill --
Clinton, George --
Clinton, Hillary Rodham --
Colfax, Schuyler --
Commerce Department --
Commissions, Presidential --
Congress and the Presidency --
Congressional Caucus (King Caucus) --
Constitutional powers and provisions --
Coolidge, Calvin --
Counsel to the President --
Court-Packing Plan --
Courts and the President --
Crawford, William Harris --
Curtis, Charles. Daily and family life --
Dallas, George M. --
Davis, Jefferson --
Dawes, Charles G. --
Death of the President --
Debs, Eugene V. --
Defense Department --
Delegate selection reforms --
Dewey, Thomas E. --
Diplomatic powers --
Disability Amendment --
Doctrines, Presidential --
Dole, Robert J. --
Douglas, Stephen A. --
Economic Advisers, Council of --
Economic powers --
Education Department --
Eisenhower, Dwight D. --
Elections and campaigns --
Elections chronology --
Electoral college --
Emancipation Proclamation --
Emergency powers --
Energy Department --
Environmental Protection Agency --
Ethics --
Executive agreements --
Executive office buildings --
Executive office of the President --
Executive orders --
Executive privilege --
Fairbanks, Charles W. --
Fair Deal --
Farewell addresses --
Federal Bureau of Investigation --
Federal Election Commission --
Federalist Papers --
Federal Reserve System --
Ferraro, Geraldine A. --
Fillmore, Millard --
First hundred days --
First Ladies --
Ford, Betty --
Ford, Gerald R. --
Former Presidents --
Garfield, James A. --
Garner, John Nance --
Gerry, Elbridge --
Goldwater, Barry M. --
Gore, Albert, Jr. --
Grant, Ulysses S. --
Great Depression --
Great Society --
Group of Eight. "Hail to the chief" --
Hamdan v. Rumsfeld --
Hamilton, Alexander --
Hamlin, Hannibal --
Harding, Warren G. --
Harrison, Benjamin --
Harrison, William Henry --
Hayes, Rutherford B. --
Health and Human Services Department --
Hendricks, Thomas A. --
Historic milestones of the Presidency --
Hobart, Garret A. --
Homeland Security Department --
Honeymoon period --
Hoover, Herbert C. --
Hoover Commissions --
Housing and Urban Development Department --
Hughes, Charles Evans --
Humphrey, Hubert H. --
Humphrey's Executor v. United States --
Hurricane Katrina --
Immigrations and Naturalization Service v. Chadha --
Impeachment --
Impoundment --
Inauguration --
Independent counsel --
Independent executive agencies --
Independent regulatory agencies --
Interest groups and the Presidency --
Interior Department --
Iran-Contra Affair --
Iraq War (Operation Iraqi Freedom) --
Jackson, Andrew --
Japanese American internment --
Jefferson, Thomas --
Johnson, Andrew --
Johnson, Lady Bird --
Johnson, Lyndon B. --
Johnson, Richard M. --
Joint Chiefs of Staff --
Justice Department. Kennedy, Jacqueline --
Kennedy, John F. --
Kerry, John --
King, William R. --
Kitchen cabinet --
Korean War --
La Follette, Robert M. --
Labor Department --
Lame Duck --
Landon, Alfred --
Law enforcement powers --
Legislative veto --
Libraries --
Lincoln, Abraham --
Lincoln, Mary Todd --
Line-item veto --
Louisiana Purchase --
McCarthy, Eugene J. --
McClellan, George B. --
McGovern, George S. --
McKinley, William --
Madison, Dolley --
Madison, James --
Management and Budget, Office of --
Marshall, Thomas R. --
Martial law --
Media and the Presidency --
Memorials, Presidential --
Mexican-American War of 1846 --
Midterm elections --
Milligan, Ex parte --
Mondale, Walter F. --
Monroe, James --
Monroe Doctrine --
Morton, Levi P. --
Myers v. United States --
National Archives and Records Administration --
National bank --
National Economic Council --
National Intelligence, Office of the Director of --
National party conventions --
National security adviser --
National Security Council --
Neutrality Proclamation of 1793 --
New Deal --
New Freedom --
New Frontier --
Nixon, Pat --
Nixon, Richard --
Nuclear command procedures --
Oath of office. Pardon power --
Party leader --
Patronage --
Perot, H. Ross --
Persian Gulf War (Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm) --
Personnel Management, Office of --
Pierce, Franklin --
Political Action Committee (PACs) --
Political parties --
Polk, James K. --
Presidential greatness --
Presidential Medal of Freedom --
Press conferences --
Press Secretary, Presidential --
Primaries and caucuses --
Proclamations and endorsements --
Public opinion and the Presidency --
Qualifications of the President and Vice President --
Quayle, Dan --
Reagan, Nancy --
Reagan, Ronald --
Reconstruction --
Religion and the Presidency --
Rockefeller, Nelson A. --
Roosevelt, Eleanor --
Roosevelt, Franklin D. --
Roosevelt, Theodore --
Rumsfeld, Donald H. --
Salary and perquisites --
Seals of office --
Secret Service --
Senate election of the Vice President --
Senatorial courtesy --
Separation of powers --
Sherman, James S. --
Signing statements --
Smith, Alfred E. --
Spanish-American War of 1898 --
Speeches and rhetoric --
Square Deal --
Staff --
State Department --
State of the Union address --
Stevenson, Adlai E. --
Stevenson, Adlai E., II --
Stewardship theory --
Succession --
Summit meetings. Taft, William Howard --
Taylor, Zachary --
Teapot Dome Scandal --
Tennessee Valley Authority --
Term of office --
Third parties --
Thurmond, J. Strom --
Tilden, Samuel J. --
Titles of the President and Vice President --
Tompkins, Daniel D. --
Tonkin Gulf Resolution --
Trade policy --
Trade Representative, Office of the U.S. --
Transition period --
Transportation Department --
Travel --
Treasury Department --
Treaty power --
Truman, Harry S. --
Tyler, John --
Unitary executive theory --
United Nations --
United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export Corp. --
United States v. Nixon --
Van Buren, Martin --
Veteran Affairs Department --
Veto power --
Vice President --
Vice-Presidential residence --
Vietnam War --
Wallace, George C. --
Wallace, Henry A. --
War of 1812 --
War on Terrorism --
War powers --
War Powers Act of 1973 --
Warren Commission --
Washington, George --
Washington, Martha --
Watergate Affair --
Weaver, James B. --
Wheeler, William A. --
Whiskey Rebellion --
Whiskey Ring Scandal --
White House --
Whitewater investigation --
Willkie, Wendell L. --
Wilson, Edith --
Wilson, Henry --
Wilson, Woodrow --
World War I --
World War II --
Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer --
Zapruder film. Reference material --
U.S. Presidents and Vice Presidents --
Backgrounds of U.S. Presidents, 1789-2007 --
Summary of Presidential elections, 1789-2004 --
Party affiliations in Congress and the Presidency --
Presidential Cabinets, 1789-2007 --
U.S. Government organizational chart --
Federal Internet gateways and search engines --
Constitution of the United States.
Series Title: CQ's American government A to Z series.
Responsibility: Gerhard Peters, editor ; John T. Woolley, editor ; Michael Nelson, advisory editor.
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