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Presidential Elections and Other Cool Facts (Revised) (Paperback) (Syl Sobel)
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Young readers will be fascinated by attention-catching facts as they read about major presidential campaigns, from George Washington's election in 1789 to Barack Obama's victories in 2008 and 2012. Questions asked and topics explored include:
- Who can run for president?
- Who can vote?
- What is the Electoral College?
- What is a third-party candidate?
- Which Republican president had a Democrat for his vice president?
- Who was the only U.S. president to be elected for more than two terms?
- Which candidates have won the popular vote but lost the election?
- Why was President Truman happy in 1948, when he read the Chicago Tribune headline that declared: "Dewey Defeats Truman"?
Number of Pages: 48.0
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Social Science / Politics + Government
Publisher: Barrons Juveniles
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Syl Sobel
Street Date: May 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-2761