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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"?
This book brings history and social studies classes to life as boys and girls learn about important people, places, and events in the history of presidential elections.
Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Social Science / Politics + Government
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Barrons Juveniles
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Syl Sobel
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2016
TCIN: 50465989
UPC: 9781438006918
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-2761
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