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America"s vice-presidents

Diana Dixon Healy

America"s vice-presidents

our first forty-three vice-presidents and how they got to be number two

by Diana Dixon Healy

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
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    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Vice-Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
    • United States -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDiana Dixon Healy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE176.49 .H4 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 235 p. :
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3186258M
      ISBN 100689114540
      LC Control Number83045490

      Get this from a library! America's vice-presidents: our first forty-three vice-presidents and how they got to be number two. [Diana Dixon Healy] -- Presents biographies of American vicepresidents from John Adams to George Bush. 1. George Washington (Ap —March 4, ). No party. The 1st U.S. President. Washington served two terms. An American War General in the American Revolutionary War. As chief of the executive branch and head of the federal government, the presidency is the highest political office in the United States by influence and recognition.

        I asked about the greatest and least-great vice presidents of the modern era — from John Nance Garner, F.D.R.’s first vice president, to Joe Biden — and the best and worst historic strategic. And if you like vice presidents, you should check out our book, Hottest Heads of State: The American Presidents, because there are definitely some vice presidents in there! (Specifically, the ones who went on to become president.).

      Nonetheless, Calhoun proved to be one of the most influential vice presidents in history. #1. John Adams. Tie-Breaking Votes: The first vice president in U.S. history was also one of the busiest.   DALLAS, TX, Ap /PressRelease/-- Former White House photographers assigned to America's vice presidents have given praise to Charles Denyer's publication of the first-ever groundbreaking book on the home of America's vice , "Number One Observatory Circle, the Home of the Vice President of the United States", the limited edition hardback is filled with .


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