America's First Ladies

America's First Ladies

A Historical Encyclopedia and Primary Document Collection of the Remarkable Women of the White House

Book - 2015
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Meet the First Ladies of the United States--sometimes inspiring, sometimes tragic, always fascinating--women who, though often unsung, helped hold the nation together in its infancy and advance it as a world power.

* Overviews the social, political, and cultural significance of America's First Ladies in a convenient, chronological, reference format

* Includes letters, notes, and speeches that allow the First Ladies to speak for themselves

* Features engaging and informative sidebars that place the First Ladies in the cultural context of their times

* Shares the 2014 First Ladies Ranking from the Siena Research Institute

* Facilitates student research through an extensive reading guide and a list of online resources that will foster critical reading, thinking, and writing skills

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, c2015
ISBN: 9781610698825
1610698827
Branch Call Number: R 920.7 H384a5
Characteristics: xix, 408 pages ; 26 cm

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