America's First Ladies
A Historical Encyclopedia and Primary Document Collection of the Remarkable Women of the White HouseBook - 2015
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