compiled by Geri Zabela Eddins


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Hughes, Libby. George W. Bush, From Texas to the White House. New York: Franklin Watts, 2003.

Kunhardt, Philip B. Jr., Philip B. III, and Peter W. The American President: The Human Drama of Our Nation’s Highest Office. New York: Riverhead Books, 1999.

Pastan, Amy. First Ladies. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2001.

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Online Resources

“American President. An Online Reference Resource.” 20 March through 18 January 2013.

“Aristide No Stranger to Struggle.” Cable News Network. 7 July 2008.

“Birth of Democracy Oct. 20, 2000.” 7 July 2008.

“Brief Summary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.” 18 January 2013.

“Bush Job Approval at 28%, Lowest of His Administration.” 19 June 2008.

“The Carter Center.” 10 through 20 June 2008.

“Fact Sheet: Progress in the War on Terror.” 19 June 2008.

“Fact Sheet: Treaty on Strategic Offensive Reductions.” 23 June 2008.

“First Ladies’ Gallery.” 25 February through 11 July 2008.

“Just For Fun: Presidential Trivia.” 16 May 2008.

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“New Perspectives on the West: Theodore Roosevelt.” 1 through 20 June 2008.

“Nixon Doctrine and Vietnamization.” 7 July 2008.

“The Nobel Peace Prize 2002.” 18 June 2008.

“Office and Compensation of the President.” 27 August 2008.

“Operation Active Endeavor.” 23 June 2008.

“Presidents of the United States.” 25 February through 20 June 2008.   

“Ronald Reagan.” Grolier Online Encyclopedia. 18 June 2008.

“September 11, 2001: Basic Facts.” 19 June 2008.

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“Theodore Roosevelt: The Nobel Peace Prize 1906.” 1 through 20 June 2008.

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“Vice President of the United States (President of the Senate).” 18 March through 7 July 2008.

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“The White House Historical Association: Timelines—Technology.” 18 August 2008.

“Woodrow Wilson: The Nobel Peace Prize 1919.” 1 through 20 June 2008.

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“Year in Review 2006 Timeline.” 24 June 2008.

“American Recovery and Reinvestment.” 16 January 2009.

“Barack Obama: Meet the Candidate.” 14 January 2009.

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“Clinton gives sneak peek at Obama plans.” 14 January 2009.

“Illinois House votes to impeach governor Rod Blagojevich.” 14 January 2009.

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