From Classroom To White House

Author: James McMurtry Longo
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786488468
Size: 59.92 MB
Format: PDF
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"President Eisenhower, who was not always the best student, once wrote, "One cannot always read a man's future in the record of his younger days." Indeed, this review of the classroom experiences of presidents and first ladies from George and Martha Washington to Barack and Michelle Obama reveals that few made model students"--Provided by publisher.

Secret Lives Of The First Ladies

Author: Cormac O'Brien
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594740145
Size: 48.17 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Presents profiles and little-known facts about the First Ladies.

Questioning Sequences In The Classroom

Author: Robert J. Marzano
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 0985890274
Size: 10.31 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Ask targeted questions to enhance students’ reasoning skills and increase rigor in classrooms. Use a four-phase questioning sequence to help students make claims, build sound arguments, and provide evidence to support their points. You’ll discover how to coordinate sequences to elicit students’ prior knowledge, prompt the discovery of new information, and deepen and extend students’ learning in all content areas.

The Presidents Wives

Author: Robert P. Watson
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
ISBN: 9781555879488
Size: 26.47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Traces the development of the First Lady's role from obscurity into an influential force in politics, complete with office, staff and budgetary resources to rival those of key presidential advisors. The author also explores the paradoxes surrounding activism in the office.


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Secret Lives Of The U S Presidents

Author: Cormac O'Brien
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1594744793
Size: 76.97 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Includes all-new chapter for the 45th POTUS. This updated and redesigned edition of Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents features outrageous and uncensored profiles of our commanders in chief—complete with hundreds of little-known, politically incorrect, and downright wacko facts. You’ll discover that: • Teddy Roosevelt was blinded in a White House boxing match • John Quincy Adams loved to skinny-dip in the Potomac River • Gerald Ford once worked as a Cosmopolitan magazine cover model • Warren G. Harding gambled with White House china when he ran low on cash • Jimmy Carter reported a UFO sighting in Georgia With chapters on everyone from George Washington to President #45, whoever he (or she!) may be, Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents tackles all the tough questions that other history books are afraid to ask: Which president claimed that God struck down Abraham Lincoln on purpose? How many of these folks were cheating on their spouses? And are there really secret tunnels underneath the White House? American history was never this much fun in school!

Isabel Orleans Braganca

Author: James McMurtry Longo
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786432012
Size: 14.10 MB
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"This is a biography of Isabel Orleans-Braganðca daughter of the last emperor of Brazil. Her story is told against the historic background of the role Isabel's own ancestors, especially royal women, played in the rise and fall of slavery. This is the story of one of the most famous, controversial, yet little known heroines in history"--Provided by publisher.