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You Are the President II: 1800-1899
Nathan Aaseng ©1994

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  • 160 pages
  • More than 55 black-and-white photos and maps
  • Reinforced library binding
  • 6" x 9"
  • Source notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-15-1
  • $19.95







“The writing style is lively and engaging. . . . The author makes the outlines of history clear and demonstrates sympathy for all of the interests involved.”
School Library Journal

Includes Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase, James Madison’s decision to fight the War of 1812, Andrew Jackson’s policy regarding the Cherokee, James Polk’s acquisition of the Oregon Territory, James Buchanan’s response to secession, Abraham Lincoln’s challenge to end slavery, Grover Cleveland and the annexation of Hawaii, and William McKinley’s decision to fight Spain.