Don't Know Much About® the American Presidents
Kenneth C. Davis
On Sale: September 18, 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
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Which president broke the law to prevent enslaved people
from being freed? Who said, "When the president does it,that
means it's not illegal"? Why does America have a president?
From the heated debates among the framers of the
Constitution in 1787 over an "elected king," to the creation
of the presidency, and on through rich profiles of each man
who has held the office, New York Times bestselling author
Kenneth C. Davis takes readers on a guided tour of American
Examining each chief executive, from the low lights to the
bright lights, the memorable to the forgettable and the
forgotten, Davis tells all the stories, offering rich
anecdotes about real people. He also charts the history of
the presidency itself, debunking myths and grading the
presidents from A+ to F.
For history buffs and history-phobes alike, this
entertaining book may change your understanding of the
highest office in the land throughout more than two hundred
years of history.
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