If this wasn’t a history book, I would have thought that The Death of a President by William Manchester is a Shakespearean tragedy
James K. Polk, Vol. 2: Continentalist, 1843-1846 offers a critical analysis of President James K. Polk’s achievements and how they impacted the United States
Discover the fascinating rise of James K. Polk in Tennessee and on the national political scene in this engaging biography by Charles Grier Sellers
I enjoyed reading John Tyler, the Accidental President and learned a lot about a President whose name most Americans won’t even recognize.
A compelling narrative of an administration steeped in non-stop scandal, much of it its own doing. Touching almost every headline generated from the oval
I enjoyed The Unexpected President, despite the lack of documents left to us by Arthur. He destroyed all his papers towards the end of his life.
Article first published as Book Review: The United States Constitution: A Round Table Comic Graphic Adaptation Nadja Baer (Adapter) and Nathan Lueth (Illustrator) on Blogcritics. About: The United States Constitution: A Round Table Comic Graphic Adaptation Nadja Baer (Adapter), Thomas Jefferson (Author), John Adams (Author), Thomas Paine (Author), James Madison (Author) and Nathan Lueth (Illustrator) is an adaptation of the supreme law of the land in these United States. Dr. Katie Monnin, assistant professor of literacy at the University of North Florida, produced a curriculum guide (target towards 8th grade level) to supplement the comic book which is available free of charge at http://maupinhouse.com/constitutioncurriculum 80 pages Publisher: Writers Of The Round Table Press (April 16, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 1610660250 Buy this Comic Graphic Adaptation in paper or in electronic format. Thoughts: Right off the bat I liked that the author included the Founding Fathers in the title of this comic graphic adaptation. The United States Constitution: A Round Table Comic Graphic Adaptation by Nadja Baer (Adapter | website | Twitter), Thomas Jefferson (Author), John Adams (Author), Thomas Paine (Author), James Madison (Author) and Nathan Lueth (Illustrator | website | Twitter) takes the US Constitution and, using the original text, presents it in an easy to understand graphical format. This is a short book…
Based on JQA’s diary which spanned an amazing seven decades – arguably the “most valuable historical and personal journal kept by any prominent American”