Herbert Hoover: America's 31st President
- Historic portraits; photos of primary source documents; quotations from primary sources.
- Extensive backmatter with information at-a-glance: historic timeline; glossary; and Table of Presidents with photos from George Washington to G.W. Bush. Table includes dates of birth, death, and when each president took office and left office.
- Fast facts of historical events that include the "who," "when," "why," "where," and "outcome" of the event. Fast facts on the presidents and first ladies.
- Map shows which part/s of America became states during the president's term/s in office.
National Social Studies Standards: Grades 5-8
Power, Authority, & Governance: VI
- provides the life stories of representative American leaders
- identifies basic features of the U.S. political system
- describes how government powers are acquired, used, and justified
- describes how governments respond to forces of unity and diversity
- explains conditions that contribute to conflict and cooperation within the U.S. and with other nations
Civic Ideals and Practices: X
- examines origins and influence of democratic-republican ideals--human dignity, liberty, justice, equality, the rule of law
- explores the roles of public opinion, citizen action, and political actors in shaping public policies
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