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The Smithsonian Book of the First Ladies: Their Lives, Times, and Issues (edition 1996)

by Edith P. Mayo

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Title:The Smithsonian Book of the First Ladies: Their Lives, Times, and Issues
Authors:Edith P. Mayo
Info:Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (1996), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 302 pages
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Dolley Madison is Hillary Rodham Clinton's favorite first lady. "She cared about the welfare of children," Ms. Clinton writes in the introduction, "spoke her mind about things, and in her infinite wisdom saved priceless documents and art treasures from the onslaught of British troops who destroyed the White House during the War of 1812." Young readers will learn about Madison's life and the lives of 42 other remarkable women, through easy-to-read text and many illustrations and photographs. They will also learn the answers to some important questions about women in American history: Did the American Revolution change things for women? Why isn't there more information about women's lives? What was "woman suffrage"? Why was it hard (until the 20th century) for women to get an education? The Smithsonian Book of the First Ladies shows that these women are a lot more than just the wives to the presidents.

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Lavish presentation describes the lives and eras of the first ladies from Martha Washington through Hillary Rodman Clinton (who wrote the forward). Essays about the issues that were current for these women are in the collection. Biographical sketches give a wonderful insight into each woman's personality. Gives another perspective on the presidency.… (more)

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