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James Garfield: The Professor President
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
James Garfield had little early education, he worked to put himself through college before entering politics. When the Civil War started, he joined the Union Army. He won many battles and become a Major General. As a politician, he fought for civil rights, the abolition of slavery and an education system for African Americans. In March 1881 he became president. 200 days later he was dead. RL: 6.8
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Zachary Taylor to Grover Cleveland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Zachary Taylor may have died from what he ate on the 4th of July? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? Ulysses S. Grant had a horse named 'Jeff Davis?' Grover Cleveland kept imported fish? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 2nd of four books.