Review of New Book on the White House and the Presidency

Review of New Book on the White House and the Presidency

“Under This Roof: The White House and the Presidency” is a delightful, well-written, and well-researched collection of stories about the White House and our Presidents. The book is highly readable and I strongly recommend it.  White House and American...
Presidential History Roundup #7

Presidential History Roundup #7

Presidential History Roundup #7: An Unlikely Presidential Friendship, Top 10 Presidential Dogs, Dynasties, New Reagan Biography, No Money to Attend Inauguration.  Interesting news about Presidential history from PresidentialHistory.com. Washington Borrowed Money to...

Which Untimely Presidential Transition Affected the County the Most?

Lincoln by a landslide:  The weary nation breathed a sigh of relief as the hostilities of the long and wrenching War Between the States closed that frightful chapter of history. But before the wounds began to heal, the bloodshed that had taken a generation of young...

9 Vice-Presidents Became President on the Death or Resignation of the President

Nine times in the history of the republic, a vice-president has ascended to the office of president due to the death or resignation of the president.  Here’s a list of these men: John Tyler Millard Fillmore Andrew Johnson Chester Arthur Theodore Roosevelt...