Showing posts with label presidents. Show all posts
Showing posts with label presidents. Show all posts

November 05, 2010

Who was the first Republican President?

Abraham Lincoln!

On November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected President of the United States as the first Republican to hold that office. He received 180 of 303 possible electoral votes and 40 percent of the popular vote.

Want to learn more about Honest Abe? Enslow has a few titles that can help: 200 Years with Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, and Music for Abraham Lincoln CD

October 01, 2010

Former President Jimmy Carter is celebrating a birthday today

In 2002, Jimmy Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize for his lifelong dedication to world peace, human rights, and democracy. In the years since Carter’s presidency, he has become an extraordinary role model of service to humanity. Readers of Barbara Kramer’s inspiring biography cannot help but admire this idealistic, selfless man who has harnessed his considerable ambition and power for just one goal: to make the world a better place.

March 04, 2010

Abraham Lincoln takes oath of office on this day in 1861

On this date in 1861, Abraham Lincoln took the oath of office as the 16th president of the United States.

Are you interested in civil war tunes and campaign songs? Music for Abraham Lincoln is the place to look!