Gerald R. Ford

Gerald R. Ford

by Laura Hamilton Waxman




True or False? Gerald Ford was the first president not officially elected to the office.

True! In 1973, Vice President Spiro Agnew was forced to resign, and Ford was appointed to that office. When President Richard Nixon resigned the next year, Ford became president.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822579854
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/28/2008
Series: History Maker Bios Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 640L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 A Team Player 6

2 War, Law, and Love 12

3 Challenges and Surprises 21

4 The People's Man 31

5 Moving On 39

Timeline 44

A Ford, Not a Lincoln 45

Further Reading 46

Websites 46

Select Bibliography 47

Index 48

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