Famous First Facts About American Politics
For historians, students, scholars, librarians, and teachers, this is a comprehensive information source, and the perfect first stop for political research. General readers will also find it an irresistible browse, exploring "firsts" from the earliest events in American history (such as the founding of the Iroquois Confederacy by Haionhwat’ha and Deganawidah sometime before 1550), to the ground-breaking events that took place at the end of the millennium (such as the first First Lady elected to public office, in 2000). Following the format of other books in the Famous First Facts series, Famous First Facts About American Politics makes it easy to access information, carry out research, and find answers to specific questions. Related entries are assembled alphabetically under broad subject categories and sub-categories. Within each category or sub-category, entries are arranged chronologically. Five indexes facilitate fast access by subject, year, month and day, personal name, and geographical location.