The evolving presidency by Michael Nelson
The evolving presidency by Michael Nelson

The evolving presidency

landmark documents, 1787-2008
by Michael Nelson
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This fascinating collection of 50 primary source documents offers a compact yet broad-based look at the development of the executive office. It includes judicious editing and contextual headnotes give students a look at the personalities and ideas that have shaped the institution, as well as insight into significant cases and events that have played pivotal roles in American political history. Based on extensive feedback from users, the third edition includes new selections that feature both historical and recent pieces from FDR's court-packing speech to Hamdan v. Rumsfeld case dramatically showing students how presidents chart U.S. history.
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