Über den Autor
Michael P. Riccards is president of Fitchburg State College in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. He is the author of several books, including A Republic If You Can Keep It: The Foundations of the American Presidency, 1700-1800 (Greenwood Press, 1987).
This narrative history is sure to be an invaluable reference for interested laypersons as well as scholars of American history. Volume One covers the chief executive office from its creation in 1787 to the presidency of McKinley. Foreword by James McPherson and James MacGregor Burns.