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Video: Influential First Ladies

Whereas the president is elected by Americans, the First Lady is not. She has no official role in the politics of the nation yet still has an undeniable influence during her tenure. Immerse readers in the lives and influence of our nation’s most influential First Ladies in this narrative series. Readers will learn about the impact First Ladies have made on political policies, women’s rights, and social justice issues. Captivating narrative vignettes, compelling photographs, primary source quotes, and accompanying source notes immerse readers in the stories of these remarkable women. Additional features include a section on fast facts, critical thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, an author introduction, and sources for further research. Readers of this series will gain a greater understanding of the power and influence of women in the White House.

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