Encyclopedia of the American Presidency

Editor/Author Genovese, Michael A.and Howard, Alison D.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4381-4184-8
Category: History - United States -- History
Image Count: 149
Book Status: Available
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The most up-to-date reference of its kind, Encyclopedia of the American Presidency, Third Edition is the definitive guide to the role of the president from the American Revolution through the present day.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributor List
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Entries
  • A
  • acceptance addresses
  • accountability
  • Acheson, Dean
  • Adams, Abigail
  • Adams, John
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Adams, Sherman
  • administrative presidency
  • Administrative Procedure Act (APA)
  • administrative reforms of the presidency
  • advice and consent
  • Affordable Care Act
  • African Americans and the presidency
  • Agency for International Development (AID)
  • agenda and the presidency
  • Agnew, Spiro
  • agriculture policy
  • Air Force One
  • Alien and Sedition Acts
  • Alliance for Progress
  • American presidents and education policy
  • amnesty
  • Anderson, John B.
  • Andrew Johnson, impeachment of
  • announcement speeches
  • Anti-Federalists
  • Anti-Masonic Party
  • Antideficiency Act
  • antitrust policy
  • ANZUS Treaty
  • appointment of judges
  • appointment power
  • arms control
  • Arms Control and Disarmament Act of 1961
  • Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA)
  • arms sales
  • Arthur, Chester A.
  • Ash Council
  • Ashcroft, John
  • Atlantic Alliance
  • Atlantic Charter
  • atomic bomb
  • Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
  • B
  • backgrounds of presidents
  • Baker accords
  • Baker, Howard
  • Baker, James A.
  • Baker, Newton
  • bank holiday of 1933
  • Banks of the United States
  • Barbary War
  • Barkley, Alben
  • Bates, Edward
  • Bay of Pigs invasion
  • Bell, John
  • Berlin Crisis
  • Biddle, Francis
  • Biden, Joe
  • Bill Clinton, impeachment of
  • bipartisanship
  • Blaine, James G.
  • Blair House
  • Boland amendments
  • Bonus Army
  • Booth, John Wilkes
  • brain trust
  • Breckinridge, John C.
  • Bretton Woods agreement
  • Bricker Amendment
  • brinkmanship
  • Brownell, Herbert
  • Brownlow Committee
  • Bryan, William Jennings
  • Buchanan, James
  • Buckley v. Valeo
  • Budget and Accounting Act
  • bully pulpit
  • Bureau of the Budget (BOB)
  • Burns, James MacGregor
  • Burr, Aaron
  • Bush, Barbara
  • Bush, George H. W.
  • Bush, George W.
  • Bush v. Gore
  • business policy
  • C
  • Calhoun, John C.
  • Camp David
  • Camp David accords
  • Camp David negotiations
  • campaign finance
  • campaign pledges
  • campaign strategies
  • Carter Doctrine
  • Carter, Jimmy
  • Carter, Rosalynn
  • Case Act
  • Cass, Lewis
  • censure
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • chad
  • character
  • character issues and presidential politics
  • Chase, Salmon P.
  • checks and balances
  • Cheney, Dick
  • Chertoff, Michael
  • chief executive
  • chief of staff
  • chief of state
  • Church Committee
  • civil liberties
  • civil religion
  • Civil Rights Act
  • civil rights policy
  • civil service
  • Civil War
  • Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
  • Clark, Ramsey
  • Clay, Henry
  • Clayton Antitrust Act
  • Cleveland, Grover
  • Clifford, Clark McAdams
  • Clinton, Bill
  • Clinton, George (vice president)
  • Clinton, Hillary Rodham
  • Clinton v. City of New York
  • Clinton v. Jones
  • coattails
  • cold war
  • Colfax, Schuyler
  • commander in chief
  • compassionate conservative
  • Congress and the president
  • Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974
  • congressional investigation of the presidency
  • congressional oversight
  • Connally amendment
  • Constitution and the presidency
  • constitutional amendments
  • Constitutional Convention
  • containment
  • contempt of Congress
  • continuing resolutions
  • Coolidge, Calvin
  • Cooper-Church amendment
  • Corcoran, Thomas G.
  • Corwin, Edward S.
  • Council of Economic Advisers (CEA)
  • Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)
  • counsel to the president
  • court-packing plan
  • courts and the president
  • covert operations
  • Cox, Archibald
  • creation of the presidency
  • Crédit Mobilier scandal
  • crisis management
  • Cronin, Thomas E.
  • Cuban missile crisis
  • Curtis, Charles
  • cyber security
  • Czolgosz, Leon
  • D
  • Dallas, George Mifflin
  • Dames & Moore v. Regan
  • dark-horse candidate
  • Davis, Jefferson
  • Dawes, Charles
  • death of a president
  • Debs, Eugene V.
  • declaration of war
  • defense policy
  • delegation of legislative power
  • Democratic Leadership Council (DLC)
  • Democratic Party
  • Department of Commerce (DOC)
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of the Interior
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • Department of War
  • deregulation
  • détente
  • diplomacy
  • direct action
  • divided government
  • dollar diplomacy
  • domestic policy
  • domestic policy adviser
  • Douglas, Stephen
  • Dred Scott v. Sanford
  • drone policy
  • Dukakis, Michael
  • Dulles, John Foster
  • E
  • Eagleton, Thomas F.
  • economic policy
  • economic powers
  • Economic Stabilization Act
  • Eisenhower Doctrine
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB)
  • Electoral College
  • electoral reform
  • electronic surveillance
  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Embargo Acts
  • Emergency Banking Act
  • emergency powers
  • Employment Act of 1946
  • environmental policy
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • era of good feelings
  • Ethics in Government Act
  • Ex parte Milligan
  • executive agreements
  • executive branch
  • executive nominations
  • Executive Office of the President (EOP)
  • executive orders
  • executive power
  • executive privilege
  • extraordinary renditions
  • F
  • Fair Deal
  • Fair Employment Practices Committee
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fairbanks, Charles W.
  • Faithful Execution Clause
  • farewell addresses
  • Farley, James A.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • federal bureaucracy
  • Federal Election Commission (FEC)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Federal Register Act of 1935
  • Federal Reserve System
  • Federal Trade Commission Act
  • federalism
  • Federalist Papers
  • Federalist Party
  • Ferraro, Geraldine
  • Field v. Clark
  • Fillmore, Millard
  • films and the presidency
  • fireside chats
  • First Hundred Days
  • first ladies
  • First Lady's Office
  • fiscal policy
  • Ford, Betty
  • Ford, Gerald
  • foreign affairs
  • foreign aid
  • Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)
  • Foreign Service
  • former presidents
  • Forrestal, James
  • Four Freedoms
  • Fourteen Points
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • frontloading
  • G
  • Gadsden Purchase
  • Gallatin, Albert
  • Garfield, James A.
  • Garner, John Nance
  • gay rights and the presidency
  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
  • Gerry, Elbridge
  • Gettysburg Address
  • gifts to the president
  • Goldwater, Barry
  • Goldwater v. Carter
  • Gonzales, Alberto
  • good neighbor policy
  • Gore, Al
  • Government Accountability Office (GAO)
  • government corporations
  • Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act
  • Grant, Ulysses S.
  • Great Depression
  • Great Society
  • Green Party
  • Group of Eight (G8)
  • Guiteau, Charles Julius
  • Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
  • gunboat diplomacy
  • H
  • Hagerty, James C.
  • Hamdan v. Rumsfeld
  • Hamdi v. Rumsfeld
  • Hamilton, Alexander
  • Hamlin, Hannibal
  • Hampton & Co. v. United States
  • Harding, Warren G.
  • Harrison, Benjamin
  • Harrison, William Henry
  • Hatch Act, 1939
  • Hayes, Rutherford B.
  • health of presidents
  • Helvidius-Pacificus Debates
  • Hendricks, Thomas A.
  • heroic leadership
  • hidden hand presidency
  • high crimes and misdemeanors
  • Hobart, Garret A.
  • Hollingsworth v. Perry
  • honeymoon period
  • Hoover Commissions
  • Hoover, Herbert
  • Hoover, J. Edgar
  • Hoover, Lou
  • Hopkins, Harry
  • hotline
  • Hull, Cordell
  • human rights
  • humor and the presidency
  • Humphrey, Hubert
  • Humphrey's Executor v. United States
  • Hyde Park
  • hyper-partisanship
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha
  • I
  • immigration policy
  • impeachment
  • imperial presidency
  • imperialism
  • implied powers
  • impoundment of funds
  • In re Neagle
  • inaugural addresses
  • inaugurations
  • independent counsel
  • Independent Counsel Law
  • inherent powers
  • Inspectors General (IG)
  • institutional presidency
  • intelligence oversight
  • Intelligence Oversight Act
  • interest groups and the presidency
  • international law
  • intervention
  • Iran-contra affair
  • Iranian hostage crisis
  • Iraq War
  • iron triangles
  • isolationism
  • issue networks
  • item veto
  • J
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Japanese-American internment
  • Jaworski, Leon
  • Jay, John
  • Jay's Treaty
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Johnson, Andrew
  • Johnson, Lady Bird
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Johnson, Richard Mentor
  • Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
  • K
  • Kaine, Tim
  • Kellogg-Briand Pact
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Kennedy, Robert F.
  • King, William Rufus de Vane
  • Kissinger, Henry
  • kitchen cabinet
  • Knox, Philander Chase
  • Korean War
  • Korematsu v. United States
  • L
  • La Follette, Robert M.
  • labor policy
  • lame duck
  • law enforcement powers
  • League of Nations
  • legislative leadership
  • legislative veto
  • Lend-Lease Act
  • Lieberman, Joe
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Mary Todd
  • Little v. Barreme
  • Locke, John
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • loyalty-security programs
  • M
  • Madison, Dolley
  • Madison, James
  • managerial presidency
  • Manhattan Project
  • Manifest Destiny
  • Marbury v. Madison
  • marque and reprisal
  • Marshall, George C.
  • Marshall, John
  • Marshall Plan
  • Marshall, Thomas R.
  • martial law
  • Mayaguez incident
  • McCain, John
  • McCarran Internal Security Act
  • McCarthy, Eugene
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • McCarthyism
  • McGovern-Fraser Commission
  • McGovern, George
  • McKinley, William
  • McNamara, Robert
  • media and the presidency
  • Meese, Edwin, III
  • Merryman, Ex parte 17 F. Cas. 144
  • Middle East
  • midterm elections
  • military tribunals
  • Missouri v. Holland
  • Mitchell, John N.
  • Mondale, Walter
  • Monroe Doctrine
  • Monroe, James
  • Montesquieu, baron de
  • Monticello
  • Morgenthau, Henry, Jr.
  • Morris, Gouverneur
  • Morton, Levi Parsons
  • Mount Rushmore
  • Mount Vernon
  • Myers v. United States
  • N
  • National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
  • National Economic Council (NEC)
  • National Emergencies Act
  • National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA)
  • National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
  • national security
  • National Security Act
  • National Security Advisor
  • National Security Council (NSC)
  • National Security Directives (NSDs)
  • National Treasury Employees Union v. Nixon
  • Native American policy
  • NATO treaty
  • Neustadt, Richard M.
  • Neutrality Proclamation
  • New Deal
  • New Freedom
  • New Frontier
  • new media
  • New York Times v. United States
  • Nixon Doctrine
  • Nixon, Richard
  • Nixon v. Administrator of General Services
  • nominating candidates for president
  • North Korea
  • nuclear command procedures
  • nuclear weapons policy
  • nullification doctrine
  • O
  • oath of office
  • Obama, Barack
  • Obama Doctrine
  • Obama, Michelle
  • Obergefell v. Hodges
  • Office of Administration
  • Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
  • Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP)
  • Office of Homeland Security (OHS)
  • Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA)
  • Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Office of Legal Counsel
  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
  • Office of Policy Development
  • Office of Price Administration (OPA)
  • Office of Public Liaison
  • Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
  • Office of the Attorney General
  • Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
  • Office of War Mobilization (OWM)
  • Old Executive Office Building (OEOB)
  • Olmstead v. United States
  • Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy
  • open door policy
  • Oswald, Lee Harvey
  • Oval Office
  • P
  • Palin, Sarah
  • Palmer Raids
  • Panama Canal treaties
  • Panama Refining Co. v. Ryan
  • pardon power
  • parliamentary reforms
  • partisan
  • party conventions
  • patronage
  • Pence, Mike
  • Pendleton Act
  • Pentagon
  • Perkins, Frances
  • Persian Gulf War
  • Philadelphia Plan
  • Pierce, Franklin
  • pocket veto
  • political action committee (PAC)
  • Polk, James K.
  • popularity and the presidency
  • postmodern presidency
  • Potsdam Conference
  • POTUS (President of the United States)
  • Powell, Colin
  • prerogative power
  • presentment clause
  • presidency and budgetary process
  • Presidency Research Group (PRG)
  • President's Intelligence Advisory Board
  • presidential advisers
  • presidential assassinations
  • presidential benefits
  • presidential box scores
  • presidential cabinet
  • presidential commissions
  • presidential debates
  • presidential disability
  • presidential doctrines
  • presidential findings
  • presidential greatness
  • presidential immunity
  • presidential leadership
  • presidential legacies
  • presidential libraries
  • presidential monuments
  • presidential nominating caucuses
  • presidential papers
  • Presidential Personnel Office (PPO)
  • presidential pets
  • presidential protocol
  • Presidential Records Act (PRA)
  • presidential resignation
  • presidential seal
  • presidential staff
  • presidential succession laws
  • presidential transitions
  • presidential retreats
  • presidents and the press
  • president's daily briefing (PDB)
  • President's Intelligence Oversight Board (PIOB)
  • president's title
  • press conference
  • primaries and caucuses
  • Prize Cases
  • proclamations
  • Progressive Party
  • public papers of the president
  • Pullman Strike
  • purchase of Alaska
  • Q
  • qualifications of the president and vice president
  • Quayle, Dan
  • Rasul v. Bush
  • R
  • rating the president
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • receiving and appointing ambassadors
  • recess appointments
  • recognition power
  • reconciliation bills
  • Reconstruction
  • Reform Party
  • Regan v. Wald
  • regulatory policy
  • Reid v. Covert
  • religion and the presidency
  • removal power
  • reorganization power
  • Republican Party
  • rhetorical presidency
  • Rice, Condoleezza
  • Richard Nixon, impeachment of
  • Richardson, James D.
  • Ridge, Tom
  • Rockefeller, Nelson A.
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • rulemaking power
  • Rumsfeld, Donald
  • Rumsfeld v. Padilla
  • S
  • salaries and perquisites
  • Sanders, Bernie
  • savings-and-loan scandal
  • Schechter Poultry Corporation v. United States
  • science adviser
  • science policy
  • SEATO Pact
  • Secret Service
  • Seery v. United States
  • Senior Executive Service (SES)
  • separation of powers
  • September 11, 2001, attacks
  • sequestration during the budget process
  • Seward, William H.
  • Sherman Antitrust Act
  • Sherman, James
  • signing statements
  • situation room
  • Social Security
  • solicitor general
  • space policy
  • Spanish-American War
  • special prosecutor
  • speechwriters
  • spending power
  • Square Deal
  • Starr Report
  • State Department
  • State of the Union addresses
  • statement and account clause
  • Stevenson, Adlai (U.N. ambassador)
  • Stevenson, Adlai (vice president)
  • Stimson, Henry L.
  • Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT)
  • Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI)
  • succession
  • summit meetings
  • Super Tuesday
  • suspension of habeas corpus
  • symbolic presidency
  • T
  • Taft Commission
  • Taft-Hartley Act
  • Taft, William Howard
  • Taney, Roger B.
  • tariff policy
  • tax policy
  • Taylor, Zachary
  • Teapot Dome scandal
  • television and the president
  • Tennessee Valley Authority Act
  • Tenure of Office Act
  • term and tenure of office
  • textbook presidency
  • theories of cabinet formation
  • theories of the presidency
  • third party candidates
  • Thomas, Norman
  • Tompkins, Daniel D.
  • torture
  • Tower Commission
  • town meetings and the presidency
  • transition
  • Treaty of Versailles
  • treaty power
  • Truman Doctrine
  • Truman, Harry S.
  • Trump, Donald
  • Trump, Melania
  • Twelfth Amendment
  • Twentieth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
  • Twenty-fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
  • Twenty-second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
  • Twenty-third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
  • two presidencies
  • two-term tradition
  • Tyler, John
  • U
  • U-2 incident
  • U.S. drug policy
  • U.S. housing policy
  • U.S. invasion of Grenada
  • U.S.-Mexican War
  • U.S. monetary policy
  • U.S. trade policy
  • undeclared war
  • unilateral powers
  • unitary executive
  • United Nations (UN)
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • United States v. Belmont
  • United States v. Curtiss-Wright Export Corporation
  • United States v. Nixon
  • United States v. Pink
  • United States v. U.S. District Court
  • United States v. Windsor
  • United We Stand America (UWSA)
  • USA PATRIOT Act
  • V
  • Vacancies Act
  • Van Buren, Martin
  • Vandenberg Resolution
  • veto power
  • vice president
  • Vietnam War
  • voting rights
  • W
  • Wallace, George
  • Wallace, Henry A.
  • war messages
  • War of 1812
  • War on Terror
  • war powers
  • War Powers Act
  • Warren Commission
  • Washington, George
  • Watergate scandal
  • welfare policy
  • The West Wing
  • Wheeler, William A.
  • Whig Party
  • Whig presidency
  • Whiskey Rebellion
  • Whiskey Ring
  • White House
  • White House Advance Office
  • White House "czars"
  • White House-department relations
  • White House Office
  • White House Office of Communications
  • White House Office of Legislative Affairs
  • White House Office of Political Affairs
  • White House Personnel Authorization Act
  • White House photographer
  • White House press corps
  • White House press secretary
  • White House scheduling office
  • White House website
  • Wiener v. United States
  • Wildavsky, Aaron
  • Wilson, Edith
  • Wilson, Henry
  • Wilson, James
  • Wilson, Woodrow
  • women and the presidency
  • Works Progress Administration (WPA)
  • World War I and the presidency
  • World War II and the presidency
  • X
  • XYZ affair
  • Yakus v. United States
  • Y
  • Yalta Conference
  • Youngstown Sheet and Tube Co. v. Sawyer
  • Support Materials
  • Chronology of Presidential Elections
  • Tables
  • Female Vice President Nominees
  • First Year Presidential Job Approval Ratings by Average
  • Gallup Poll Question: Would You Vote for a Female Presidential Candidate?
  • Growth of Divided Government
  • Major Female Presidential Candidates
  • Percentage of Public Expressing Approval of President's Performance
  • Presidential Vetoes
  • U.S. International Trade (Billions of Dollars)
  • Vice Presidents of the United States
  • Bibliography by President
  • Selected Bibliography