President of the United States is often considered the most powerful elected official in the world. The president leads a nation of great wealth and military strength. Presidents have often provided decisive leadership in times of crisis, and they have shaped many important events in history.
This Content Spotlight on American Presidents examines the lives and times of U.S. Presidents. Click through pages in this Content Spotlight, or click the links below, to access World Book Encyclopedia articles on presidents.
CLICK links below to read the biographies of every American President.
- World Book Explores the U.S. Presidency Content Spotlight
- List of American Presidents From 1861 - 1908
- List of American Presidents From 1909 to 1960
- List of American Presidents From 1961 to Present
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