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 Presidency
 W Wallace, George C. – World War II
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Wallace, George C.1914 - 1998Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
Wallace, Henry A.1888 - 1965Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Wallace, Henry A.1888 - 1965Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
War of 18121812 - 1814General summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
War on Terrorism2001General summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
War Powers Act of 19731973General summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
War PowersGeneral summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
Warren Commission1963 - 1964General summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
Washington Writing Farewell AddressPhotograph of an individual or event.Image
Washington's cabinetPhotograph of an individual or event.Image
Washington, George, Delivers His First Inaugural Address1789Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Washington, George, Presiding over the Constitutional Convention1787Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Washington, George, Taking the Oath of OfficeApr. 30, 1789Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Washington, George1732 - 1799Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Washington, George1732 - 1799Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Washington, George1732 - 1799Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
Washington, Martha1731 - 1802Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
Watergate ScandalGeneral summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
Watergate Subpoena of President Richard NixonJul. 23, 1973Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Watergate SubpoenaPhotograph of an individual or event.Image
Weaver, James B.1833 - 1912Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
Weaver, James B.1833 - 1912Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Weddings in the White HouseTables, graphs, and other statistical information.Facts & Figures
What are checks and balances?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What are executive agreements?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What are executive orders, and how many have various presidents signed?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What are the requirements for serving as president and vice president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What did the Fair Deal propose?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What did the New Frontier program try to do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Agriculture Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the attorney general do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Commerce Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Defense Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Education Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Energy Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the first lady get paid?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Health and Human Services Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Housing and Urban Development Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Interior Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Justice Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Labor Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Office of Management and Budget do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the president do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the president get paid?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the State Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Transportation Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Treasury Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the Veterans Affairs Department do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the vice president do?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What does the vice president get paid?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What experience have presidents had before being elected?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What happened in the Belknap scandal?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What happened in the Iran-Contra affair?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What happened in the Watergate scandal?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What happened in the Whiskey Ring scandal?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What happens if the president dies after inauguration?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What happens if the president is incapacitated after inauguration?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What happens if the president resigns or is removed from office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What happens if the president-elect dies or is incapacitated after the electoral college has voted but before inauguration?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is a pocket veto?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is a presidential commission?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is a presidential doctrine?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is a veto?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is executive privilege?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is impoundment?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is patronage?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is separation of powers?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is the cabinet?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is the Eisenhower Doctrine?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is the line-item veto?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is the Monroe Doctrine?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is the National Security Council?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is the presidential oath of office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is the Roosevelt corollary?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is the Truman Doctrine?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What is the War Powers Act?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What profession is most common for presidents?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What summit conferences with the Soviets did U.S. presidents attend during the cold war?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What was the Era of Good Feelings?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What was the first presidential appointment ever made?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What was the Great Society?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What was the kitchen cabinet?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What was the Lewinsky scandal about?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What was the Marshall Plan?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What was the New Deal?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What was the Teapot Dome scandal?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
What was the Whitewater scandal about?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Wheeler, William A.1819 - 1887Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
When did live television coverage of the president's inaugural address begin?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When did the post office become a government-run corporation?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When did the practice of including the vice president in cabinet meetings become firmly established?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When did the Social Security Administration become an independent agency?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When has the country been without a vice president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When has the same party controlled the White House and both houses of Congress?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When is inauguration day?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When was the first attempt to impeach a president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When was the post office founded?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When was the White House built?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When were most former presidents alive?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When were the "First Hundred Days"?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When were the departments represented in the cabinet created?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
When were the modern conveniences added to the White House?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Where can presidential papers and speeches be found?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Where is the president's hotline to Moscow located?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which cabinet members have been convicted of crimes?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which cabinet members have taken the Fifth Amendment?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which colleges have produced the most presidents?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which first lady had the most children?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which first lady had the most influence over national affairs?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which first lady was first to hire her own press agent?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which first lady was first to hire her own staff to answer mail and press questions?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which former president was elected to the Confederate Congress?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which president had successful cancer surgery while in office and managed to keep it a secret?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which president lived the longest?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which president never attended a school of any type?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which president resigned?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which president served in the House after leaving office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which president served in the Senate after leaving the White House?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which president served the shortest time in office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which president started the tradition of taking the oath of office with one hand on the Bible?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which president supported an illegitimate child?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which president's grandfather was also president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents and vice presidents served when?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents changed their names?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents died in office of natural causes?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents died on the Fourth of July?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents fought in which wars?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents got married while in office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents have been generals?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents have not delivered State of the Union addresses to Congress in person?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents never went to college?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents once served in the cabinet?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents survived assassination attempts?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents were assassinated?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents were bachelors when elected?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents were delegates to the Continental Congress?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents were distant cousins?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which presidents were impeached?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which state has produced the most presidents?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which state has produced the most vice presidents?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice president held no other elective office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice president killed a man while in office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice president lived the longest?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice president served longest in Congress?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice president served the longest?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice president served the shortest term?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice president was the first to serve as acting president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice president was tried for treason?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice presidents died in office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice presidents have also been senators?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice presidents have cast the deciding vote in the Senate?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice presidents resigned from office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice presidents served in the Continental Congress?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice presidents served in the House?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice presidents served under more than one president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Which vice presidents succeeded to the presidency?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Whiskey Rebellion1792General summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
Whiskey Ring ScandalGeneral summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
White House Architectural Drawing1792Photograph of an individual or event.Image
White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales and Karen HughesPhotograph of an individual or event.Image
White House Cutaway DiagramPhotograph of an individual or event.Image
White HouseGeneral summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
White, Hugh Lawson1773 - 1840Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
Whitewater Investigation1994 - 2000General summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
Who are considered the greatest presidents?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who are the Joint Chiefs of Staff?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who became president after being elected to only one other office—the vice presidency?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who became president without having been elected to that office or to the vice presidency?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who can appoint and remove officials in the executive branch?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who failed to be confirmed by the Senate for a cabinet post?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who had the most vetoes overridden?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who have presidents pardoned?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who held the most cabinet posts?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who must agree to treaties between the United States and other countries?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who named the White House?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who never held elective office before reaching the White House?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who originated the Monroe Doctrine?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who originated the term veep for vice president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who pocket vetoed the most bills?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who served in the cabinet of the most presidents?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who served longest in the cabinet?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who thought of the names president and vice president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first Catholic president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first Democratic president? The others?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first divorced president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first president heard on radio? Seen on TV?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first president to ask Congress to declare war?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first president to die in office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first president to get a pension?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first president to have a press secretary?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first president to hold a press conference?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first president to travel abroad while in office?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first president's wife to be called "first lady"?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first Republican president? The others?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first vice president to head a presidential commission?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first vice president to make an official trip abroad?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first vice president to succeed to the presidency during his term?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the first Whig president? The others?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the oldest president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the oldest vice president elected?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the only president never to have married?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the only president to have a Ph.D.?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the only president to have served nonconsecutive terms?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the only president to serve more than two terms?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the only president to serve on the Supreme Court after leaving the White House?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the only president who did not live in the White House?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the youngest person to be president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who was the youngest vice president elected?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who were the first female, black, and Hispanic members of the cabinet?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
Who were the presidents whose sons also became president?A question with a concise answer.Q & A
William Henry Harrison Memorial ArmbandPhotograph of an individual or event.Image
Willkie, Wendell L.1892 - 1944Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
Wilson Depicted as a PharoahPhotograph of an individual or event.Image
Wilson, Edith1872 - 1961Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Wilson, Edith1872 - 1961Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
Wilson, Henry1812 - 1875Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
Wilson, Woodrow, in League of Nations CartoonPhotograph of an individual or event.Image
Wilson, Woodrow, Signing Legislation1916Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Wilson, Woodrow1856 - 1924Photograph of an individual or event.Image
Wilson, Woodrow1856 - 1924Biographical information on significant figures.Biography
World War I1914 - 1918General summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry
World War II1939 - 1945General summary of issues, concepts, processes, events, and historical figures.Encyclopedia Entry


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