National Geographic Readers Barack Obama

Author: Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Publisher: National Geographic Society
ISBN: 1426317611
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His legacy will live on as a barrier-breaker and a pioneer. Learn all about our 44th President in this fascinating leveled reader. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Barack Obama

Author: Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN: 9781426317606
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Describes the life and achievements of Barack Obama, from his childhood and early career in politics to his life as President of the United States.

National Geographic Readers Rosa Parks

Author: Kitson Jazynka
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426321430
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Kitson Jazynka. In 2012, President Barack Obama sat on the bus Parks was
riding when she refused to give up her seat. The bus is on display at the Henry
Ford Museum in Detroit, Michigan. Today a statue of Parks stands in the U.S.
Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. When Parks died in 2005, bus drivers in
Montgomery and Detroit honored her by reserving their front seats. Many people
call Parks the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement.

National Geographic Learning Reader Diversity Of America

Author: National Geographic Learning
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 128542090X
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National Geographic Learning. INSIDE THE PRESIDENCY Prompted by the
swearing in of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States in
January 2009, journalist Elisabeth Bumillor looks attraditions and practices that
have remained constant over the past few decades regardless of who occupies
the White House. Before you read “Inside the Presidency,” answer the following
questions: • What does the title suggest the reading will be about? What are three
specific ...

National Geographic Readers Abraham Lincoln

Author: Caroline Crosson Gilpin
Publisher: National Geographic Society
ISBN: 1426314086
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The 36 columns ofthe Lincoln Memorial represent each state in the Union at the
time of Lincoln's death. Lincoln Memorial When Barack Obama was sworn in as
America's first black President, he used the same Bible that Lincoln used. 1846
1860 1863 1864 1865 Elected to U.S. House of Repre- Elected President of the
United Freed the slavesin ten states; Elected President for a second Died in
Washington, D.C., on sentatives States gave the Gettysburg time April 15
Address can get ...

National Geographic Readers Sonia Sotomayor

Author: Barbara Kramer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426322917
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President Barack Obama thought about whom he could pick for that court. He
had four people in mind. Sotomayor was one of them. On May 21, Sotomayor met
with the president at the White House. He liked the way she answered his
questions. He believed she was a good person for the job. On May 26, he
nominated her to be a Supreme Court justice. The news about Sotomayor's
Supreme Court nomination was announced over the loudspeaker at Cardinal
Spellman High School.

National Geographic Learning Reader Cultural Identity In America

Author: National Geographic Learning
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285402456
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National Geographic Learning. INSIDE THE PRESIDENCY Prompted by the
swearing in of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States in
January of 2009, journalist Elisabeth Bumillor looks at traditions and practices
that have remained constant over the last few decades regardless of who
occupies the White House. As you read “Inside the Presidency,” you should
consider the following questions: ' Before reading the article, consider the
expectations its title arouses.

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2010

Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 142630501X
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Provides the latest information on a wide range of topics including animals, culture, geography, the environment, history, and science.

National Geographic Reader Sustainability

Author: National Geographic Learning
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 128506061X
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But in most places the sun remains by far the most expensive source of electric
power— typically in the U.S. it costs several times more than natural gas or coal
—which is why it still supplies only a fraction of a percent of our needs. That won't
change fast unless governments give solar a big boost. President Barack Obama
campaigned with a pledge to institute a federal “renewable portfolio standard”
requiring utilities to generate a quarter of their electricity from renewables by
2025.

National Geographic Learning Reader Cultural Anthropology

Author: National Geographic Learning
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 128553154X
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When he graduates, Dunga will be the first lawyer in his tribe; he is likely to be
sent back to the Omo Valley as a judge or a government prosecutor. He is aware
that he will be a kind of missionary, and it has become his personal mission to
modernize the Kara people and prepare them for the future as part of the
Ethiopian state. He even invokes one of U.S. President Barack Obama's election
slogans. “Change must come,” he said. “I have a big responsibility to change my
tribe in a big ...