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By Nancy Hendricks

Meet the 1st girls of the United States—sometimes inspiring, occasionally tragic, regularly fascinating—women who, even though usually unsung, helped carry the country jointly in its infancy and enhance it as an international power.

• Overviews the social, political, and cultural importance of America's First girls in a handy, chronological, reference structure

• comprises letters, notes, and speeches that permit the 1st girls to talk for themselves

• beneficial properties attractive and informative sidebars that position the 1st girls within the cultural context in their times

• stocks the 2014 First girls rating from the Siena learn Institute

• enables scholar study via an in depth analyzing consultant and a listing of on-line assets that might foster severe examining, pondering, and writing skills

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