The Role of President
The president of the United States' job is complex and has evolved throughout history. This informative text provides a clear understanding of how a person becomes president and their many responsibilities after their inauguration. Readers learn about how the president gets elected, their various roles, the power they have and how that is balanced with other branches of government, and controversies and hardships a president may face during their time in office. Full-color photographs, fact-filled sidebars, and informational graphic organizers enhance knowledge of this social studies curriculum topic and challenge readers to think critically about this important political position.