American History Through the Presidential Lens

Well-rounded, interactive history and presidential textbook
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Title: American Presidents for iPad
Summary: Well-rounded, interactive history and presidential textbook

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Pros: Mix of primary sources and secondary sources offers lots of options for history classes.
Cons: Text can run a bit long in some categories, just like in a real textbook.
Bottom Line: Valuable history resource makes maps, speeches, documents, and facts easily accessible.

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