Looking beyond the individual office holders to the office itself, Vital Statistics on the Presidency covers George Washington’s tenure through the the presidencies of the early 21st century. The book’s expansive view of the presidency allows readers to recognize major themes across administrations, and reach overall conclusions about the nature of the institution and its future. The illuminating data are put into context by thoughtful essays that explain key statistical patterns, making each edition an intriguing and comprehensive reference to important patterns throughout the history of the presidency.

Chapter 9. 1950-1969

Chapter 9. 1950-1969


Chronology of Major Events, 1950-1969

State and Federal Laws Chronology, 1950-1969

National Presidential Count, 1952-1968


Presidential Turnout Percentages, 1952-1968

Presidential Turnout, 1952-1968

Presidential Partisan Turnout, 1952-1968

Gubernatorial Turnout, 1952-1968

Gubernatorial Partisan Turnout, 1952-1968

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