The author is a licensed Professional Engineer who has taken an interest in the United States Presidents and presidential parties. Since he is not a political historian, this book can be thought of as an "alternative point of view" toward American politics. In this book, a number of United States Presidents are classified as being "great "and a group of others, "honorable mention." All are selected on the basis of the nature and magnitude of their achievements This book contains a plethora of information on all the United States presidents and political parties. It begins with an all-inclusive chart displaying the winner, loser, political party and year for each of the 57 elections held in the United States. There are also short factual summaries of all 44 presidents and political parties. For ease of reading comprehension, there are more pages of graphics then there are pages of text. For instance, for each of the 44 presidents, there is a state map locating the city in which he was born. Also, for each president, there is a U.S. map displaying the name and number of states and territories comprising the country at the time of his term in office. All told, this book contains 224 years of United States political history wrapped up into one all-inclusive compact literary package.