The Kennedy family has had a tremendous impact on US government and politics in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The Kennedys explores how the Kennedy family got their start in politics, their impact from the White House and other government positions, and how the Kennedy legacy continues to impact politics. Compelling narrative text and well-chosen historical photographs and primary sources make this book perfect for report writing. Features include a glossary, a selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline, family tree, and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.