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Betty Ford

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Betty Ford
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A Very Quick Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   4.98

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    prescription, alcohol, vice, born, term, volunteer, however, family, facility, wedding, treatment, group, died, high, better, mind
     content words:    Betty Ford, Martha Graham, New York City, Gerald Ford, President Nixon, Vice President Spiro Agnew, Betty Ford Center


Betty Ford
By Meg Leonard
  

1     Betty Ford was born in 1918 in Chicago. Her family moved to Michigan. Betty loved to dance. After high school, she went to school to learn more about dancing. She met Martha Graham. She danced with one of Graham's troupes in New York City. After five years, Betty moved back to Michigan to be near family. She started a dance group there. She taught dance to children with handicaps. Betty met Gerald Ford in 1947. They were married the next year. Gerald was elected to Congress two weeks after the wedding. He was in Congress for twenty-five years. Betty took care of their four children. She volunteered a lot. Gerald was planning on retiring in 1973. However, President Nixon nominated Gerald to be the new vice president. Vice President Spiro Agnew was stepping down. Ford took Agnew's place. A short time later, Nixon resigned. Ford became the new president. Betty was the new first lady. She continued to volunteer. Betty spoke her mind. She was not afraid to give her own opinions. Gerald was not elected .....
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Presidents of the United States
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Women's History
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United States
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    Immigration  
 
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    Presidents of the United States  
 
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United States History
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    American Revolution  
 
    Cold War
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    Lewis and Clark
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    Pearl Harbor  
 
    Spanish American War (1898)  
 
    The 1890's  
 
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    The 1930's  
 
 
    The 1940's  
 
    The 1950's  
 
    The 1960's  
 
    The 1970's  
 
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    The 1990's  
 
    The 2000's  
 
    The Civil War
(1861-1865)
 
 
    The Great Depression
(1929-1945)
 
 
    The United States Grows
(1865-1900)
 
 
    The War of 1812  
 
    Wild, Wild West  
 
    World War I
(1914-1918)
 
 
    World War II  
 


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