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Presidents of the United States
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Helen Taft

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Helen Taft
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 4 to 6
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   5.41

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    inaugural, nominee, relearn, born, term, jobs, ambitious, fell, presidential, lawyer, several, husband, serve, career, government, promote
     content words:    Helen Herron, White House, President Rutherford Hayes, William Taft, First Lady, Arlington National Cemetery


Helen Taft
By Meg Leonard
  

1     Helen Herron was born in Ohio in 1861. Helen visited the White House when she was seventeen. Her parents were friends of President Rutherford Hayes. This visit made Helen want to live in the White House one day. Helen met William Taft, a lawyer, when she was eighteen. They fell in love and got married. They talked of reaching Washington, D.C. some day. Helen was very ambitious. She encouraged her husband to take jobs to promote his career. William was chosen as a judge for several positions in the government. One job moved the family to the Philippines. His job also took them to Japan, China, and the Vatican. Helen loved to travel. William was appointed Secretary of War in 1904. Four years later, Helen helped William became the nominee for president. He won the election. Helen was the first First Lady to ride with her husband .....
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