Completed in 1800, the White House is the home of the president of the United States. Learn about the history of the White House from the time of its construction under President George Washington to the massive renovations under President Harry Truman to its status today as the home of the most powerful leader in the world. Explore major sites in the White House, including the Oval Office and the Rose Garden. Get to know many of the presidents who have lived there while making history. Book jacket.