Presidents' Day Round-Up


Subjects: Civics, History, Social Studies
Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

In honor of Presidents’ Day, here is a compilation of resources to teach students about the American presidency.

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Role-play your own virtual candidates running for President.
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Series broadcasts from presidential libraries and profiles American presidents with archival footage and expert guests.
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President Obama's comments on issues facing his administration, followed by a response from the Republican Party.
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History
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Series profiles political leaders, artists, and other famous figures
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Interactive website is a companion to the C-SPAN series The White House.
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The definitive story of President Obama, from his childhood in Honolulu to his history-making presidential win.
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The fascinating and bizarre tale of the plot to steal Lincoln's remains and hold them for ransom.
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Biography website includes the full episode that chronicles President Obama's personal and political life.
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A companion website to C-SPAN's Peabody Award winning series profiling U.S. presidents.
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Featured biography of our 16th president.
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Presidential round-up from Biography.com includes information on everyone from George Washington to George W. Bush.
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Featured biography of our 1st president includes streaming video, links to related resources, and interviews with historians.
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Chronicles the life of Thomas Jefferson.
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Full episode broken down into clips, links to resources, and more on John Adams.
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Online round-up of History.com presidential resources.
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Companion website to the HBO miniseries.

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