The Presidents

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

The Presidents

History Classroom program traces the history of America's highest office from the Revolution to the 2004 Presidential campaign. Hear the story of Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase and Reagan's Revolution, of the Battle of Petticoats and the machinations of Rutherford Hayes, the two presidential dynasties, and more. Includes visits to presidential archives and commentary from leading scholars.


60-minute runtime; two-year copyright clearance.

May 2 at 6:00 AM ET/PT

The Presidents

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