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Presidents Day

How can we learn what past presidents thought and felt? Reading presidential letters gives students a chance to "hear" the professional and personal voices of presidents. FIND OUT MORE »

Learning Resources

Discover sources on the presidency

Print, Washington at Princeton, February 10, 1873, LoC

Take in the latest scholarship on the life of the first U.S. president. [...] »

Image, Abraham Lincoln Papers: Home Page Graphic Captions, Library of Congress.

Approximately 20,000 documents provide a window into President Abraham Lincoln' [...] »

Photo, The President walks alone along the. . . , 2009, Pete Souza, White House

The White House offers historic photos and biographies of its past and current [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Learn strategies for teaching the presidency

Photo, Lincoln's Cottage, Dec. 24, 2010, CarrieA, Flickr

Summer is the time for professional development! Eighth-grade teacher Elizabeth [...] »

Photography, Magnified, 10 March 2009, Jake Bouma, Flickr CC

Searching for new, exciting ways to engage your students in the classroom? Why [...] »

Photo, . . . Nixon giving a speech, 1969, General Services Admin., NARA

To indict or not to indict? Watergate raised complicated questions concerning [...] »

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Quizzes

Test your presidential knowledge!

Lithograph, "The Issue Joined," 1846, H.R. Robinson's Lith., Library of Congress

Fond or far-fetched, everyone has one—but as president, nicknames garner [...] »

Postcard, 1910, Ault & Wiborg Printing Ink Company

How many turkeys have presidents pardoned? [...] »

Cover, Puck, Baby, kiss papa good-bye, Feb. 24, 1909, S.D. Ehrhart, LoC

Even American presidents were babies once! [...] »

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