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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

Photo, Bill Clinton loved to play the saxophone, William J. Clinton Library

Teaching 20th century presidential history or political events? Explore this [...] »

Photo, Strolling through Red Square, Russia, May 9 2004, Public Papers of the US

Digitized versions of 20 volumes of Public Papers of the Presidents of the [...] »

Photograph, Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum.

Peruse this national source for all things Eisenhower. [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Learn strategies for teaching the presidency

Photo, Camp X-Ray, Craig P. Strawser, January 8, 2006, Navy.mil

An 8th-grade teacher gets to the big picture via a specific historical case. [...] »

FDR during a 1933 Fireside Chat. LOC

High school teacher Joe Jelen combines roleplaying and critical analysis— [...] »

Photo, Taft & Roosevelt driving to Capitol, Mar. 4, 1909, Library of Congress

Analyze letters written by America's presidents to learn more about these men. [...] »

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Quizzes

Test your presidential knowledge!

Photo, George and Laura Bush during the 2005 Inaugural Parade, 2005

Can you match these famous first words with their presidential speakers? [...] »

Photo,"Waverly Place," 1968, James Jowers, George Eastman House, Flickr Commons

The politics of love—answer these questions about valentines to and from [...] »

Screencap, Daisy ad, 1964, Living Room Candidate, Museum of the Moving Image

Johnson, Goldwater, and the politics of fear. [...] »

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