Originally a celebration of George Washington's birthday, today Presidents Day also honors Abraham Lincoln's birthday and the office of the president. Teach and learn about the 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 »
Discover sources on the presidency
Accounts of Abraham Lincoln's dream of a presidential assassination vary, and [...] »
Historian Allida Black analyzes FDR's April 28, 1935 Fireside Chat. What ideas [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
An interactive exploration of the decisions Abraham Lincoln had to make during [...] »
How do the buildings and artifacts at Mount Vernon reflect the lives of the [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
Decide whether these statements on the more-than-50-year-old tradition of [...] »