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
Take in the latest scholarship on the life of the first U.S. president. [...] »
Offers over 2,500 hours of White House recordings by six American presidents [...] »
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Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
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High school teacher Joe Jelen combines roleplaying and critical analysis— [...] »
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Test your presidential knowledge!
Can you match these famous first words with their presidential speakers? [...] »