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
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Follows Jefferson's life, political participation, and accumulation of [...] »
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Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
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An 8th-grade teacher gets to the big picture via a specific historical case. [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
What can historical election maps tell us? Take a look at the electoral vote [...] »