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Presidents Day Learning Resources

Tour Monticello with TAH teachers and learn about the history behind Thomas Jefferson's home. [...] »

TAH teachers get an introduction to Monticello as Thomas Jefferson's 'laboratory.' [...] »

Historian Christopher Hamner visits the original Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial with educators. They consider the different purposes the old and new memorials serve. [...] »

First-grade teacher Jennifer Orr asks her own history questions when she visits a historic house. [...] »

There's more to the White House than the President himself—music, art, staff, pets. . . [...] »

February 20 marks Presidents Day, 2012. What does this holiday mean to you? [...] »

Was Nixon as reluctant to initiate the Christmas bombing as his memoirs suggest, or was he as eager as he claimed Kissinger to be? [...] »

What is the key line in Franklin D. Roosevelt's second inaugural address? Historian David Kennedy gives his answer. [...] »

What can a photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932 reveal? Donald A. Ritchie looks at the people captured in this photograph. [...] »

Donald A. Ritchie, Historian of the U.S. Senate, asks how a political cartoon captures a moment of change in the 1932 presidential campaign. [...] »