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1,580 resources with the concept united states presidents

Lesson Planet

Everyone Wants to Be President

For Teachers 4th - 7th
How can you help your class understand the breadth of duties and the challenges of being the leader of the United States?
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Ford, Carter, and the Economic Malaise

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover 1970s America in an incredibly engaging and enlightening manner with this resource, which primarily details the major economic landscape of the decade of the period and the volatile presidency of Jimmy Carter. Topics covered...
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From World War to Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
From peace at the end of World War II, straight back to war. This resource details the changes in leadership in the Soviet Union post World War II. From the brief attempt at democracy, to the Bolshevik Revolution, and finally to Vladimir...
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American Presidents: Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Who was our 16th president? It was Abraham Lincoln, of course! Considered by many as the most important president to date, Lincoln is responsible for bringing the divided nation together again. This resource will surely grab your...
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WWII - Tensions Rise in Pacific

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although the United States suspected an early attack on Hawaii from the Japanese military, Franklin D. Roosevelt feared what increasing Japan's power would do. Watch the tension rise between Japan, China, and the United States.
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American Presidents: Benjamin Harrison

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A man of many firsts, Benjamin Harrison was also the only president to be replaced by a former president! He had electric lights installed in the White House, he was the first president to have his voice recorded, and he was the last...
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WWII - America Gears Up for War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Winning the war will be a national effort." Discover how the United States prepared itself for war from the plan of attack and the dramatic increase in creating military supplies, to the major lifestyle changes the American people...
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American Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant

For Teachers 5th - 8th
It's hard to believe that Ulysses S. Grant was nicknamed "Useless S. Grant" by his brother, especially after taking over after Abraham Lincoln's sudden death! Find out what Grant's biggest mistake was and what he ended up doing after his...
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American Presidents: James Monroe

For Students 5th - 8th
James Monroe has the distinction of being the most popular president in American history. He was so honest, well-liked, and respected that no one ran against him for his second term! Learn more about the fifth president of the United...
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American Presidents: John Adams

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The first president to live in the White House, John Adams was not particularly popular. He took a lot of flack from his supporters when he refused to go to war with France. Although he could be responsible for the western United States,...
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WWII - America Builds Military

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A "sleeping giant" through the many German invasions in Europe, America slowly starts participating in the war. First, America sells aircraft to Britain, makes its naval presence known in the Caribbean, and builds its artillery. This...
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WWII - US to Arm Allies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Before joining World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the military policy to lend-lease, meaning that the US would distribute artillery without requiring immediate payment. What are the benefits to changing this policy? What are the...
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John Adams - God Save The American States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A moving video which portrays a famous speech by John Adams to his colleagues at the Constitutional Convention, and a public reading of the Declaration of Independence will captivate viewers. The actors are dressed in period clothing and...
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How the Federal Reserve Works, Part 5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How can we ensure economic growth in the United States? We need to reevaluate the economic system we're currently working with. So what is the alternative? Some key speakers share their opinions on the issue here, in the conclusion of...
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American Presidents: John Quincy Adams

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A skinny-dipping president? John Quincy Adams was a bible reader by morning and a skinny-dipper by late morning, apparently. His strong beliefs and lack of persuasive power ultimately ended his time in presidency, but he did go on to...
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President Barack Obama's Inauguration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
See history in the making as the United States' first African-American president, Barack Obama, is inaugurated. The initial swearing-in is followed by Obama's speech to the nation. Watch this clip in a US world history class when you are...
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The Historical Audacity of the Louisiana Purchase

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
In order to double the size of the country and make what would become the greatest real estate deal in the history of the United States, Thomas Jefferson had to set aside his beliefs in small government and his strict constructionist...
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The True Story of Sacajawea

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The story of Sacajawea's incredible role as the guide in the Lewis and Clark expedition across America is captured in this engaging, animated video. Learn about the efforts she took to support the explorers, including translating,...
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Should America Have Gone to War in 1812?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Using an incredibly engaging activity and detailed lesson plan, your learners will serve as advisors to President Madison on whether to participate in what would become the War of 1812! Utilize a variety of effective instructional...
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Baltimore – Caught in the Middle

For Teachers 8th Standards
Choosing sides is no easy matter, and this was certainly true for the citizens of Baltimore in the beginning stages of the Civil War. Using video, group analysis of several primary sources, and discussion, this detailed and thorough...
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The Crash and The New Deal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did the stock market crash in 1929 when everything seemed to be going so well in the 1920s? Analyze the economic choices of the times that caused the crash and the Great Depressions occur. Hard hitting economics and the policies of...
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Battles of the American Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow, now here's a presentation that tells a story! Your class can follow along the battle lines of the American Revolution to learn key players, dates, and events that marked each twist and turn in the fight for American independence....
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The Vietnam War 1954-1975

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss the full travesty of the Vietnam War. Whether it's for history class, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day, this slide show is sure to make an impact on learners in the upper grades. Vivid images, concise language, and the complete...
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Empire to Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is a wonderful presentation, perfect for setting the stage for the Revolutionary War. Containing great information and images, it acts as a timeline of events starting with the French Indian War and ending with the dawn of the...