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President Ronald Reagan

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
At 69 years old, Ronald Reagan was the oldest man ever to be elected president in the United States. After reviewing a thorough history of Reagan's presidency, pupils read the main pro and con arguments to determine if he was a good...
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President Bill Clinton

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Was Bill Clinton a good president? Scholars set out to answer the question as they prepare for a class debate on the topic. They watch videos, review pros and cons, and read facts about the process of becoming a United States president....
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THE Founding Father

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Who is the founding father—George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, or Benjamin Franklin? Scholars decide which of three early Americans, should be crowned the founding father of America based on research. Then, they compose a persuasive...
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Thomas Jefferson Matching Activity

For Students 4th - 6th
What are some notable happenings that occurred during Thomas Jefferson's life and presidency? Give young historians a worksheet about the life and accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson.
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How Do Executive Orders Work?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What is an executive order? Why was it created? How does it differ for other tools available to the executive branch of the government? Introduce the concept with a short video that outlines the what, when, and why of the executive orders.
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How Does Impeachment Work?

For Students 6th - 12th
Did you know that in the United States any civil officer can be impeached? But just what does impeachment mean? How does the process work? Who can demand impeachment of a public official? Who can initiate the process? Learn everything...
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The Obama Years

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Beginning with a quick writing prompt, young historians write about what they will remember most about President Obama's legacy. The activity opens up a larger discussion and exploration of his accomplishments, milestones, and the impact...
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Woodrow The White House Mouse

For Teachers K - 4th
Inauguration Day is January 20. Implement an entire week's worth of mini activities to help young historians become knowledgeable of the President's job, the executive branch, and the White House. The worksheets focus on research skills,...
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Presidential Birth Requirement

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Every president of the United States must be a natural-born citizen, but the definition of natural-born is not as straightforward as it seems. Secondary scholars examine two points of view surrounding the constitutional requirement and...
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The American Presidency Grades 7-9

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
As part of a study of the American Presidency, groups investigate five topics: Campaigns and Elections, Role and Responsibilities, Life in the White House, Assassination and Mourning, and Communicating the Presidency.
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The Presidency

For Students 5th - 11th Standards
Ladies and gentlemen, the Presidents of the United States! An easy-to-use and dependable reference app for your young historians, The American Presidency offers users a quick snapshot of each of the 44 presidents in United States history...
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The 57th Inaugural Ceremonies

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Attend the party of the year with a hands-on learning experience focusing on the 57th inauguration of the president of the United States. Middle schoolers role play as guests at the prestigious Inaugural Ball, and learn more about why...
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US Presidents Song

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Practice memorizing all of the United States' Presidents with the student in this video. He sings the names of each president in order from Washington to Obama, while photos of each one are also shown.
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Presidents Song

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Memorize all of the US Presidents from Washington to Obama with this catchy song. Photos, names, and dates of presidency are shown for each president. What a fantastic video to show to your students during your social studies unit!
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President Healing Arts Institute

For Teachers 6th - 12th
President and instructor of a healing arts institute, Mwezo Kudumu, discusses his education, career, and passions. This is a fabulous video to show to your class, along with more career videos also found on our site.
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American Presidents: Andrew Jackson

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Looking to give your class a brief overview of Andrew Jackson? Learn about his early life, his accomplishments while in presidency, and his death. This is just a quick overview!
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Abraham Lincoln- An Internet Buddy Activity

For Teachers K - 5th
Students research the life of Abraham Lincoln. In this Abraham Lincoln lesson, students use the Internet to discover facts about his life. Students practice using Internet tools.
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Campaign Ad Critique

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze current campaign TV ads and literature. They identify the ad by "type." They learn to look beyond the ad to understand its intended purposes and its real content.
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Meet the Press

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners participate in a role play revolving around political elections. The roles of candidate, campaign manager, and journalist emphasized in this activity. Students listen to candidate interviews that are available online.
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Presidents Picture Book

For Teachers K - 8th
Students create a picture book of the U.S. presidents. They study general information about the U.S. presidents, write a sentence about each president, and create a picture book about the U.S. presidents.
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Exploring George Washington's Leadership

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine primary documents to determine whether or not George Washington was an honest leader. In this presidential history activity, students evaluate Washington's leadership prior to and during his presidency. Guided reading...
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Harry S. Truman

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students read facts about Harry S. Truman and choose from multiple choice answers to evaluate their comprehension. Students answer three multiple choice questions.  
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The Election Is in the House: 1824: The Candidates and the Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners list some changes in presidential election laws and/or procedures since 1796, and cite examples from presidential campaign materials from 1824.
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Legendary Life Cycles

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper elementary historians research a legendary person who had an impact in the the history of the United States. Learners research the life of their person of choice, and construct a legendary timeline using computer software which...