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Presidents 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 »

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Discover sources on the presidency

Engraving, Electioneering, 1840-1860, Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization.

This site examines Illinois history and the life of Abraham Lincoln in the [...] »

Photo, Southeast Piazza from.., 1999, R. Lautman, Thomas Jefferson Foundation.

Have you ever wondered how Thomas Jefferson spent his days? [...] »

Postcard, McKinley Mausoleum. . . , c. 1910, M.S. Courtney, McKinley. . . site

Explore the assassination of President McKinley and the social context thereof. [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Learn strategies for teaching the presidency

How do the buildings and artifacts at Mount Vernon reflect the lives of the [...] »

Poster, Out of the wilderness, Albert M. Bender, c.1939-1943, LoC

How do historians think about films like Steven Spielberg's Lincoln? Take a [...] »

Photo, Funeral Dignitaries in front of Lincoln's Home, 1865, Lincoln library

This lesson leads students to see how Lincoln's life in Springfield influenced [...] »

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Quizzes

Test your presidential knowledge!

Photo, Lincoln Inaugural Bible, 2008, Michaela McNichol

The first day on the new job is difficult for everybody—including U.S. [...] »

Screencap, Daisy ad, 1964, Living Room Candidate, Museum of the Moving Image

Johnson, Goldwater, and the politics of fear. [...] »

Cover, Puck, Baby, kiss papa good-bye, Feb. 24, 1909, S.D. Ehrhart, LoC

Even American presidents were babies once! [...] »

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