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
A collection of over 150 portraits of past US Presidents and their First Ladies. [...] »
Ford's Theatre Society's Sarah Jencks leads teachers through Abraham Lincoln's [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
An 8th-grade teacher gets to the big picture via a specific historical case. [...] »
How do the buildings and artifacts at Mount Vernon reflect the lives of the [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
Decide whether these statements on the more-than-50-year-old tradition of [...] »
Think the mudslinging in modern campaigns is bad? Campaigns have always been " [...] »