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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

Cartoon, On Uncle Sam's Farm, November 27, 1912, Udo J. Keppler, HarpWeek, LLC.

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Which one is our star?

How citizenship determines eligibility for the U.S. presidency. [...] »

Theodore Roosevelt

T Roosevelt: "Let us pay with our bodies for our souls' desire." [...] »

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Learn strategies for teaching the presidency

Lithograph, "The people of these United States. . . ," 1864, Kellogg, LoC

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Photography, Magnified, 10 March 2009, Jake Bouma, Flickr CC

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Abraham Lincoln, Geroge Healy, 1887

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Test your presidential knowledge!

Photo,"Waverly Place," 1968, James Jowers, George Eastman House, Flickr Commons

The politics of love—answer these questions about valentines to and from [...] »

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

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

Photo, Lady Bird Johnson speaks with President Lyndon B. Johnson following. . .

When the presidents' maladies threatened to affect their performance. [...] »

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