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
T Roosevelt: "Let us pay with our bodies for our souls' desire." [...] »
A keyword-searchable archive containing over 2,000 of Abraham Lincoln's papers. [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
Students reading over-the-top fiction? Remind them to read historical fiction [...] »
What do the contents of pockets say about their owners? TAH teachers model [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
When the presidents' maladies threatened to affect their performance. [...] »
The first day on the new job is difficult for everybody—including U.S. [...] »