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
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A keyword-searchable archive containing over 2,000 of Abraham Lincoln's papers. [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
An interactive exploration of the decisions Abraham Lincoln had to make during [...] »
Elementary teacher Karen Eanes hooks her students with engaging historical [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
Fond or far-fetched, everyone has one—but as president, nicknames garner [...] »
Can you match these famous first words with their presidential speakers? [...] »