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Presidents Day Learning Resources

Determining the path of the Republican party. [...] »

Does John Adams depart too far from history to be useful in the classroom? Historian James Kloppenberg reviews the film. [...] »

What does historical "greatness" mean, anyway? [...] »

Ford's Theatre Society's Sarah Jencks leads teachers through Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address and follow-up activities, in this example of on-site TAH professional development. [...] »

Happy Presidents Day! What better place to turn to for presidential history resources than libraries dedicated to the presidents? [...] »

What we know and what we don't about the origin of the famous line in Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address. [...] »

Teaching 20th century presidential history or political events? Explore this site for interactive timelines, exhibits, and over 1,500 primary sources. [...] »

Historian Allida Black analyzes FDR's April 28, 1935 Fireside Chat. What ideas and arguments does FDR present to the American people? [...] »

Teaching modern presidencies and politics? Take advantage of the virtual resources of the Foundation and Library. [...] »

Their differing philosophies of government set the stage for the permanent growth of political factions. [...] »