US Presidents http://www.presidents.website/ US Presidents
U.S. Presidents website with biographies and facts. Also includes articles and links to resources across the internet.
This site was created as a resource for those interested in presidential history. Our mission is to create the authority website for presidential history research. By gathering and sharing information we believe that this can become the best place on the Internet to find presidential facts, records and resources.
USA Presidents : at The Google Cultural Institute http://bit.ly/QYKWiE USA Presidents : at The Google Cultural Institute
The Google Cultural Institute helps preserve and promote culture online
With a team of dedicated engineers, Google is building tools that make it simple to tell the stories of our diverse cultural heritage and make them accessible worldwide.
We have created this site to provide a visually rich and interactive online experience for telling cultural stories in new ways. Discover exhibits by expert curators, find artifacts, view photographs, read original manuscripts, watch videos, and more.
Presidents Coloring Pages http://www.usa-printables.com/Presidents/ Coloring page of all US Presidents - hundreds of presidential coloring pages including many first ladies. Most extensive collection of US Presidents coloring pages available.
The Dirksen Congressional Centers Communicator http://webcommunicator.org/ Welcome to The Dirksen Congressional Center's Communicator-a web-based e-newsletter providing educators with news and ideas to improve the understanding of Congress.
USA Presidential Inaugurations (Collection) http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/pihtml/pihome.html USA Presidential Inaugurations ( Collection)
From Several Divisions of the Library of Congress and Other Institutions.
"I Do Solemnly Swear . . .": Presidential Inaugurations is a collection of approximately 400 items or 2,000 digital files relating to inaugurations from George Washington's in 1789 to Barack Obama's inauguration of 2009.
This presentation includes diaries and letters of presidents and of those who witnessed inaugurations, handwritten drafts of inaugural addresses, broadsides, inaugural tickets and programs, prints, photographs, and sheet music.
Theodore Roosevelt (Collection) http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/troosevelt_film/ Theodore Roosevelt ... His Life and Times on Film
Besides containing scenes of Roosevelt, these films include views of world figures, politicians, monarchs, and friends and family members of Roosevelt who influenced his life and the era in which he lived.
Commemorative events up to 1921 are also included as well as silent documentaries compiled from earlier footage by the Theodore Roosevelt Association between 1919 and 1928.
Four sound recordings made by Roosevelt for the Edison Company in 1912 in which he states his progressive political views are also included.
Teaching Kids About the Obama Inauguration http://vimeo.com/3548482 Teaching Kids About the Obama Inauguration
CBS News 9 education expert Amy James shares ideas for teaching your kids about the significance of the inauguration of Barack Obama.
21st Century Abe http://www.21stcenturyabe.org/ 21st Century Abe
Lincoln was born two hundred years ago. Happy birthday Abe! But why are we in the 21st century still obsessed with this 19th-century man? We find Abe everywhere from advertising to political punditry.
What does this popular Abe have to do with the historical Abe? 21st-Century Abe has six months to tackle these questions—starting February 12, 2009—and we need your answers. We’ve asked scholars and artists to get the ball rolling, but your responses will define 21st-Century Abe.
Smithsonian’s Mr. President IdeaLab http://www.schooltube.com/video/7436b69f16954e5e8107/If-I-Were-President What does it take to become president of the United States?
In the Smithsonian’s Mr. President IdeaLab, students learn the facts about each of our nation’s presidents.
The site also features presidential quotes and portraits from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. A perfect place for browsing, research, or homework help!
Presidents : The Secret History (pbs) http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/ Presidents : The Secret History (pbs)
American Experience is known for its award-winning documentaries and Web site on the Presidents. Presidents: The Secret History looks at a few colorful aspects of presidential history in a format designed especially for kids.
The site features a cartoon elephant and donkey, who look at historic, unusual campaign memorabilia from American presidential campaigns. Kids weigh in on the issues that are important to them, and what qualities they would seek in a president. And kids can explore a dossier of "secrets" -- little-known facts about each of the American presidents.
American President: An Online Reference Resource http://millercenter.org/president American President: An Online Reference Resource
In-depth information reviewed by prominent scholars on each President and administration
This web site features essays about each President and their lives before, during, and after their presidential terms. It additionally provides information about the First Lady and cabinet officials of each administration.
TechPresident: How the candidates are using the web http://techpresident.com/ TechPresident: How the candidates are using the web and how the web is using them
The 2008 election will be the first where the Internet will play a central role, not only in terms of how the campaigns use technology, but also in how voter-generated content affects its course.
TechPresident.com plans to track all these changes in real-time, covering everything from campaign websites, online advertising and email lists to the postings on YouTube and who's got the fastest growing group of friends on MySpace.
techPresident's Politickr: aggregating the official blog posts, news feeds, photo streams, and video posts from 2008 presidential candidates
USA Presidents (Videos and PowerPoints) http://usapresidents.blogspot.com/ USA Presidents (Videos and PowerPoints)
The link above goes to one of the Shambles "Forest of Theme Blogs" pages that provides videos and other multimedia resources to support the topic here.
If you would like to see all of the Theme Blogs then go to the full list at http://www.shambles.net/blogforest or click where you see this button
Leadership and War (90 second online video) http://www.mapsofwar.com/ind/american-wars.html Leadership and War (90 second online video)
Which presidents and political parties were responsible for America's deadliest wars? To what extent can you blame a president or a political party for choosing to go to war?
This map may hold some answers. It illustrates the history of American war from 1775 to 2006.
American Presidents: Life Portraits http://www.americanpresidents.org/ American Presidents: Life Portraits
This web site, created for the television series, contains a complete video archive of all American Presidents: Life Portraits programming, plus these additional resources:
?Biographical facts ?Key events of each presidency ?Presidential places ?Reference material
Political Cartoons 1912 : Teaching Activities http://www.archives.gov/education/index.html Political Cartoons 1912 : Teaching Activities
Teaching With Documents Lesson Plan:
Political Cartoons Illustrating Progressivism and the Election of 1912
Elections ... the American Way http://www.loc.gov/teachers/index.html Elections ... the American Way .. Library of Congress Learning page.
| What is required to become a candidate? | How do candidates sway the voters?
Voters | Who can vote? | How has this changed over time? Party System | What is political party? | Are they good for America? Election Process | How do we elect our president? | What is an electoral vote? | How do primary elections work? | What role do campaign issues play in American elections? | How do these issues changed over time? |
Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections http://www.uselectionatlas.org/ Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections
The Atlas is a free internet resource providing results of U.S. Presidential Elections to the world community. Data is collected from many official sources and presented here in one convenient location. Site membership is now available for those individuals or groups who desire greater levels of detail with regard to U.S. Presidential Elections. See the Members Info page for more details.
Picturing First Families : Lesson Plan http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/picturing-first-families In this lesson, students take a virtual trip to Washington, D.C., and visit the National Portrait Gallery, the White House, and the Library of Congress, with a side trip to the University of Virginia to gather clues about America's original First Family, their lives and this period in American history.