February 19th is a day to honor our nation's leaders. Learn the backgrounds
and accomplishments of America's presidents. Students can improve their
online research skills as they look for more information about the
historical events surrounding each administration.
Use this index on the Presidents of the United States for information and
documents of their speeches, writings, biographies, and other events.
President for a Day
What would it be like to be president for a day? Try it out at this Web site
from the PBS Democracy Project and see if it's a job you would like. (Grades
The American President
This Web site is a compliment to a 10-part series that aired on PBS in the
spring of 2000. You can find lesson plans, presidential biographies, Web
resources, and historical documents. (Grade 9-Teacher)