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An Accessible Look at the American Presidency

With the annual observance of Presidents Day, parents and teachers have a unique opportunity to capture their students' interests in a profession that evokes almost universal fascination: The Presidency of the United States. The DCMP has a wide assortment of accessible media titles to aid in planning for your Presidency-related lessons and activities. Here are some suggestions to get you started:

More Videos on the Presidency

Still image from: Madam President
10 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Still image from: The President's Dilemma
Life On The Edge
Season 0 / Ep 13
26 minutes
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Still image from: Duck for President
15 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Still image from: Grace for President
11 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 6
Still image from: Duck for President (Spanish)
15 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Still image from: 60-Second Presidents: George Washington
60-Second Presidents
Episode 1
1 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: 60-Second Presidents: John Adams
60-Second Presidents
Episode 5
1 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: The Making Of America's Presidency
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 1
13 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Still image from: 60-Second Presidents: James Monroe
60-Second Presidents
Episode 4
1 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12

PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA

William McKinley was the first president to campaign by telephone.

Barack Obama collects Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comic books.

Grover Cleveland personally answered the White House phone.

George Washington was the only president who did not represent a political party.

NAMES OF PRESIDENTS' DOGS

George Washington: Sweet Lips

James Garfield: Veto

John F. Kennedy: Macaroni

Richard Nixon: Checkers

George W. Bush: Barney

Barack Obama: Bo and Sunny

Joe Biden: Champ and Major


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