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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

9 minutes
Grade Level: 1 - 5
16 minutes
Grade Level: K - 4
12 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 6
27 minutes
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Life On The Edge
Season 0 / Ep 13
26 minutes
Grade Level: 11 - 12
16 minutes
Grade Level: K - 4
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 1
12 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 12
17 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 6
60-Second Presidents
Episode 1
2 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
60-Second Presidents
Episode 2
2 minutes
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

Richard Nixon: Checkers

John F. Kennedy: Macaroni

Barack Obama: Bo and Sunny

James Garfield: Veto


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