August 14, 2018

Primary Source Learning: U.S. Presidents

Learning from the Source: lessonsAbraham Lincoln & Me Primary Source Activity Book The Art of Mourning (Lincoln) Monumental Men Mourning Lincoln & the Art of Tribute Presidential Portraits Indian Territory ResettlementFeatured Sources: guided primary source analysis activitiesA Plan of My Farm (Washington) Jefferson’s Pasta Machine Abolition frowned down (Quincy Adams) Rats Leaving a Falling House (Van Buren) Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue (Tyler … [Read more...]

Presidential Spotlight: Warren G. Harding

Ask students to deduce which man in the picture above is President Warren G. Harding, using specific details from the image to support their answer.Warren G. Harding 1921 presidential inauguration primary source setWarren G. Harding imagesPresident Harding and Calvin Coolidge filmWarren G. Harding-Carrie Fulton Phillips correspondence"Wild to be loved": The Poetry of President Warren G. Harding From the Catbird Seat February 16, 2015 President Warren Harding’s Love … [Read more...]

Featured Source: Biggest Business in the World

This campaign ad says the United States is the biggest business in the world. Do you think that statement is true today? Why or why not?This campaign ad lists 10 pledges Senator Warren G. Harding promises to uphold. Which 3 do you think are most important for a politician to keep? Explain the reasoning for your choices.What pledges would you make if you were running for political office? Explain the reasoning for your choices.What other observations, reflections or questions does … [Read more...]