March 19, 2019

U.S. Presidents

Lesson Plans & Teaching Resources

Dynamite Presidents Game

George Washington: First in War, in Peace, and in the Hearts of His Countrymen

Learning from the Source

Primary Source Learning About Lincoln

Primary Source Learning: Women in the White House

The Thomas Jefferson Building: Secret Messages

Thomas Jefferson’s Library: Connecting the Books to the Life

Thomas Jefferson’s Library: Making the Case for a National Library

Thomas Jefferson’s Library: Word Search

Collection Connections

PSN resource sets

Adams, John

Adams, John Quincy

Coolidge, Calvin

Eisenhower, Dwight D.

Garfield, James A.

Grant, Ulysses S.

Harrison, Benjamin

Harrison, William Henry

Hayes, Rutherford B.

Jackson, Andrew

Johnson, Andrew

Kennedy, John F.

Lincoln, Abraham

Madison, James

McKinley, William

Monroe, James

Nixon, Richard

Pierce, Franklin

Polk, James K.

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano

Roosevelt, Theodore

Taft, William Howard

Taylor, Zachary

Truman, Harry S.

Van Buren, Martin

Washington, George

Wilson, Woodrow

White House

Lincoln assassination

Political Debates

Uniform Presidential Election Day

More PSN resources

Featured Image: Fall of Washington

Featured Image: Martin Van Buren

Featured Image: Pierce examining a witness–the good Samaritan

Featured Image: Phrenological Delineation of His Character

Featured Image: President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Address

Featured Image: President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration Address

Featured Image: Snake Game

Featured Source: Tariff Triumph of Pharaoh Wilson

American Memory collections

“I Do Solemnly Swear…”: Presidential Inaugurations

By Popular Demand: Portraits of the Presidents and First Ladies, 1789-Present

The Presidency: selections from the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress

Abraham Lincoln Primary Source Set

Abraham Lincoln Papers

The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana

George Washington Papers

James Madison Papers

Thomas Jefferson Papers

Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film

Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley & the 1901 Pan-American Exposition

American Leaders Speak: Recordings from World War I and the 1920 Election

Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929

Online exhibitions

Herblock’s Presidents

Voices, Votes, Victory: Presidential Campaign Songs

Inaugural Materials from the Collections of the Library of Congress

With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition

The Gettysburg Address

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson’s Library

Madison’s Treasures

Stories from America’s Library

John Adams

John Quincy Adams

President Jimmy Carter Signed the Panama Canal Treaty

Calvin Coolidge Became President

Dwight D. Eisenhower

President Harding Installed a Radio in the White House

William Henry Harrison

Andrew Jackson

Thomas Jefferson

President Andrew Johnson Was Born in Raleigh, North Carolina

Vote to Impeach Andrew Johnson May 16, 1868

President John F. Kennedy Was Shot

Abraham Lincoln

President Lincoln Delivered the Gettysburg Address

The Assassination of President Lincoln

James Madison

James Madison’s Contribution to the Constitution

President James Madison Approved an Act of Congress to Purchase Thomas Jefferson’s Library

James Monroe

President Nixon Goes to China

James Polk

James K. Polk Is Elected 11th President of the United States

Theodore Roosevelt

U.S. President and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court William Howard Taft

John Tyler

Martin Van Buren

George Washington

Spotlights, features & special presentations

Images of Presidents, Vice Presidents, and First Ladies

Inaugurals of Presidents of the United States: Some Precedents and Notable Events

Inaugurations: Stepping into History

Emancipation Proclamation

Assasination of President Abraham Lincoln

George Washington: Surveyor and Mapmaker

“Introduction” to The Diaries of George Washington

Essays about the George Washington Papers

George Washington Papers Timeline

George Washington Papers Timeline

James Madison and the Federal Constitutional Convention of 1787

James Madison’s Ciphers

Thomas Jefferson Papers Timeline

Thomas Jefferson: Selected Quotations

Thomas Jefferson: American Sphinx

America & the Barbary Pirates: International Battle Against an Unconventional Foe

Theodore Roosevelt Films Timeline

Theodore Roosevelt Campaign Speech Audio Recordings

A Tragic Encounter: President McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition of 1901

Presidential Election of 1920

American Leaders Speak Portrait Gallery

Introduction to Prosperity and Thrift

Guide to People, Organizations, and Topics in Prosperity and Thrift

Webcasts (streaming RealVideo®)

In the Name of National Security: Unchecked Presidential Power and the Reynolds Case

My Dear President: Letters Between Presidents and Their Wives

First Daughters: Letters Between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters

Retreat from Armageddon? Khrushchev, Kennedy, Johnson and the Elusive Quest for Peace

Lincoln’s Other White House: the Untold Story of the Man and His Presidency

They Have Killed Papa Dead!: The Road to Ford’s Theatre, Abraham Lincoln’s Murder and the Rage for Vengeance

Walt Whitman’s Elegy for Lincoln

Daniel Mark Epstein on Walt Whitman’s The Death of Lincoln

Jefferson and His Legacy

Impeached: the Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln’s Legacy

Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Laws That Changed America

Symposium: James Madison, Philosopher and Practitioner of Liberal Democracy

Separate Branches, Balanced Powers: Madison’s Legacy

Electing FDR: The New Deal Campaign of 1932

The People and the President: America’s Conversations with FDR

An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America

Woodrow Wilson’s Right Hand: The Life of Colonel Edward M. House