January 23, 2023

Primary Source Learning: Presidential Elections

Guided primary source analysis activities Does Your Vote for President Count? electoral college to 1912 Footrace, Pennsylvania Avenue 1844 Great presidential puzzle 1880 & 2016 The whole story (election 1888) in a nutshell! Taft About to Eclipse Bryan 1908 Goal! 1908 & 1912 Biggest Business in the World 1920 Massachusetts Did It 1920 Election Day contemporary More teaching resources American Memory Timeline: The Presidential Election of 1960 … [Read more...]

Today in History: Harry S. Truman

Today in History–January 5–the Library of Congress features Harry S. Truman, who announced his "Fair Deal" reform package on this date in 1949. Learn more about our nation’s 33rd president (1945-52) and key aspects of his presidency by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more stories and primary sources about President Truman. Truman Announced A Fair Deal from America's Library Harry S. Truman first inauguration primary source set Harry S. Truman … [Read more...]