K-12 Social Science Sites

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<>AMERICAN MEMORY - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
From the Library of Congress, a searchable database of its online digital collection - priceless. Search the presidents.

AMERICAN PRESIDENTShttp://www.surfnetkids.com/resources/american-presidents
A plethora of websites about American Presidents, by Barbara Feldman.

AMERICAN PRESIDENTS: LIFE PORTRAITS - http://www.americanpresidents.org/
Contains a complete video archive of all American Presidents: Life Portraits programming, plus these additional resources: • Biographical facts • Key events of each presidency • Presidential places • Reference materials.

AMERICANPRESIDENT - http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident
When the site opens, you are presented with selecting either History or Presidency in Action. The History section includes information on the Presidents, biographies of each first lady and each cabinet member,  listings of presidential staff and advisers; and timelines. Presidency in Action features the functional side of the American presidency, outlining the responsibilities of the President and the resources at his disposal. Includes essays, a graphically rich Organization Chart, and details about the offices the President relies on and the personnel inhabiting them. Biographies of leading staffers and advisers add further depth to this portrait of the White House at work.

FROM REVOLUTION TO RECONSTRUCTION - PRESIDENTS - http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/P/
...and beyond.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: INSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/96/whitehouse/whhome.html
First day on the job! You got the nomination, you campaigned, you won. Then you took the oath of office, made the first speech of your administration, and danced the night away. But now it's morning in America  -- time to face the Oval Office. It's YOUR chance to be President of the United States. Let's see how you do.  Other fun clicks include silly things White House children have done (go to Kids) or the clickable map of the White House neighborhood (choose Mapping.)  Teachers will like the grade-level classroom activities found under Learn More.

PRESIDENTS - http://www.presidents.website/
"This site was created as a resource for those interested in presidential history. The mission is to create the authority website for presidential history research. By gathering and sharing information this can become the best place on the Internet to find presidential facts, records and resources."

THE PRESIDENTS - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/presidents/
There is much to learn about the presidency by studying the men who occupied the office. All of the characters are complex and all of their stories surprising. Their lives and careers provide us a panoramic view of America.  The Presidents Web site draws on the research done  for eight PBS television specials portraying seven presidents and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES - http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/
Find them by date or by name! also first ladies are included here.

PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES - http://www.presidentsusa.net/
Alphabetized subject headings linked to web sites about the presidents.



Updated October, 2015

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