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- James Monroe, 1817-1825
- John Quincy Adams, 1825-1829
- Martin Van Buren, 1837-1841
- William Henry Harrison, 1841
- John Tyler, 1841-1845
- James Knox Polk, 1845-1849
- Millard Fillmore, 1850-1853
- Franklin Pierce, 1853-1857
- James Buchanan, 1857-1861
- Ulysses Simpson Grant, 1869-1877
- Rutherford Birchard Hayes, 1877-1881
- James Abram Garfield, 1881
- Chester Alan Arthur, 1881-1885
- Grover Cleveland, 1885-1889
- Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893
- Grover Cleveland, 1893-1897
- William McKinley, 1897-1901
- Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1909
- William Howard Taft, 1909-1921
- Warren Gamaliel Harding, 1921-1923
- Calvin Coolidge, 1923-1929
- Herbert Clark Hoover, 1929-1933
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-1945
- Dwight David Eisenhower 1953-1961
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 1961-1963
- Lyndon Baines Johnson, 1963-1969
- Gerald Rudolph Ford, 1974-1977
- Ronald Wilson Reagan, 1981-1989
- George H.W. Bush, 1989-1993
- George W Bush, 2001-2009
- Andrew Johnson
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“Good evening. Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist who’s responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children.” Thus begins President Obama’s May 1, 2011 Speech on the death of Osama bin Laden. Partners prepare for a full-class discussion of this seminal text by participating in a reciprocal reading and note taking exercise. Groups then use their notes to respond to a series of questions, citing passages from the speech to support their responses. The richly detailed plan includes a teacher packet with the full text of the speech, discussion questions, a paragraph-by-paragraph analysis of the speech, and a writing prompt.
Students recall visits to museums, then read a news article about a museum exhibit that shows what U.S. presidents were like during their childhood. In this U.S. history and current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece and participate in a think-pair-share discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
Students compare and contrast the literature of the Republic of Korea to that of the United States with an emphasis on women writers. In this women writers lesson, students complete a 30 page packet of analysis activities for women writers of Korea and the United States.
Students analyze historical events leading up to the establishment of the Federal Reserve System. Students identify reasons for the lack of confidence in the U.S. banking system early in the nation's history. Students evaluate the economic impact of important events in the history of money and banking in the U.S.
Sixth graders discover what it takes to become President of the United States. Using a database, they complete a scavenger hunt to determine what George W. Bush has in common with past Presidents. They also create a spreadsheet which compares and contrasts interesting facts between Bush and past leaders.
Explore persuasive writing skills. Budding authors will research a US President and persuade the National Park Service to add him to Mt. Rushmore. In addition to the persuasive essay, individuals are required to develop a visual presentation using a web-based software that they then present to their class.
Students share their knowledge of Lewis and Clark, then read a news article about the redesign on the U.S. nickel to commemorate Lewis and Clark's expedition. Introduce the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
The speaker in this lecture takes the viewer on a journey through the world of modern finance, from the era of Rockefeller and Vanderbilt to the 2008 financial crisis. Exploring the presence of the American government in the economy, this lecture ponders the need for regulation or de-regulation throughout the presidencies of the 20th Century in the United States. Students will have a stronger grasp of both the beginnings of the American economy and the implications on our society today.
Students measure technological advancements as they consider how they impacted the election process in the United States. In this presidential politics lesson, students research technological changes since the 1900's and create PowerPoint presentations that analyze how the advancements have played a role in how Americans elect their president.