Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site: Birthplace of the Modern Presidency
Students examine the circumstances under which Theodore Roosevelt first became President of the United States and how his policies and actions modernized the presidency.
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Primary Source Worksheet: Theodore Roosevelt, Excerpt from “The Man in the Arena” Speech
Theodore Roosevelt's "The Man in the Arena" speech not only provides individuals with a chance to develop their reading skills but also provides much food for thought about current political situations. Cynics, fops, and voluptuaries...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
George Washington: A National Treasure
Take a closer look at the life and presidency of George Washington with this great set of lesson plans and worksheets. The resource includes a timeline of the president's life and multiple opportunities for primary source and image...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Summarize It: President Theodore Roosevelt's 7th Annual Message to Congress
How did Theodore Roosevelt stress the importance of conservation during his time as president of the United States? Take a closer look at the language Roosevelt used himself in a 1907 address to Congress, and have your young historians...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
1912: The Election that Changed the Century
The presidential election of 1912 was a turning point in American politics. Whoever won would reshape the political spectrum. Learn about the key issues, each party's politics, and the four men who wanted to become president: William...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Discover the motivations and policies of progressive presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft, and Woodrow Wilson in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century. The video discusses how the presidents handled the domestic...
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Theodore Roosevelt and Conservation
Students explore the Theodore Roosevelt presidency. In this conservation instructional activity, students analyze the meaning of 3 quotations pertaining to environmental stewardship and research the conservation movement of the early...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Theodore Roosevelt: A Bully Reformer
Learners explore the impact of industrialization and urbanization. In this Progressive Era lesson, students analyze primary and secondary sources to discover how Theodore Roosevelt's policies contributed to the rise of reform in the...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Theodore Roosevelt and the Trusts
Students examine the benefits and problems of monopolies. For this industrial America lesson, students examine primary sources and politicalcartoons to investigate the monopolies and trusts of the Gilded Age. Students take part in a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History