Read this Smithsonian article to take a look back at past presidential inaugurations and learn when some of the traditions we know first took place.
The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden
This online exhibition from the American History Museum introduces students to the U.S. presidency through a collection of more than 900 different objects. Composed of 11 thematic sections, the exhibition addresses everything from inaugural celebrations and the presidential roles to life in and after the White House.
Portraits of the Presidents Activities
Use the activities, games and puzzles in this teacher resource guide from the National Portrait Gallery to introduce students to the presidents and the role of the presidency in American history.
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