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A Brief History of Presidential Inaugurations

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 11/13/2008

This section of the White House Historical Association's website provides a wonderful history of presidential inaugurations.  Through the use of historical images and interesting anecdotal information, students will learn how inaugural ceremo...


A Sailor's Life for Me!

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 7/19/2012

In this activity, students will enlist and experience the life of a young sailor aboard USS CONSTITUTION during the War of 1812. Students will scrub the deck, haul on lines, steer the ship, work ...


About the Supreme Court

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 9/11/2008

The United States Government’s official Supreme Court Website is a fantastic resource for both students and teachers. Links to the Constitution can be found on this site, as well as a history of the court, traditions past and present a list ...


Agriculture in the Classroom

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 7/22/2008

This website is coordinated by the United States Department of Agriculture. Its stated goal is to help students gain a greater awareness of the role of agriculture in the economy and society, so that they may become citizens who support wise agric...


All Hands on Deck! Learning Adventures Aboard the USS Constitution

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 7/19/2012

In this thematic unit, students will use  USS CONSTITUTION   as a vehicle to explore a wide range of disciplines including language arts, reading, math, science, ...


American Memory

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 9/11/2008

American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American hist...


American Presidents: Life Portraits

Grade Range: 4-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 10/7/2008

This website was originally designed to complement C-SPAN's 20th Anniversary Television Series, American Presidents: Life Portraits , which debuted in 1999.  The American Presidents website, created for the television series, contains...


America's Story

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 9/11/2008

This website, from the Library of Congress, was designed especially with young people in mind, but there are great stories and information for people of all ages. Through the use of short essays, biographies, interactive games and activities, stud...


Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 6/11/2008

Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation is a non-profit organization whose primary goals are to lead the effort to preserve, restore and interpret Angel Island Immigration Station, a National Historic Landmark, as the Pacific gateway for U.S. ...


Asian American Curriculum Project

Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Web Link
Date Posted: 6/11/2008

The mission of the Asian American Curriculum Project is to educate the public about the great diversity of the Asian American experience by distributing books that foster cultural awareness and to educate Asian Americans about their own heritage. ...

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