Defining the Presidency

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Date Posted: 9/8/2008

Students will learn about the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention, and the election of our first president, George Washington in this section of the online exhibition, The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden. Students will also explore President Washington's role in establishing the roles, traditions and expectations for future presidents. 

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