A creative children's book full of fun facts and information about U.S. Presidents in our history.
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.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s)
3: The institutions and practices of government created during the Revolution and how they were revised between 1787 and 1815 to create the foundation of the American political system based on the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights