Life and Death in the White House

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

Students will learn about the public, private and official uses of the presidential mansion, the White House, and the realities of life for the President of the United States in this section of the online exhibition entitled The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden. In addition, the death of presidents and life after office are discussed.


National Standards

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)

Instructional Strategies