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Explore the American presidency and elections in these four activities from Smithsonian Education’s Art to Zoo. Each of the four activities focuses on a different skill in social studies: examining maps, using timelines, studying collections, and using primary sources. The activiti
Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
In this activity, children will watch a short silent film recorded in 1930 and get a sense of a Harlem club during the Jazz Age. Part of an OurStory module entitled Duke Ellington and Jazz, this activity includes a link to a newsreel video from the Smithsonian Archives Center, discussion
Interactives & Media
Newsreel video footage from 1944 and 1945, showing the Allies prepare and carry out the invasion of Normandy, the liberation of Paris, Battle of the Bulge and the eventual fall of the Third Reich and surrender of Germany.
This video is part of the Price of Freedom learning resources packag
Students will learn how mass media, the entertainment industry and consumer products are all used to conduct a national dialogue between the president and his constituents in this section of The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden, an online exhibition.