Presidents' Day Resources
Resources About George Washington & Abraham Lincoln

 

President’s Day Resources at Enchanted Learning

 

Rediscovering George Washington

 

Mount Vernon

 

The Mask of Lincoln - Includes Audio Tour, National Portrait Gallery

 

George Washington - Letter to Thomas Jefferson - Annenberg Media: Read George Washington’s "Letter to Thomas Jefferson" in the readings for Democracy in America, unit 12.

 

Biography of America:  Annenberg Media: "The Coming of Independence," program 4 of A Biography of America, looks at Washington’s role in securing America’s freedom from British rule.

 

The Western Tradition: - Annenberg Media: The Western Tradition considers the meaning of Washington’s presidency as it contrasts with the heredity-based monarchies of Europe in program 38, “The American Republic."


George Washington: Father of Our Country:  Resources from Pocantico Hills School

 

Pocast at Mount Vernon: - There are also photos. Eric Langhorst - Speaking of History Blog

 

George Washington’s Rules of Colonial Manners - George Washington, sometime before the age of 16, transcribed Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour In Company and Conversation.

 

George Washington Resource - Schmoop site

 

Abraham Lincoln in the Civil War - Schmoop site

 

Audio Clip of Radio Program about Washington - Audio clip of a radio program about Washington and how he came to grant his enslaved workers their freedom upon his death.