Free Online Programs on the Presidency Begin January 19th

The National Archives and Presidential Libraries, National Park Service, Internet2 community, and cultural and historic organizations nationwide are proud to offer the annual Presidential Primary Sources Project, a series of free, standards-aligned, 45-minute interactive videoconferencing programs aimed at students in grades 4-12.

The Presidential Primary Sources Project. January-March, 2021. A Free, interactive classroom videoconferencing program for grades 4-12.

The series will run from January through March 2021. In addition to the interactive video component, each program will also be live-streamed and recorded for on-demand viewing for free.

Free registration is now open. Learn more and see the schedule, or sign up today!

Through the use of primary source documents and interactive videoconferencing, the 2021 program series will take students on a journey through the historical legacies of our presidents. By the conclusion of each session, students will have gained a greater understanding of our nation’s presidents and how they shaped the past and present of our country.

Get a sneak peek of what to expect in this short clip from the FDR Library last year:

2021 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

  • January 19: The Constitution and Presidential PowersThe National Archives
  • January 21: The Symbiotic Relationship of Slavery and Indian RemovalAndrew Jackson’s Hermitage
  • January 26: Washington and the Whiskey RebellionGeorge Washington’s Mount Vernon
  • January 28: A Young Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt Birthplace NHS
  • February 2: Planning for the Future–President Carter and the Energy CrisisCarter Presidential Library
  • February 4: Pioneer Life in IndianaLincoln Boyhood National Memorial
  • February 9: The Great CommunicatorReagan Presidential Library
  • February 11: Women of Kansas: Beyond DorothyEisenhower Foundation
  • February 16: Black Americans and the Great DepressionHerbert Hoover Presidential Library and FDR Library
  • February 18: Exploring President Kennedy’s New Frontier TodayThe Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
  • February 23: From “Accidental President” to Political Powerhouse: Comparing the first 100 Days of Theodore Roosevelt’s First and Second TermsTheodore Roosevelt Center
  • February 25: America’s Presidents Through PortraitureSmithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery
  • March 2: Nothing to Fear But Fear It’s Self–Roosevelt’s First InauguralRoosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
  • March 4: Lincoln in his own Words–A Close Look at the Gettysburg and Second Inaugural AddressesFord’s Theatre
  • March 9: 7th Street Challenge–Lincoln’s CommutePresident Lincoln’s Cottage
  • March 11: Daughters of Freedom! Rise of the Women’s Rights MovementUlysses S. Grant National Historic Site
  • March 16: President Clinton’s Public Diplomacy in Northern IrelandClinton Presidential Library
  • March 18: Life and Legacy of Ulysses S. Grant–History and Significance of General Grant National MemorialGeneral Grant National Memorial
  • March 23: The Peanut BrigadeJimmy Carter National Historic Site
  • March 25: Truman’s First 100 daysTruman Presidential Library and Museum

Register for one or more of these free, interactive sessions today!

2 thoughts on “Free Online Programs on the Presidency Begin January 19th

  1. HELLO,

    CAN I SHARE THIS ON MY FACEBOOK PAGE? I WONDER IF MY FRIENDS WITH CHILDREN AT HOME, TELESCHOOLING WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THEIR CHILDREN PARTICIPATE.

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