The National Archives and Presidential Libraries, Internet2 community, National Park Service, and cultural and historic organizations nationwide are proud to offer a new lineup for the 2022 Presidential Primary Sources Project (PPSP), a series of free, standards-aligned, 45-minute interactive videoconferencing webinars aimed at students in grades 4-12.
The series will run from January through March of 2022. In addition to the interactive video component, each program will be live-streamed and recorded for on-demand viewing for free.
Students will learn how to use and analyze primary sources to better understand the historical legacies of our nation’s presidents.
Get a sneak peek of what to expect with this short clip from last year’s program by the FDR Presidential Library & Museum’s Jeff Urbin:
*All programs are live at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET on their scheduled day and applicable to students in grades 4-12.
- January 18: The War of 1812, Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
- January 20: “The Johnson Treatment”: LBJ’s 1964 Campaign, LBJ Presidential Library
- January 25: Roosevelt and the World Today: Issues Then and Now, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
- January 27: Lights, Camera, Action: 75 Years of The State of the Union on Television, Nixon Presidential Library, Clinton Presidential Library & Truman Presidential Library
- February 1: Understanding Conflicting Primary Sources: When Hoover Met Hitler, Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
- February 3: Primary Source Detectives: Learning About President Ford and the 1970s Energy Crisis through Primary Sources, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation
- February 8: President Grant and Civil Rights, Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site
- February 10: Lincoln’s Evolving Legacy in Washington, D.C.: Places as Primary Sources, Ford’s Theatre & the National Mall and Memorial Parks
- February 15: President Kennedy and the Bill of Rights, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
- February 17: Civic Literacy: Article II and The Presidency, Carter Presidential Library
- February 22: America’s Presidents Through Portraiture, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
- February 24: I Like IKE: Election Icon, Eisenhower Foundation
- March 1: 1986 Immigration Reform, Reagan Presidential Library
- March 3: Memorializing Young Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
- March 8: Theodore Roosevelt’s “First Family, Theodore Roosevelt Center at DSU
- March 10: How RBG Came to Be: The Process of Appointing a Supreme Court Justice, Clinton Presidential Library
- March 15: The Constitution and Presidential Powers, The National Archives
- March 17: 7th Street Challenge: Lincoln’s Commute, President Lincoln’s Cottage
- March 22: Rosalynn Carter: Partner-in-Chief, Jimmy Carter National Historical Park
- March 24: Who Started the Cold War?, Truman Presidential Library
- March 29: Becoming Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
- March 31: Young Teedie, Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site
- April 5: The Role of the First Lady, First Ladies National Historic Site