Find primary sources and educational activities for teaching about American Presidents.
Teaching about Elections & Voting
Find primary sources and teaching activities related to elections and voting on our new DocsTeach page.
At-Home Learning Activities for High School
Check out these online resources for teaching American history or government to high school students.
Fifth and Sixth Graders Learn About Voting, Civic Engagement, and Women’s Suffrage
Students in New Jersey examined letters to Congress, comparing points of view and main arguments. One letter was in favor of women's suffrage. The other was from a women’s group opposed to giving women the right to vote.
How Are You Persuaded? – Historical Election Memorabilia
Our six-question "personality quiz" can be a quick class warm-up activity, and provides a way to bring historical campaigns and memorabilia into this election season.
Presidential Campaign Memorabilia on DocsTeach
Share historical campaign memorabilia with your students on our new DocsTeach Election Collection page! We've assembled a wide variety of documents, photographs, artifacts and other historical items from the holdings of our Presidential Libraries — our Election Collection. Topics highlight political memorabilia from Presidential campaigns from the 1850s through the 1990s. Check out posters, fashion, buttons & jewelry, food … Continue reading Presidential Campaign Memorabilia on DocsTeach
The American Democracy Collection: Telling the story of Presidential Elections
Interactive exhibits in Google Arts & Culture’s American Democracy collection tell the story of presidential elections in the United States.