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Lesson Plan: Five memorable presidential campaigns

Lesson Plan

Does President McKinley’s Front Porch campaign ring a bell? How about Harry Truman’s Whistlestop campaign? Have students find patterns by studying these five presidential campaigns. Continue reading

State of the Union: Comparing Obama’s ‘Four Big Questions’ to FDR’s ‘Four Freedoms’ speech

Lesson Plan

Analyze the “Four Big Questions” in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address and reflect on what they say about the present when compared to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” State of the Union Address. Continue reading

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