Inaugurations: Stepping Into History

Using this resource from the Library of Congress, discover what inauguration ceremonies over the centuries can teach us about our changing nation and the leaders who have shaped it.

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Voting and Elections

Help your students understand the news about voting and the election with classroom resources from our 36 partners that address timely topics including the Electoral College, peaceful transition of power, duties of Congress, the timeline between Election Day and Inauguration Day, and more.

Dr. King’s Dream

In this lesson from the NEH’s EDSITEment, early elementary students will learn about the life and work of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Students will listen to a brief biography, view photographs of the March on Washington, hear a portion of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and discuss what King’s words mean to them. Finally, they will create picture books about their own dreams of freedom for Americans today. (Duration: 3 class periods)

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