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The Presidency

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Presidential Management Models
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of CA and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
Political scientists have examined several models for how presidents run the White House and control their administrations. These models are helpful in understanding the daily workings of the executive branch of government. (Video is narrated with sl... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 05:25 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Media and Press Coverage
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of CA and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
In order to be successful, presidents and their staffs must expend a great deal of effort cultivating and shaping public opinion. This requires careful planning, tact, and a good relationship with the press. (Video is narrated with slides and speeche... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 05:30 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Executive Offices and Staff
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of CA and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
The president resides in the White House and conducts much of his business from the Oval Office. However, the main executive offices are housed in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, located next door to the White House. The offices are run by ... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 05:22 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Polls and Polling
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of CA and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
Pollsters have been gathering information about Americans' opinions of candidates and presidents since 1932 when a man named Gallup took a poll to determine his mother-in-law's chances of election to a state post in Iowa. The poll did so well in pred... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 05:29 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Approval Ratings and Public Perception
From hippocampus.org, produced by University of CA and Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
A new president generally enjoys very high public approval for the first 100 days of his administration. In part, this is because the electorate expects that the new president will address the problems of the nation with vigor and carry out the promi... [more]
December 10, 2009 at 05:27 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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State of the Union Address 2010: President Obama
From YouTube, produced by CBS
President Obama spoke before Congress in his first State of the Union address and this is the full one hour message. A good video to show students and have them examine it to see how well he did. Too long for most classes.
January 24, 2012 at 09:09 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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President for a Day (Interactive)
From pbskids.org, produced by PBS
This activity provides a job description for the presidency, so students understand what kinds of skills and competencies are necessary in that office. Students have the opportunity to role play the president for a day, making decisions about differe... [more]
June 11, 2012 at 10:50 AM
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Ages: 13 - 17
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Andrew Jackson: Reinventing the Presidency
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Video discusses how Jackson fought in the Revolutionary War when he was just thirteen, how Jackson led the American army to the most surprising victory in its history in the Battle of New Orleans, how Jackson was the first great champion of the commo... [more]
August 18, 2009 at 07:36 PM
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