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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

American President - An Online Reference

The Miller Center of Public Affairs hosts a very good reference resource about US Presidents. The Miller Center's reference, American President, provides personal and political biographical information about every US President. Each profile links to dozens of essays about various aspects of each President's life and work. Each profile also contains images of each President. Some profiles also include audio files and video of the President.

Applications for Education
The Miller Center's American President reference resource is primarily made up of essays that students younger than high school age may struggle to comprehend. For high school and college US History students the Miller Center's American President is an excellent scholarly reference.

Here are some related resources that may be of interest to you:
Howard Zinn's A People's History in a Free Digital Format
Watch American Experience Online
American Rhetoric - Famous Speeches from Politics and Entertainment

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