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Books in the CWLMC

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Complete Book of U. S. Presidents - William A. DeGregorio
Call Number: 920 DEG
ISBN: 0517183536
Publication Date: 1997-04-06

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Crisis and Command - John Yoo
Call Number: 342.73 YOO
ISBN: 1607145553
Publication Date: 2010-01-05

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American Political Leaders - Steven O'Brien (Editor); Paula McGuire (Editor); James M. McPherson (Editor); Garry Gerstle (Editor)
Call Number: REF 920 OBR
ISBN: 0874365708
Publication Date: 1991-10-01

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Reference Library of American Men - Jennifer Mossman
Call Number: REF 920 REF
Publication Date: 2002

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The Grolier Library of North American Biographies
Call Number: REF 920.073 GRO
ISBN: 071727246x
Publication Date: 1995-11-01

Primary Sources

American Memory Collection
The American Memory Collection from the Library of Congress provides access to images, audio files, videos, maps and sheet music that demonstrate the American experience.

Smithsonian Museums
The Smithsonian Museum, founded in 1846, consists of 19 museums and galleries, a zoo, and research facilities. The museum and gallery websites feature digital collections and information on physical collections covering art, science and history.

Access Pennsylvania Digital Repository
This digital repository features local and state history from schools, colleges and universities, libraries and museums.

Smithsonian Collection
Search over 7.4 million records with 568,100 images, video and sound files, electronic journals and other resources from the Smithsonian's museums, archives & libraries.

Avalon Project
Historical documents from ancient to modern times

Historical Newspapers
Databases and online sources for finding historical newspapers - This is pathfinder from Bowling Green U - you only have access to free websites.

Documents for the study of American History

National Archives


Online Resources

White House site with brief bios on all the presidents

Bio. Channel resource on the presidents with video clips


Drexel University resource providing biographies on the Presidents

The Presidents

PBS documentary covers all the presidents

American President: A reference resource

University of Virginia resource includes primary sources on each president.

US presidents podcasts

Audio podcasts that "provide a brief biographical portrait of each president, explore the eras in which they led the country, and access the historical significance they hold for us today"

Best Presidential Biographies List

Washington post list of best presidential biographies. For those looking for more information



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Presidential Farewell Address

Your presidency is officially ending and you need to address the American public for the last time.  You will need to reflect on your presidency and your personal accomplishments.  Following the guidelines below you need to write a farewell address in the 1st person.  Please present at least 4 major accomplishments of your presidency and how it will leave a lasting impact on the country and help us in the future.



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