Facts - Vocabulary - PowerPoint Presentations -
- Lesson plans - Webquests -

- Cartoons - Cinema - Television

(Updated on 26/01/2015)


Related pages :

Pledge of Allegiance - Presidents (US)
Presidents'Day - US Elections - Government (US history)
- Washington, DC



Facts :



  • The Top Secret Network of Government and its Contractors - interactive
    45 government organisations in Top Secret America
    - A Washington Post Investigation
    "Top Secret America" is a project nearly two years in the making that describes the huge national security buildup in the United States after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks."


  • The Virtual White House tour - interactive
    "allows you to step inside and see some of the home's most famous rooms and their vibrant history, along with great works of art other items
    from the White House Collection."



  • The White House - The official White House channel on Facebook.

  • The White House - The Official Channel of the White House on YouTube.

  • The White House on Twitter
    "Twitter is a free service that lets you keep in touch with people through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question:
    What are you doing? Join today to start receiving whitehouse's tweets."


  • The Constitution For Kids - with three levels of explanations

  • HippoCampus
    brings "high-quality multimedia content provided by top educators
    Subjects :
    American Government
    - Biology - Environmental Science - Religion - US History...


  • POTUS : Presidents of the United States
    "In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents.
    Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included."

    (The Internet Public Library)



  • FirstGov - access to more than 20,000 U.S. government Web sites



  • President for a day !
    "When visiting this site, students will have the opportunity to role play a virtual day in the life of a United States president." (


Vocabulary :


PowerPoint Presentations :

  • American History - PowerPoint Presentations (
    Explorers - Civil War - Government -
    Native Americans - Industrial/Immigration - Geography -
    Colonial Times - Great Depression - Patriotic Symbols -
    Revolutionary War - Civil Rights - Multicultural -
    Western Expansion - World Wars - Many More



Listening :



Activities :


  • Funbrain "will show you maps.
    For each screen, identify the correct country (or state).
    Check the correct box or type in the name.
    If you select level 5, you will also have to type in the name of the country's or state's capital."



Lesson plans :


Webquests :


Videos :



  • The White House - The Official Channel of the White House on YouTube.


Cartoons :


Cartoon: Shutdown Time





Steve Greenberg,
  'Obama wins'

See Lesson plans


Obama's first year



Yes we might!

Cinema :


Television :