U.S. President: George Washington
These sites are about George Washington, the first U.S. President. Read biographies, timelines, letters, and diaries. There is also information about the Washington Monument. Includes lesson plans, classroom activities, and online quizzes. There are links to eThemes Resources on presidents and Presidents Day.
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Take a tour of George Washington's home in Virginia. Click on the photographs or the links at the bottom.
PBS: Rediscovering George Washington
This site about George Washington includes a biography, timeline, and audio files of letters he wrote.
George Washington Papers
This Library of Congress collection includes letters, diaries, and other notes accumulated by Washington from 1741 through 1799.
This is a brief description of George Washington and the monument that honors him.
The Washington Monument
This site gives the history of the monument and a brief biography of Washington. Includes the size of the monument and the cost.
The Real Face of George Washington
This short online video is about the paintings that represent Washington's face and how accurate they are.
America's Story: George Washington
This site provides a brief look at the life of George Washington. Includes a list of recommended children's books. Use the links at the bottom to read more.
The Making of Our First President
This site provides the U.S. History class lesson plans for 9-12 graders. Includes objectives, procedures, discussion questions, and evaluation.
George Washington Lives! On the Internet!
Read the biography of George Washington and learn about his contributions. Includes several activities and quizzes.
Ben's Guide: The Washington Monument
Find out more about the Washington Monument, which was built to honor George Washington.
ABC's George Washington
This two-page pdf is a worksheet about George Washington.
Enchanted Learning: George Washington
Here are several activities to help you learn about George Washington.
The White House Biography of George Washington
Read a biography of George Washington.
George Washington Elected First President
Read about George Washington and then try a short quiz.
Washington's Farewell Address
Read the speech Washington gave when he left the office of president in 1796.
eThemes Resource: Holiday: Presidents Day
These sites offer ideas and activities for celebrating Presidents Day and the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Includes biographies, timelines, memorials, and documents written by both men. There are several hands-on crafts, online quizzes, and games. Includes links to eThemes Resources on U.S. presidents and the executive branch.
eThemes Resource: U.S. Presidents
These sites include biographies of the presidents of the United States and their wives. Includes information about election trivia, debates, and inaugural addresses, plus some online games. There are links to eThemes Resources on the executive branch and some presidents.
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