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American Presidents

Presidents of the United States
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Social science3rd Grade

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Presidents of the United States

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Today we're going to learn about the presidents.

Let's test how much you already know! 



Slide 2 - Tekstslide

What is a president?

Slide 3 - Woordweb

How many presidents can you name?

Slide 4 - Woordweb



Who was the first president?
A
George Washington
B
James Madison
C
John Adams
D
Abraham Lincoln

Slide 5 - Quizvraag

How many American presidents have there been in all?
A
50
B
39
C
46
D
55

Slide 6 - Quizvraag

Who is the President right now?
A
George W. Bush
B
Joe Biden
C
Mike Pence
D
Donald Trump

Slide 7 - Quizvraag

Great job! Now we'll learn what a president is

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

What is a president?

  • The President is the leader of America

  • The President is different from a king because he is not the only one in charge. He has to work together with other workers in the government to get things done.

  • The President is also different from a king because he is not born a president. 

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

What is a president?

  • Every 4 years, Americans choose the next president.
     
  • The president lives in a special building called the White House in Washington D.C.

  • Being the president is a very hard job. The Bible tells us that we should pray for and respect the people who are in charge of us (1 Peter 2:17, 1 Timothy 2:1-2).

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

We have had 46 Presidents in America so far. Let's watch a fun video that will tell us all the names of the presidents.

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Slide 12 - Video

True or False? It is good to pray for and respect our leaders.

Slide 13 - Open vraag

Now that we have learned a little about all the presidents, we will focus on a few of them in more depth.

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

George Washington (1st President)

Slide 15 - Tekstslide

What was he famous for?
  • George Washington He was born in Virginia in 1732.

  • He was a general that helped to win the revolutionary war. This meant that America was finally its own country.

  • George Washington became the first president of the new country in 1789.

Slide 16 - Tekstslide

George Washington is on the quarter and on the 1 dollar bill

Slide 17 - Tekstslide

Thomas Jefferson (3rd President)

Slide 18 - Tekstslide

What was he famous for?
  • Thomas Jefferson was born in Virginia in 1743. He lived around the same time that George Washington lived and knew him well.

  • He was the main author of the Declaration of Independence, which said America was its own country and was free from Britain.

Slide 19 - Tekstslide

  • Jefferson also served as the first Secretary of State, which was a very important job.

  • He became the third president in 1801.

  • Jefferson is also on the nickel.

Slide 20 - Tekstslide

Abraham Lincoln (16th president)

Slide 21 - Tekstslide

What was he famous for?
  • Abraham Lincoln was born in 1809 in a log cabin in Kentucky.

  • He became the 16th president in 1861, when the Civil War was happening.

  • Abraham Lincoln was a good leader during the war.

Slide 22 - Tekstslide

  • One of Lincoln's greatest achievements was the Emancipation Proclamation, which led to the end of slavery in America.

  • Today, Abraham Lincoln is on the penny and on the five dollar bill

Slide 23 - Tekstslide

Theodore Roosevelt (26th president)

Slide 24 - Tekstslide

What was he famous for?
  • Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York in 1858.

  • He became the 26th president in 1901 and was the first president to call the presidential home "the White House." 

  • Theodore Roosevelt wanted to protect nature. He created many national parks and national landmarks and protected animals and forests.

Slide 25 - Tekstslide

  • He began work on the Panama Canal. When the canal was finished,  it was much easier to trade goods with other countries.

  • Teddy bears are named after Theodore Roosevelt, who sometimes went by "Teddy." 

Slide 26 - Tekstslide

Joe Biden (46th President)

Slide 27 - Tekstslide

What is he famous for?
  • Joe Biden was born in Pennsylvania in 1942. He is 79, making him the oldest president in American history.

  • He was the Vice President from 2009-2017 when Barack Obama was president.

  • He became president in 2021 and is our president today. He will be president until 2024 when Americans decide who the next president will be.

Slide 28 - Tekstslide

George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosevelt
Joe Biden

Slide 29 - Sleepvraag

1st president
3rd President
16th president
26th president
46th president

Slide 30 - Sleepvraag

Won Revolutionary War
Wrote Declaration of Independence
Signed Emancipation Proclamation
Began work on Panama Canal
Oldest President

Slide 31 - Sleepvraag

Who was the first to call it
"The White House?"
A
Thomas Jefferson
B
George Washington
C
Theodore Roosevelt
D
Joe Biden

Slide 32 - Quizvraag

Which President is shown in the picture?
A
Thomas Jefferson
B
Theodore Roosevelt
C
George Washington
D
Abraham Lincoln

Slide 33 - Quizvraag

Which President is shown in the picture?
A
Thomas Jefferson
B
Theodore Roosevelt
C
George Washington
D
Abraham Lincoln

Slide 34 - Quizvraag

Which President is shown in the picture?
A
Thomas Jefferson
B
Theodore Roosevelt
C
George Washington
D
Abraham Lincoln

Slide 35 - Quizvraag

Which President is shown in the picture?
A
Thomas Jefferson
B
Theodore Roosevelt
C
George Washington
D
Abraham Lincoln

Slide 36 - Quizvraag

Who signed the Emancipation Proclamation, which led to the end of slavery?
A
Joe Biden
B
George Washington
C
Abraham Lincoln
D
Theodore roosevelt

Slide 37 - Quizvraag