American Presidents
White House
On the official White House presidential site, you can find comprehensive biographies of each president. Also, the site includes the following interesting information: On-Line Tour of the White House, Kids Quiz on Presidents, White House Events & Traditions, Historic Presidential Photographs, and Highlight President Video Clips.

Schoolhouse Rock! Electoral College
Check out this video about the Electoral College from Schoolhouse Rock.

The History of U.S. Presidential Elections
Click on the link above to watch inaugural videos, campaign speeches, and campaign ads from modern presidential elections through the History Channel website.

The Living Room Candidate- Museum of the Moving Image
Learn about U.S. History through U.S. presidential campaign ads from 1952 to 2004 to better understand campaign issues in their historical context.

President Elect
President Elect contains information on the election of U.S. Presidents and the electoral college. You'll find election results, history, electoral college debate, and much more! Look on the left side of the page to click on the election year about which you would like to find more information.

C-Span American Presidents
Life portraits series of the presidents done with C-SPAN that includes great basic life facts for each president, fascinating "did you know" facts about each president, a link to key events during the presidency and many other interesting links. (They even give you driving directions to Grant's tomb in New York City.)

PBS American Experience- American Presidents
Award winning DVD/Video series by PBS American Experience that lets you explore the lives and careers of all the American Presidents. Information on each president is divided into printable sections including: Overview, the Era, Domestic Policy, Foreign Affairs, and Presidential Politics.

U.S. Presidents
You can find basic information and great links to online biographies, historical documents, audio and video and files for all the U.S. Presidents.

The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden
Explore this Smithsonian site dedicated to the U.S. Presidents. Click on any of the portraits of U.S. Presidents at the top of the page in order to find out more important biographical information.

The American Presidency Project
The American Presidency Project is the only online resource that has consolidated, coded, and organized into a single searchable database: The Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Washington - Taft (1789-1913), The Public Papers of the Presidents, Hoover to Bush (1929-1993), and The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Clinton - Obama (1993-2009). The archives also contain thousands of other documents such as party platforms, candidates' remarks, Statements of Administration Policy, documents released by the Office of the Press Secretary, and election debates.

National Portrait Gallery
Located in Washington, D.C., the National Portrait Gallery holds the nation's only complete collection of presidential portraits outside the White House.

Special Presentation: Time Line of Presidents and First Ladies
Created by the Library of Congress, this timeline feature each president and first lady listed chronologically according to the president's term(s) in office. The list of first ladies comes from the book titled The First Ladies, by Margaret B. Klapthor (Washington, D.C.: White House Historical Association, 1994).

YouTube: Presidents in Our Backyard- Martin Van Buren clip
This is a segment on New York's Martin Van Buren from the 2008 WMHT documentary "Presidents in Our Backyard". Nicknamed "The Little Magician," Van Buren, from Kinderhook New York, is technically the first American-born President. There are other presidents included in this program also. Thank you to Kareem Shama for finding the clip.

Presidential Election 2012- Barack Obama (D-IL) and Joe Biden (D-DE) vs. Mitt Romney (R-MA) and Paul Ryan (R-WI)

Mitt Romney's Official Website
Find out more about the Republican Party's candidate for president by searching through Mitt Romney's official website.

Barack Obama's Official Website
Find out more about the Democratic Party's candidate for president by searching through Barack Obama's official website.

Election 2012- Scholastic News
Follow President Barack Obama/Vice-President Joe Biden (D) and candidates former Governor (MA)Mitt Romney/U.S. Represesentative Paul Ryan (R) as the 2012 presidential election unfolds.

Election 2012: TIME for Kids
Follow President Barack Obama/Vice-President Joe Biden (D) and candidates former Governor (MA)Mitt Romney/U.S. Represesentative Paul Ryan (R) as the 2012 presidential election unfolds.

Federal Election Commission
If you want to know more about who is supporting each candidate, the Federal Election Commission's Campaign Finance Disclosure Portal website is the key to finding out this information. From individual donors to Super PACs, you'll find easy-to-navigate maps and charts that display the campaign finance data you're most interested in.

CNN Student News
Although this CNN website contains U.S. and world news, it is a great resource to find up-to-date articles and news clips and reports about the 2012 Presidential Election.

CNN- 2012 Election Central
Follow President Barack Obama/Vice-President Joe Biden (D) and candidates former Governor (MA)Mitt Romney/U.S. Represesentative Paul Ryan (R) as the 2012 presidential election unfolds.

2012 Election- USA Today
Follow President Barack Obama/Vice-President Joe Biden (D) and candidates former Governor (MA)Mitt Romney/U.S. Represesentative Paul Ryan (R) as the 2012 presidential election unfolds.

Election 2012: NPR
Follow President Barack Obama/Vice-President Joe Biden (D) and candidates former Governor (MA)Mitt Romney/U.S. Represesentative Paul Ryan (R) as the 2012 presidential election unfolds.

PBS Election 2012
Find articles, video clips, and commentary from both sides of the aisle by visiting PBS's election headquarters website.

270 to Win
In order to win the presidency, you need 270 electoral votes. Check out this website to see electoral college maps from all presidential elections including the 2012 election.

Games

U.S Presidents Hangman Game
Guess the name of the hidden U.S. President's name by playing hangman.

History Mystery- Presidents: Game 1
History Mystery- Presidents: Game 2
History Mystery- Presidents: Game 3
Solve the mystery in the fewest clues! Pay close attention to the clues, do your research, and guess the name of the president who is being described in these Scholastic games about U.S. Presidents.

Mr. Nussbaum- Presidents
Scroll over a presidential number to find out some basic facts about each U.S. President.