Leadership in Time of Crisis: The Presidential Primary Sources Project
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Eisenhower National Historic Site
THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY SOURCES PROJECT offers a series of free fifty-minute videoconferencing programs sponsored by the National Park Service, U. S. Presidential Libraries and Museums, and the Internet2 K20 Initiative. This year's videoconferencing program is entitled Leadership in Time of Crisis. Programs are designed for students in grades 6 - 12 and include Eisenhower and Khrushchev at Gettysburg presented by Eisenhower NHS on April 30th.
- Grade level:
- Sixth Grade - Twelfth Grade
- Cold War, History, U.S. Presidents
- National/State Standards:
- Common Core: RH Integration Knowledge & Ideas 9-10.1, 11-12.3; RH Key Ideas & Details 6-8.1; RI Craft & Structure 5.6
Did You Know?
General Eisenhower referred to World War II as the “fartingest war in history,” a result of all the cabbage and brussel sprouts served in London due to food shortages throughout the war.