Online Resources


Online Sources

The American Presidency from Grolier Encyclopedia – Examines the American Presidency in a very genera and strait forward manner. This site includes features on the Presidents, First Ladies, and Presidential campaigns.

The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden – Website from the Smithsonian Museum which showcases objects from the Presidency.

The American Presidency Project – This site is from the Political Science at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Site includes Public Papers of the Presidents; organized documents sets; historic and academic data; audio and video files; information on presidential elections; links to the Presidential Libraries websites, as well as links to other websites with relevant information on the Presidency.

AmericanPresident.Org – Welcome to, the most comprehensive non-partisan resource available on the history and function of the American presidency. This exciting new resource is brought to you by the University of Virginia’s Miller Center of Public Affairs, the nation’s leading research institute for the study of the American presidency. offers two perspectives on the presidency: the Presidency in History, and the Presidency in Action. For information on any of the 43 historical presidents, please visit Presidency in History. For information on the function, responsibilities, and organization of the modern presidency, please visit Presidency in Action.

The American Presidency – This site includes selected resources, an informal reference guide which includes bibliographies, biographies, speeches, quotes, trivia and links to other websites with information on the American Presidency. Also includes links to the official White House site, the White House Historical Association, as well links to Congress.

The American President – The online companion to THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT, the first documentary series ever to profile all 41 of America’s chief executives on PBS.

World Wide Web Resources on the American Presidency in the 20th Century – Site contains links to websites on the Presidency as well as biographies to selected Presidents.

SCHOLARS’ GUIDE TO WWW by Richard Jensen, Professor Emeritus of History, U of Illinois-Chicago

Guide to Political Research On-Line by Richard Jensen

Guide to American Presidency

From Revolution to Reconstruction: Presidents – This area is an index on the presidents of the United States and contains information and documents of their speeches, writings, biographies and anything else related to their person or the office they are holding. Also included is links to other websites.

The Internet Public Library : 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.

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