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The American Presidency Project

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) •The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents: Clinton - G.W. Bush (1993-2008)... Show More


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Benjamin Kantack
Benjamin Kantack (Faculty)
1 year ago
This site is a trove of quantitative and qualitative information on American presidents, organized in a user-friendly way. Though I have not used it in a course myself, I could easily envision sending advanced undergraduates there to find data for original research papers and projects. Will definitely keep it in mind for the next time I teach a U.S. presidency course.
Time spent reviewing site: 2 hours
Melissa Brown
Melissa Brown (Faculty)
5 years ago
I have students in an online American Government course use the executive order archive to see how presidents have used EOs to achieve policy goals in various periods of American history. This website is a great resource.
Used in course? Yes