C-SPAN Classroom Featured Resources
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C-SPAN's American Presidents Website
Our American Presidents website is your guide to our nation's commanders-in-chief, from George Washington to Joe Biden! Find biographies, video resources, and life facts that tell the stories of their lives & presidencies. All in one easy-to-browse website! Use this resource alongside our Presidents Featured Resources site.
U.S. Government and Civics Resources
Constitutional Foundations and Principles of Government- Featuring resources on the founding documents and constitutional principles.
Legislative Branch- Resources categorized by legislative structure, process and current/historical examples.
Executive Branch- Resources organized into categories such as presidential powers, roles, current/historical examples and the federal bureaucracy.
Judicial Branch and Supreme Court Cases- Featuring resources organized by judicial structure, process and history. This section also includes resources on landmark Supreme Court cases.
Individual Rights and Liberties- Classroom resources organized in categories including the First Amendment, voting rights, due process, privacy and equal rights.
Foreign Policy- Resources organized by foreign policy philosophies, tools and current/historical examples.
AP U.S. Government Resources- Featuring resources organized by 2018 redesigned units and enduring understandings. The site also features required documents and court cases, review resources, and key vocabulary terms.
Rule of Law Resources- This collection of video-based resources explores the origins of Law Day and how the rule of law works in the United States.
Middle School Civics- Resources for civics classes with content and activities geared towards middle school and younger learners.
U.S. and State History Resources
U.S. History- Featuring resources organized chronologically, covering U.S. history topics since 1492. Specialized topics include biographical U.S. history resources, black history and Civil Rights, Latin American history, Asian American Pacific Islander history, Native American history, and women's history.
AP U.S. History- Resources organized by periods and key concepts.
Middle School U.S. History- U.S. History resources with content and activities geared towards middle school and younger learners.
State History Resources- This site is a collection of state history resources for all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. These resources are organized alphabetically by state.
Additional Content Areas
World History- Content organized in reverse-chronological order by centuries and by theme.
Economics and Financial Literacy- Resources related to general economic principles, economic systems, AP Macroeconomics and Microeconomics key terms. The site also includes topics such as taxes, spending, the budget process, the Federal Reserve, income and savings, loans, and credit card debt, and historical examples of economic concepts.
AP Human Geography & The Five Themes- Geography resources organized by the seven units found in the AP Human Geography course; includes resources to teach the Five Themes of Geography to middle and high school students.
AP Comparative Government and Politics- Featuring resources with overviews of types of government and examples of how countries around the world implement these governments.
English and Literature- Resources categorized by author, literary history and analysis.
University Level Resources- A variety of resources for college and university students, including those related to U.S. and World History, U.S. Government, and economics.
Campaign 2022- This website provides C-SPAN Classroom video resources explaining the various aspects of the election process for midterm elections, including federal elections and state gubernatorial races.
Advanced Placement (AP) Resources
AP Review Resources- C-SPAN Classroom highlights review resources to help your students prepare for the AP exams in the spring. In addition to our annual Cram for the Exam call-in review programs for the U.S. Government and U.S. History courses, below you will find other video-based content for the following AP exams.