It’s Thursday, August 18, 2016, and time for Social Studies at ClickSchooling!
Age Range: 10-18 (Grades 5-12, with parental supervision)
Visit today’s website to learn all about our 23rd president, also known as the centennial president because he was inaugurated 100 years after George Washington.
Born August 20, 1833, Benjamin Harrison came from a long line of famous politicians. Great-grandson of founding father and signer of the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Harrison V, and grandson of our 9th president, William Henry Harrison, a.k.a. “Old Tippecanoe”, he had big shoes to fill. Using the links on the left hand side bar, dig into the life and times of Benjamin Harrison and discover:
- His genealogy
- The early years
- His Civil War service
- His life as a lawyer
- His presidency
- His wives
- And more
Along with concise articles and interesting image galleries, there is a brief audio recording of the president and a quick virtual tour of his home on Delaware Street in Indianapolis, Indiana.
At the bottom of the menu, locate “Ben’s Brigade for Kids” to print out a coloring page, puzzles and play learning games.
Add this website to your list for presidential studies.