Explore the Executive Branch for President’s Day

Our Founding Fathers formed the United States’ government so that no one person would have too much control. The Constitution set up three branches of government with a separation of powers. The President leads the Executive Branch. As we celebrate President’s Day, help your students learn about the unique role and powers of the president.

Under the topic Presidents and Campaigns, Democracy and Me links to a variety of resources and lesson plans for studying America’s presidents and the process of electing them.

iCivics provides curriculum that helps your students learn about the unique role and powers of the president, the functions of executive departments and agencies, and the President’s role in developing and implementing foreign policy.

 

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