Category Archives: Presidential History

The 25th Amendment: Section 3 and July 13, 1985

In 2015 the Reagan Presidential Library began developing a one-of-a-kind experiential learning simulation called the Situation Room Experience.  One of the pivotal issues in the Situation Room Experience regards the 25th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.   … Continue reading

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The 25th Amendment: The Situation Room Experience and United States History

In 2015 the Reagan Presidential Library began developing a one-of-a-kind experiential learning simulation called the Situation Room Experience.  Developed primarily for high school juniors and seniors, the game allows students to step into the role of a government official or … Continue reading

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Where can I find President Reagan’s speech about…

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. With the above video, the YouTube channel for the National Archives and Records Administration office at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library was born.  As the National Archives mission is … Continue reading

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Archived but not Forgotten… Presidential Websites.

President Donald J. Trump was inaugurated on Friday, January 20th, 2017 at noon. If you visited the White House website immediately following the inauguration of the 45th President, you discovered that the website for President Obama was replaced by a website … Continue reading

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Amending America: The 20th Amendment, January 20, and Presidential Inaugurations

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Later this month on January 20, if you follow the Reagan Presidential Library on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram , or any of the other Presidential Libraries for that matter, you might … Continue reading

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“Reaganomics”: The Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981

Today’s post, from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert, marks a return to our focus on creating classroom-ready resources for teachers and students, as today is the first day of school for many school districts. Welcome back to school. … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan’s remarks when the Olympic Torch came to the White House in 1984

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. 14 May 1984 – John Hughes’ Sixteen Candles was flickering across the nation’s silver screens, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was born in White Plains, N.Y., and in Washington, D.C. the Olympic … Continue reading

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On This Day: Reagan and the Air Traffic Controllers

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. Thirty-five years ago on Monday August 3, 1981 members of PATCO, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization, went on strike at 7 A.M.  Shortly before 11 A.M. President Reagan … Continue reading

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That’s a wrap! Film This! 2016 brings film industry experience to high school students

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. This summer break while many high school students are flocking to movie theaters, chasing Pokemon, or learning the intricacies of menial labor, the Reagan Presidential Library has been hosting our annual filmmaking … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan and the Republican National Convention

Today’s post comes from Reagan Library Education Department staffer Brett Robert. This year one of our projects at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library has been to digitize and upload to our public YouTube channel many of President Reagan’s iconic speeches. … Continue reading

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