Learning Lincoln On-line
Topic #54: The Presidential Oath and Song- Hail to the Chief Information and Answer Sheet
Suggestions for research on determining the "Greatest President" are: birth dates, death dates, famous quotations, inauguration, friends, enemies, wars occurring during term, domestic and foreign problems or triumphs, family, previous careers, political offices, changes in the White House, famous members of his staff, hobbies, assassinations, pets, home state, monuments, presidential library and funeral. Use the chart below to compile points to determine the best of a list of five past Presidents.
1. Write comments in the empty box about the President you are read about. Rate the President for how you think he performed for each question.
2. Rate the President 1- Not so
well---5- being Greatest
Scale Rating Score: Total of points for the President __________
The President with the highest score (30 maximum) will be the one you consider to be the greatest. If one or more Presidents tie, you will have to read more about the ones tying, and then re-evaluate them by re-reading a little more to find out something special that would help one to win.
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