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Articles with keyword "U.S. Presidents"

an illustration of Lincoln


Lincoln’s Assassination Stuns the Nation

President Lincoln, shot on Good Friday, was dead on Saturday, and mourned throughout the country on Easter Sunday, 1865.

This woodblock print by Yoshu Shuen depicts a reception given by the Meiji Emper


The Odyssey of Ulysses S. Grant

After winning the Civil War and living in the White House, he decided to see the world.


Presidents Talking About the Presidency

Excerpts from seven of the NEH's presidential papers projects.

Lady Bird Johnson and hostesses aboard the Lady Bird Special


Lady Bird Special

The first First Lady to hit the campaign trail without her husband

Portrait of Aaron Burr in 1802


Burr versus Jefferson versus Marshall

The president accuses his former vice president of treason and tussles with a Supreme Court justice.

Andrew Ferguson


Looking for Lincoln

Journalist Andrew Ferguson and NEH Chairman Bruce Cole discuss America's love-hate relationship with our sixteenth president.

Abraham Lincoln as a young lawyer


"Terrific in Denunciation"

Abraham Lincoln's legal papers reveal a surprising cache of sundry clients and dramatic litigation.

Political cartoon with Andrew Jackson


King Andrew and the Bank

Andrew Jackson stares down the national bank and wins.

Margaret A. Hogan


Impertinent Questions with Margaret A. Hogan

Margaret A. Hogan discusses the letters and lives of John and Abigail Adams.


Presidential Service

Benjamin Latrobe and his wife, Mary, helped newly inaugurated President James Madison and First Lady Dolley Madison furnish the White House.