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1 Research Skills U.S. Presidents REM 311 Cover Designer: Meg Turecek A Teaching Resource From 2010, 2003 Copyright by Remedia Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Printed in the U.S.A. The purchase of this product entitles the individual teacher to reproduce copies for classroom use. The reproduction of any part for an entire school or school system is strictly prohibited. To find Remedia products in a store near you, visit: Remedia Publications, Inc N. 76 th Street Su i t e 120 Sc ot t s da l e, AZ This product utilizes innovative strategies and proven methods to improve student learning. The product is based upon reliable research and effective practices that have been replicated in classrooms across the United States. Information regarding the research basis is provided on our website at

2 INTRODUCTION This unit was designed to give students an opportunity to improve research skills while learning about the Presidents of the United States. In order to complete each crossword puzzle, students must search for answers in the World Book Encyclopedia. CONTENTS George Washington... 1 John Adams... 2 Thomas Jefferson... 3 James Madison... 4 James Monroe... 5 John Quincy Adams... 6 Andrew Jackson... 7 Martin Van Buren... 8 William Henry Harrison... 9 John Tyler James K. Polk...11 Zachary Taylor Millard Fillmore Franklin Pierce James Buchanan Abraham Lincoln Andrew Johnson Ulysses S. Grant Rutherford B. Hayes James A. Garfield Chester A. Arthur Grover Cleveland...22 & 24 Benjamin Harrison William McKinley Theodore Roosevelt William Howard Taft Woodrow Wilson Warren G. Harding Calvin Coolidge Herbert Hoover Franklin Delano Roosevelt Harry S. Truman Dwight D. Eisenhower John F. Kennedy Lyndon B. Johnson Richard M. Nixon Gerald R. Ford James E. Carter Ronald Reagan George H. W. Bush William J. Clinton George W. Bush Barack H. Obama... 44

3 Name U.S. Presidents #1 George Washington ( ) the first name of George s father 6. George s favorite subject 8. George s wife s first name 11. Washington and his men spent a long, cold winter here. 12. Washington s Vice President 13. George s first job following school 1. George inherited this farm from his father. 2. George was born here. 4. the name of George s wife s plantation 5. George was known as the of his country. 7. The Indians gave George this name, which meant Town Taker. 8. George Washington s plantation home 9. Washington kissed this after taking the Presidential oath of office. 10. George made a trip to these islands in 1751.

4 Name U.S. Presidents #2 John Adams ( ) Adams retired to his home in after losing the election to Jefferson. Adams went to college here. Adams had several journalists arrested for breaking this Act. Adams wife s name Adams was born here. Adams was the first President to live here. Adams appointed this man to be Chief Justice Vice President under Adams Adams was one of the men who signed the of Independence. In 1785, John Adams became the first U.S. to Great Britain. an American warship nicknamed Old Ironsides During Adams term of office, the nation s capitol moved from to Washington, D.C. Both Adams and Jefferson died on 4, 1826.

5 Name George W. Bush ( ) U.S. Presidents #43 3. Bush used to run an company. 5. Bush was an in the Texas Air National Guard. 7. name of Bush s wife 8. Bush s was the 41st President of the U.S. 12. office Bush created to improve U.S. defense against future terrorist attacks 13. who Bush ran against in the 2000 presidential election 14. Bush s daughters are. 15. baseball team Bush owned 1. Terrorists crashed planes into this building on September 11, Bush s vice president 4. This war was launched in state in which manual recounts had to be done for the 2000 presidential election 9. number of terms Bush served 10. Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in August Bush was the governor of this state.

6 Name U.S. Presidents #44 Barack H. Obama (1961- ) 3. Obama was the first to be elected president. 6. Obama lived in for four years. 9. city where Obama helped people living in poor neighborhoods 11. Obama s 1995 became a best seller. 12. last name of the first Hispanic on the Supreme Court 13. who Obama ran against in the 2008 presidential election 14. Obama served as a U.S. senator from. 1. country where Obama s dad was from 2. name of Obama s wife 4. prize Obama won in Obama and his wife have two. 7. As a lawyer, Obama took on cases. 8. Obama spoke at the 2004 Democratic National. 10. where Obama went to law school

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