Being President
Ever wondered what it would be like to be President of the United States? Find out what the president does every day, who the president's helpers are, and how the president's job affects your life.

For The President, All In A Day's Work

Students learn the primary responsibilities of the president and how those duties connect to the powers the Constitution grants to the Executive Branch. Students also learn about the types of issues the Executive Branch deals with and which federal agencies handle them.

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*Please note: In preparation for the 2021 Inauguration, this lesson has been updated to reflect the incoming administration.


Six Roles of the President (Infographic)

From Commander-in-Chief to Chief Executive—keep track of the many hats worn by the president with this printable infographic for your classroom!

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BGCA Lesson Five: Being The President

Participants will be able to identify the key roles and powers held by the President of the United States.

In Executive Command, players can be President for four years! They try to accomplish goals while facing challenges and responsibilities along the way.


Running for President (Infographic)

Lace up your shoes and learn how candidates run the race to become President of the United States!


Popular v. President

Can the candidate who wins the majority of the popular votes miss out on being president? They can, and it's happened before.

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