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We suggest that you use a set of resources, a basic geography library, to help you prepare classroom activities for our online features. These resources are Geography for Life: National Geography Standards 1994; three National Geographic Society atlases; an encyclopedia; a school text; and the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine.
 
ANANational Geographic Society. Atlas of North America: Space-Age Portrait of a Continent. 1985.
AOWNational Geographic Society. National Geographic Atlas of the World, Revised 6th Edition. 1995.
EYWNational Geographic Society. Exploring Your World: The Adventure of Geography. 1993.
GFLGeography Education Standards Project. Geography for Life: National Geography Standards 1994.
GWPBoehm, Richard G., David G. Armstrong and Francis P. Hunkins. Geography: The World and Its People. 1996.
HAUSNational Geographic Society. Historical Atlas of the United States. 1993.
NGMNATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine.
 


To support teaching of “Inside the White House” refer to the following.

ANA:Pages 62-63: Above the Nation’s Capital.
AOW:Plate 39: Washington, D.C.
EYW:Page 87: Capital; pages 253-261: Government.
GWP:Page 103: The United States, Branches of the United States Government.
HAUS:Page 97: L'Enfant plan of Washington, D.C.
NGM:Shupe, John F. “Blueprints for Victory.” Pages 55-71, May 1995.
Aikman, Lonnelle Davison. “The Living White House.” Pages 593-643, November 1966.
Grosvenor, Melville Bell. “The Last Full Measure.” Pages 307-355, March 1964.
Aikman, Lonnelle Davison. “Inside the White House.” Pages 3-43, January 1961.
Atwood, Albert W. “Washington: Home of the Nation’s Great.” Pages 699-738, June 1947.

 
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