American Presidents

American Presidents: Life Portrait Exhibit
9-12 Grade Student Activity

Chester A. Arthur

Meet the 21st president!
Chester A. Arthur, in his position as __________, assumed the presidency after James Garfield was ___________ .

Look closer!
What might have been going through President Chester Arthur's mind when he assumed the oath of office? How about the others in the room? Do you think they felt confident about their new leader? Was Chester A. Arthur a good public servant? Argue both sides.

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