American Presidents





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

William Howard Taft


Meet the 26th president!
The appointment to ____________ ______________ was President Taft's greatest honor. What has been your greatest honor? What accomplishment are you most proud of and why?

Look closer!
Look at the picture of president and Mrs. Taft riding from the inauguration at the Capitol to the White House. How would you characterize the scene? Describe the facial expressions on the faces of the president and First Lady. Can you recall a time when you and/or your peers were the focus of attention because of your achievement(s)? Describe the event and your feelings. Describe a picture that would capture that moment.


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