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U.S. Voting Rights Over Time (USHistoryFiles - American History Blog)

An interesting history-related post from USHistoryFiles - American History Blog:

Back in June I was asked for some input regarding an infographic that showed the evolution of voting rights in the U.S.  I think that the final product turned out well:

With Election Day just two weeks away, we are all anxious to know who will be our President for the next four years. Aside from opposing political views, we should all agree that voting is a major privilege. While some are uninterested in politics and others are anxious to send their ballot in, the bottom line is that we all have the freedom to vote, which is a significant ...

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Teaching Elections (American Presidents Blog)

An interesting history-related post from American Presidents Blog:


So it is election season and for us teachers that means discussing the election.  This is a nice lesson plan for grades 3-6 from HNN.

Something that always comes up for me this time of year is the electoral college, which my US survey class is heading into.  I thought I'd share a bit on that from my lecture notes:
Even with all the problems facing the United States, the country has continued to show the “vitality of democracy” that your text talks about when discussing Watergate. This same can be said of the Clinton trial. Only the second president ...

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Top 10 Significant Presidential Elections (About.com American History)

An interesting history-related post from About.com American History:

As the nomination for Mitt Romney seems to be more and more assured, America is heading into its 57th presidential election. Only time will tell how significant this election will be. The following article takes a look at the ten most significant presidential elections in US history.

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