The General Election

Every four years, voters across the United States cast ballots to decide who will be the next president. This video helps students to make sense of the American election process ...
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PBS LearningMedia

Election Foundations

In this video, students are introduced to why we have presidential elections in the United States. They will learn what a constitutional democracy is and how the government gets its ...
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6-12
PBS LearningMedia

Election Day: Improving Elections in the United States

This lesson plan is designed to be used with the film, Election Day, which shows the experiences of a number of people in various parts of the United States on ...
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POV

Midterm Elections Lesson Plan

Young voters commonly participate in elections in lower numbers than their older counterparts; with that in mind, it is important to engage students in the political process in the classroom. ...
7-12

Spinning Election Strategies | NOW

A seasoned campaign manager looks at the political battles ahead.
6-12

The Election of the Tsar Michael Romanov

Ugryumov, Grigoriy Ivanovich (1764-1823). Russian. Medium: oil on canvas. Intronisation de Michel I Fedorovitch; Provenance: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia / Giraudon. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.
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The Bridgeman Art Library

Election Day Outcomes | NOW

What happened on Election Day 2006 and how will America change?
6-12

The Election, Chairing the Member, 1758

Hogarth, William (1697-1764). English. Medium: engraving. Date: 1758. Successful candidate is toppled by Garden swine who rush underneath to destruction and he faces own mortality in skull and crossbones; Provenance: ...
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The Bridgeman Art Library

An Election Entertainment, 1755

Hogarth, William (1697-1764). English. Medium: engraving. Date: 1755. From the 'Humours of an Election' series; A tavern dinner organised by Whig candidates, while the Tories protest against the adoption of ...
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The Bridgeman Art Library

Wimbledon election contrasts, 1907

English Photographer, (20th century). Medium: black and white photograph. Date: 1907. Contrast between the two candidates at the 1907 by-election; a supporter of Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), the British philosopher, arrives ...
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The Bridgeman Art Library

Dollars & Votes: 2012 Election

the.News Correspondent Thai da Silva investigates the fundraising landscape during the 2012 Presidential election in light of the most recent Supreme Court actions. Using the supporting language arts lesson plan, ...
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the.news

President George H.W. Bush Concedes the Election | U.S. Presidential Elections: 1992

HOUSTON — Family members look on as President George H.W. Bush delivers his concession speech after losing the election to now President-elect Bill Clinton, Nov. 3, 1992. President Bush urged ...
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Presidential Election Protests Continue in Austin, Texas | U.S. Presidential Elections: 2000

AUSTIN, Texas — Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. George W. Bush show their support, Dec. 9, 2000, in front of the Governor's Mansion. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled ...
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McCain Holds Election Night Gathering in Phoenix | U.S. Presidential Elections: 2008

PHOENIX — Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain of Arizona with vice-presidential nominee Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin by his side concedes defeat during his election night rally at the Arizona ...
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Kerry Concedes Election to Bush | U.S. Presidential Elections: 2004

BOSTON — Former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts delivers his concession speech at Faneuil Hall, Nov. 3, 2004. After a tense night of ballot counting by election ...
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McCain Holds Election Night Gathering in Phoenix | U.S. Presidential Elections: 2008

PHOENIX — Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain of Arizona with vice-presidential nominee Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin by his side concedes defeat during his election night rally at the Arizona ...
5-12

Election 2008: What to Expect | NOW

Politics, race and religion -- the primaries enter an explosive phase.
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David Sirota On The 2009 Election | NOW

NOW's David Brancaccio talks to political author and columnist David Sirota about populist anger, the Obama administration's successes and failures, and how this week's election results foreshadow the state of ...
6-12

Election Day | Grade 3 Crossword

Learn about Election Day with this interactive puzzle.
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Social Media and Advertising in the 2012 Elections

Social Media and Advertising in the 2012 Elections
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PBS NewsHour

Election Day | Grade 2 Crossword

Learn about Election Day with this interactive puzzle.
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