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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PBS LearningMedia

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. ...
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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?
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Key Issues to Watch in the Midterm Election

Discover the issues at stake in this year's midterm elections with this video and educational materials from PBS NewsHour from October 29, 2014.
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PBS NewsHour

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

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

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

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

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 ...
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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

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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Eight States That Will Shape 2012 Election

In this video from PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff talks with Stuart Rothenberg of the Rothenberg Political Report and NewsHour political editor Christina Bellantoni about the importance of "battleground states", or ...
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PBS NewsHour

Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy | Democracy in America

Explore the political campaign and election process in the United States, then determine how you would vote in a mock election based on politicians' stances on certain issues, in this ...
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Annenberg Learner

The World Reacts to U.S. Election Results | U.S. Presidential Elections: 2008

PARIS — Newspaper front pages on the day after the victory of Democrat Barack Obama in the U.S. presidential elections on Nov. 5, 2008. Global news outlets are dominated with ...
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President Obama in Final Days Before Election | U.S. Presidential Elections: 2012

CONCORD, N.H. — President Barack Obama (L) is welcomed to the stage by former president Bill Clinton during a campaign rally in State Capitol Square, Nov. 4, 2012. With only ...
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U.S. Citizens to Vote in U.S. Presidential Elections | U.S. Presidential Elections: 2012

BERLIN — A U.S. citizen's 2012 United States presidential election absentee ballot shows the names of candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on Oct. 22, 2012. Early voting is already ...
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