The General Election
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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 ...
Grades 6-12
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Election Foundations
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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 ...
Grades 6-12
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PBS LearningMedia
Analyzing the Candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election
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Analyzing the Candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election

This lesson from PBS NewsHour examines the political process, the candidates and their platforms, and ...
Grades 9-12
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PBS NewsHour
Election Day: Improving Elections in the United States
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Election Day: Improving Elections in the United States

This lesson plan is designed to be used with the film, Election Day, which shows ...
Grades 6-12
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An Election Entertainment, 1755
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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 ...
Grades 3-12
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The Bridgeman Art Library
The Election, Chairing the Member, 1758
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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 ...
Grades 3-12
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The Bridgeman Art Library
Wimbledon election contrasts, 1907
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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 ...
Grades 3-12
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The Bridgeman Art Library
Dollars & Votes:  2012 Election
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Dollars & Votes: 2012 Election

"the.News" Correspondent Thai da Silva investigates the fundraising landscape during the 2012 Presidential election in light of the most ...
Grades 6-12
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Spinning Election Strategies | NOW
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Spinning Election Strategies | NOW

A seasoned campaign manager looks at the political battles ahead.
Grades 6-12
Election Day Outcomes | NOW
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Election Day Outcomes | NOW

What happened on Election Day 2006 and how will America change?
Grades 6-12
Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy
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Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy

Determine how you would vote in a mock election based on politicians' stances on certain issues.
Grades 12-13+
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Annenberg Learner
The Forty-Three Elected Representatives of France, caricature of the election of 8th February 1871
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The Forty-Three Elected Representatives of France, caricature of the election of 8th ...

French School, (19th century); French. Medium: coloured engraving. Date: 19th Century. Government of the National ...
Grades 3-12
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The Bridgeman Art Library
David Sirota On The 2009 Election | NOW
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David Sirota On The 2009 Election | NOW

What do the 2009 election results say about America's future?
Grades 6-12
Election 2008: What to Expect | NOW
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Election 2008: What to Expect | NOW

Politics, race and religion -- the primaries enter an explosive phase.
Grades 6-12
Social Media and Advertising in the 2012 Elections
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Social Media and Advertising in the 2012 Elections

Social Media and Advertising in the 2012 Elections
Grades 9-12
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PBS NewsHour
2012 Political Map Center
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2012 Political Map Center

This interactive map from PBS NewsHour features an electoral college calculator which includes historical data going back to the 1964 election, live election results for presidential primaries, evangelical Protestant adherents ...
Grades 6-13+
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PBS NewsHour
Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission
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Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission

In this lesson, students will examine how the First Amendment is applied to political speech for corporations and labor unions ...
Grades 9-12
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PBS LearningMedia
Eight States That Will Shape 2012 Election
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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 ...
Grades 9-12
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The Election of the Militia at the Parish of Authon, part of the Dourdans Election, 1688
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The Election of the Militia at the Parish of Authon, part of ...

French School, (17th century); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 1688. Under reign of Louis XIV; Provenance ...
Grades 3-12
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The Bridgeman Art Library
Woodrow Wilson - Win the Election of 1912
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Woodrow Wilson - Win the Election of 1912

Understand the election of 1912 by defining your own political party. Learn more with this interactive from American Experience: "Woodrow ...
Grades 9-12
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American Experience
The Elections of 1896 and 1900: Interactive Map
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The Elections of 1896 and 1900: Interactive Map

The elections of 1896 and 1900 both featured the same presidential candidates, Republica William McKinley and Democrat William Jennings Bryan ...
Grades 9-13+
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Biography of America