Bare-knuckle Politics: The Election of 1824

History teachers could not help but chuckle when they saw this picture from the second…

Politics of Fear in Presidential Elections: 1984

Almost every modern presidential campaign has used fear and other emotive tactics to attempt to…

Politics of Fear in Presidential Elections: 1964

For teachers who enjoy analyzing media influences on presidential elections, The Living Room Candidate is…

The American Presidency Project: Presidential Approval Ratings

Is it not amazing how a president can be very popular during his time and…

The American Presidency Project: Electoral College and Popular Vote Data

The American Presidency Project is a very detailed web resource for all manners of subjects…

Ashbrook Center: The Importance of Midterm Elections

For teachers looking for more content depth when teaching about the Great Society, Professor Andrew…

Political Sign Rewind contest

Online sign vendor Signazon.com is sponsoring a "Political Sign Rewind" contest. ¬†Entrants should design and…

The College Board: Elections and the Jackson Era

The common person did not always hold the electoral clout the he does today. Political…

Reading Like an Historian: Populism and the Election of 1896

The history of third parties is a very interesting study.¬† Typically, their electoral success is…

Center for the Constitution: Montpelier Weekend Seminars

The Center for the Constitution has a wonderful series of seminars available for those teachers…