Bare-knuckle Politics: The Election of 1824

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Politics of Fear in Presidential Elections: 1984

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Politics of Fear in Presidential Elections: 1964

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="441" caption="1964 LBJ Campaign Ad, Peace Little Girl"][/caption] For teachers who enjoy…

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

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Political Sign Rewind contest

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The College Board: Elections and the Jackson Era

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Reading Like an Historian: Populism and the Election of 1896

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