Teaching American History: Lincoln on the Nature of the War

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Civil War Animated: The Battle of Fredericksburg

  [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="484" caption="The Battle of Fredericksburg by Kurz and Allison"][/caption] The release…

Teaching American History: The Electoral College

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C-SPAN: The Electoral College

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PBS: The Electoral College

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Edsitement: Presidential Inaugurations

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Election of 1824: Corruption in Presidential Elections?

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="270" caption="Henry Clay: Recipient of Spoils in a Corrupt Bargain?"][/caption] Edsitement provides…