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    • Thumb image for Examiner's Questions for Admittance to the American (or Know-nothing) PartyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Examiner's Questions for Admittance to the American (or Know-nothing) Party

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This document is found on the Library of Congress American Memory Project Collection titled Words and Deeds in American Histor...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      It's an Ad Eats Ad World: Creating Presidential Campaign Advertisements

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, American Democracy, History-Social Science, Writing Strategies
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the power and influence of television adverti...
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    • Thumb image for The First American Party System: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans -- The Platforms They Never HadResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The First American Party System: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans -- The Platforms They Never Had

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from EDSITEment, students summarize the key positions of the Federalist and Democratic-...
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    • Thumb image for American Memory:  The Learning Page Features - Elections . . . the American WayResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      American Memory: The Learning Page Features - Elections . . . the American Way

      Grades: 4 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This Feature Presentation includes information, images and activities on the theme of elections. This version requires Shockwa...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Electing America's President

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to American presidents, and presents information about First Families, cam...
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    • Thumb image for Getting the Message Out! National Political Campaign Materials, 1840-1860Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Getting the Message Out! National Political Campaign Materials, 1840-1860

      Grades: No grades selected.
      Subjects: Branches of Government, United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      Getting the Message Out! National Political Campaign Materials, 1840-1860 looks at politics in antebellum America. Read about t...
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    • Thumb image for Star Politics: Examining the Advantages of Celebrity Status in the Political ArenaResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Star Politics: Examining the Advantages of Celebrity Status in the Political Arena

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Reading Comprehension, United States History, English-Language Arts and 4 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students consider their opinions about celebrities in politics. They t...
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    • Thumb image for A Vote for DemocracyResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      A Vote for Democracy

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Geography
      This National Geographic Magazine resource features a brief discussion of the rise of democracy around the world. According to F...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Bush Re-election Campaign Revisited: Comparing the Presidential Campaigns of 1992 and 2004Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Bush Re-election Campaign Revisited: Comparing the Presidential Campaigns of 1992 and 2004

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, United States History, English-Language Arts, American Democracy and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the direct role George W. Bush plays in the 2...
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    • Thumb image for American VotesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      American Votes

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, United States History, Visual Arts, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This resource, provided by Scriptorium, documents the development of spin in American politics through an online exhibit of ca...
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      The Economics of Voting

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Economics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      In this lesson, from EconEdLink, students try to answer the question: Why do so many voters stay away from the polls on Election...
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    • Thumb image for U.S. ElectionsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      U.S. Elections

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This resource provides an extensive list of links to U.S. election-related Web sites. Included are statistics for presidential e...
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    • Thumb image for Western Expansion and Reform: In What Year Was the First Election Day?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Western Expansion and Reform: In What Year Was the First Election Day?

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This Web page, part of the Jump Back in Time section of the America s Story Web site, describes how Americans observed the f...
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    • Thumb image for Elections the American Way: VotersResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Elections the American Way: Voters

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This resource, from American Memory at the Library of Congress, discusses the history of voting rights in the United States. Fea...
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    • Thumb image for They Have Issues: Exploring the Political Platforms of the 2004 Democratic Presidential CandidatesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      They Have Issues: Exploring the Political Platforms of the 2004 Democratic Presidential Candidates

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Reading Comprehension, United States History, English-Language Arts, American Democracy and 2 additional..
      In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the different campaign styles and political platforms...
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    • Thumb image for The Electoral CollegeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Electoral College

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: U.S. Constitution, United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to the Electoral College, and presents information about the Hayes-Tilden ...
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    • Thumb image for The Mystery of the Voters Who Don't VoteResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Mystery of the Voters Who Don't Vote

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Economics, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This lesson plan, from EconEdLink, asks and tries to answer the question: Why don't more Americans vote? Americans are known aro...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Timeline of Events Related to the Development of the U.S. Party SystemResource Type: Document

      Timeline of Events Related to the Development of the U.S. Party System

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: U.S. Constitution, World History, United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This student reproducible, from an EDSITEment lesson, provides a timeline of events related to the development of the political ...
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    • Thumb image for The Birth of Political PartiesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Birth of Political Parties

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: American Democracy, History-Social Science, Electives
      This page, from the University of Houston s Digital History Web site, describes the birth of political parties in the United S...
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      Suffragists Arrested

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: United States History, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      This page, from American Memory at the Library of Congress, focuses on significant events in American history and culture associ...
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