Presidential Elections

Lesson Plan: Five memorable presidential campaigns

Lesson Plan

Does President McKinley’s Front Porch campaign ring a bell? How about Harry Truman’s Whistlestop campaign? Have students find patterns by studying these five presidential campaigns. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: Contested elections in American history

Lesson Plan

Learn more about contested elections in US history and explore possible legal challenges for the 2020 election Continue reading

Down-ballot voting and the role of local elections

Lesson Plan

Help students understand the importance of local elections and ballot measures with this lesson plan. Continue reading

In Key Election State, Housing and Job Concerns Rule

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Judy Woodruff talks to voters in Florida about their economic worries and how it is affecting their voting choices. Young voters are concerned about finding…read more

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