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Links

Presidents of the United States
www.presidentsusa.net
The largest and most thorough site to discover all you ever wanted to know about American Presidents from first to present times.

Museum of the Moving Image
www.livingroomcandidate.movingimage.us
TV commercials beginning with the election of 1952 showing the different candidates and parties presentations and including an excellent cross-index of themes.

The Presidential Recordings Program
www.millercenter.virginia.edu/programs/prp/

The Vincent Voice Library of American Presidents
www.lib.msu.edu/vincent/presidents/
Sound recordings of U.S. Presidents voices beginning with Benjamin Harrison’s in 1889 continuing up to the present.

National Council for the Social Studies
www.ncss.org
This is the major national organization of social studies, government and history teachers with extensive publications on a broad range of subjects in the field.

CNN
www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1996/candiates/ad.archive/
CNN provides TV commercials from 1952 through 1988 and includes some of the most famous televised political presentations in these elections.

I Do Solemnly Swear: Presidential Inaugurations
www.memory.loc.gov/ammem/pihtml/pihome.html
A wonderful collection of files on each presidential inauguration from George Washington to George Bush

Picture History
www.picturehistory.com
Photographs and paintings of presidents and their wives

History and Politics Out Loud
www.hopl.org
A fully searchable archive of interesting audio materials from American political leaders including many Presidents.

U.S. Presidential Elections
www.gwydir.demon.co.uk/sundry/usapres.htm
The Edkins family of England has kindly provided us with an unusual website of maps of U.S. elections from 1908 to 2000, and there are other interesting items as well.
www.aba.org/education
www.kidsvote.org.
www.billofrightsinstitute.org
www.moveon.org
www.ncee.net
www.gilderlehrman.org

Simulation Games Available from Taft Institute
Trans-forma
Happy Valley
Maxiopolis

Politics in the News

Teaching About Politics, K-12
Suggestions from teachers in our programs
Sample Lesson Plans
Unit Ideas and Projects

Book Reviews

Suggested Readings

Books about Elections: Fact and Fiction
Elementary School
Middle School
Senior High School
Teachers and Administrators

Films about Elections/Politics/Social Issues

Research Reports
Zogby
Gallup

Allied Projects
The Queens College Resource and Training Center for Economic Education (Dr. Jack Zevin, Director)
Financial Fitness for Parents
Franklin K.Lane H. S.
Russell Sage Jr. H. S.
The Clash of Civilizations: The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
(Michael Harrington Center, Dr. Mark Rosenblum, Director)

"Making Democracy Work"