Relevant Links

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

American Social History Project
ASHP/CML challenges traditional ways that people learn about the past with its print, visual, and multimedia materials that explore the diverse social and cultural histories of the nation.

Museum of the Moving Image
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

The Vincent Voice Library of American 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
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 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
A wonderful collection of files on each presidential inauguration from George Washington to George Bush

Picture History
Photographs and paintings of presidents and their wives

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

U.S. Presidential Elections
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.

Simulation Games Available from Taft Institute