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Text over illustration of sky and clouds - Time4Learning and Fun for everyone: Online education for PreK-12th
Looking for a curriculum that makes learning fun? You'll find it in Time4Learning's PreK-12 grade online homeschool curriculum.
Text Time4Learning and rotating graphics for math, science, social studies, and language arts

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote  (M, O)
"In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote highlights the relentless struggle of diverse activists throughout U.S. history to secure voting rights for all American women." Virtual exhibition from the National Archives Museum

Elections & Voting  (Y,M,O,T)
Learn more about the history of the right to vote in the United States. From White

Let's Vote! Talking to Children About Voting  (Y, M)
A Parent's Guide to Talking About the Presidential Election from PBS Parents.

Elections - Teacher Resources  (T)
From teacher These lessons, printables, and activities on the U.S. electoral process provide great teaching ideas for fall, especially during an election year. Explore election requirements for the federal government with your students. You'll also find great ways for students to get involved in local politics, like holding classroom debates or writing letters to representatives. Units on civil rights and women's history will benefit from resources on the American suffrage movement.

Scholastic News Election 2020  (Y, M)
This interactive website supports the robust election coverage delivered in the Scholastic News magazines, as well as the activities in the Election Skills workbooks. Specifically, students visiting this site will learn about the election process, get up-to-date news, see the latest results on interactive maps, vote in polls, and read news from the campaign trail from the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps.

Elections for Kids - Fun Facts  (Y, M)
Sponsored by Gallopade International, a publishing company for K-8 educational products and digital curriculum.

Elections  (Y,M)
Understanding the U.S. election process is central to understanding the country's history and culture. Brain Pop helps students make sense of elections and the forces that shape them with this collection of relevant content, including learning games from Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's iCivics

Historical Election Results  (Y,M,O,T)
1789-2012 Presidential Elections from the National Archives website

Directory of US Political Parties  (Y,M,O,T)

Presidential Elections Data: 1789 to present  (Y,M,O,T)
From The American Presidency Project, this collection offers maps showing election outcomes by state starting with the election of 1789.

Susan B. Anthony  (Y,M)
From Surfing the Net with Kids

Not for Ourselves Alone: The story of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton  (Y,M)
Two women. One allegiance. Together they fought for women everywhere, and their strong willpower and sheer determination still ripples through contemporary society. Recount the trials, tribulations and triumphs of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony as they strive to give birth to the women’s movement.

Glossary of Election Terms  (Y,M,O,T)
From the U.S. Election Assistance Commission

State Government Resource  (Y,M,O,T)
From Visit the government website for each state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories and associated states.  (Y,M,O,T) is a non-partisan government information portal designed to simplify the search for the best and most relevant government information online.

Project Smart Vote  (Y,M,O,T)
Government 101 Elections

Elections for Kids  (Y,M)
Sponsored by Gallopade International. Voting is one of the most important responsibilities you will have. Learn about the election process today!

Kids Voting USA  (Y,M)
From Kids Voting

Vote 411: Election Information you need  (Y,M,O,T)
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters

Washington's Inaugural Address  ()
From the National Archives, this page includes links to both a transcription and digital images of the original speech.

US  (O)
You'll find information on your federal, state and local representatives, voter information and registration procedures, FEC records, campaign finance updates and more.

Elections  (T)
Elections have been a constant feature of civic life in the United States, and yet they have changed and evolved ever since the first presidential election. This presentation explores the past and present of American parties, issues, and the right to vote.

Election Law  (O,T)
Complex and comprehensive election information for the US from the Library of Congress

America's Debate Radio  (O,T)
This website encourages healthy debate about local, national and world politics. Inclused forums, podcasts, and chat rooms.

America's Election HQ  (Y,M,O,T)

MSNBC Politics  (Y,M,O,T)
Latest news and analysis from NBC News political team

The Green Papers: Elections  (M,O,T)
Off-year election information

Commission on Presidential Debates  (M,O,T)
This nonprofit, and nonpartisan organization has sponsored and produced all the presidential debates since it began in 1987.

FiscalNote  (M,O,T)
FiscalNote was founded with the principle of bringing people closer to their governments. They have created a tool to help you quickly identify and contact elected officials including, members of Congress currently representing you. Regardless of your political affiliation, you have the power to make your voice heard by contacting your representatives and advocating for the issues that matter most to you.

The Brookings Institution - Elections  (M,O,T)
An independent research and policy institute. Web site contains briefing papers, analyses, and other resources related to many current political issues.

Electoral Maps  (M,O,T)
Visual aids for mapping electoral votes

Fact  (M,O,T) is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center located at the University of Pennsylvania. The site claims to be nonpartisan and nonprofit. The goal of the website is to monitor factual accuracy in U.S. politics.

Federal Election Commission  (O,T)
Provides information about campaign finances

Register to Vote - The National Voter Registration Act  (O,T)
The National Mail Voter Registration Form can be used to register to vote, to update your registration information due to a change of name, make a change of address or to register with a political party.

Democratic National Committee  (Y,M,O,T)
Political Party Site

Republican National Committee  (Y,M,O,T)
Political Party Site

The Green Party of the United States  (Y,M,O,T)
Political Party Site

Independance Party  (Y,M,O,T)
Political Party Site

Libertarian Party  (Y,M,O,T)
Political Party Site

The Socialist Party  (Y,M,O,T)
Political Party Site

The Living Room Candidate  (Y,M,O,T)
Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952 - present.

Heritage Foundation  (O,T)
A research and educational institute focus on conservative principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and strong national defense.

Project Vote Smart  (Y,M,O,T)
The site claims to make public biographies, voting records, issue positions, ratings, speeches, and campaign finance information.

Kids Voting Arizona  (M)
Kids Voting Arizona is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots-driven voter education program.

Open Secrets.Org  (M,O)
Another great site that exposes who is contributing how much to whom; a link titled who paid for this election will give children a better understanding of why politicians make promises to certain groups; search the database by politician or by donor.

Freedom Hero: Susan B. Anthony  (Y,M)

Susan Brownell Anthony  (Y,M,O,T)
From Western NewYork Suffragists

Susan B. Anthony House  (Y,M,O,T)
From The Susan B Anthony House

US Electoral College Homepage  (M,O)
From the website of the National Archives; very informative with an interactive Electoral College Calculator

C-SPAN in the Classroom  (Y,M,O,T)
Includes teacher resources and links in topics like Campaign Events, Campaign Topics, and assorted likes to election related government sites  (M,O)
An excellent political action site; their list of causes is bound to have something that your kids can get passionate about

VA State Board of Elections: Election Information   (O)
Includes "Where Do I Vote?," election results, candidates lists and ballot issues, more.

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