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Election Day

We talk about presidents being elected "to the White House." But how has living in the White House changed over time? How has the building grown as a symbol of the U.S. and the presidency? FIND OUT MORE »

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Photograph, The trouble with senators who oppose the League, 1911, LoC.

Access 59 sound recordings of 1918-1920 speeches by American leaders. [...] »

Image, Why Was the Electoral College Created?, 2008, M. Shulman, MultiEducator.

Provides a wealth of information on US presidential elections, with a [...] »

Map, Indian Reservations within the limits of the US, 1890, US Census Office.

Documents the lives of Native Americans in the Northwest Coast and Plateau [...] »

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photomechanical print, But you can't make him drink, 1904 February 3, Udo J. Kep

Find, analyze, and create political cartoons that address any issue in U.S. [...] »

Red and white 100 Leaders logo surrounded by eight historical images.

Examine the meaning of leadership through world leaders. [...] »

Tariff juggling at Washington, E. W. Kemble, Harpers Weekly, July 10, 1909

Poking fun and puncturing pomposity—how can you interpret political [...] »

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"Photograph of Kennedy Family with Dogs During a Weekend. . . ," 1963, NARA

Think the mudslinging in modern campaigns is bad? Campaigns have always been " [...] »

Photo, Lincoln Inaugural Bible, 2008, Michaela McNichol

The first day on the new job is difficult for everybody—including U.S. [...] »

Political cartoon, Campaign Contributions Cause Colossal Crimes, Mar. 7, 1924...

A menagerie of terms for politicians, parties, factions, and movements. [...] »

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