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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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Photo, Dyeing Quills in the Kitchen…, N. Fonicello, NativeTech: Natural Dye.

Learn about Native American technology, including wigwams, beadwork, pottery, [...] »

Video still, Convention, 1968, L. Garment and others, Nixon Presidential Library

More than 250 television commercials trace campaign issues and the selling of [...] »

Photo, I Voted, November 4, 2008, mamamusings, Flickr

How many votes did each nominee receive in federal elections? [...] »

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Screencapture, Win the White House opening screen, 2013

What does it take to win a presidential campaign? Try it yourself with this [...] »

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

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

Students in Kristina Frank of Eagle Ridge Middle School's class script and film [...] »

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Photo, George and Laura Bush during the 2005 Inaugural Parade, 2005

Can you match these famous first words with their presidential speakers? [...] »

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

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

Photo, Lincoln Inaugural Bible, 2008, Michaela McNichol

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

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