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

What does it take to win a presidential campaign? Try it yourself with this online game from iCivics! [...] »

Students in Kristina Frank of Eagle Ridge Middle School's class script and film their own presidential campaign ads. [...] »

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

What can a photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932 reveal? Donald A. Ritchie looks at the people captured in this photograph. [...] »

Donald A. Ritchie, Historian of the U.S. Senate, asks how a political cartoon captures a moment of change in the 1932 presidential campaign. [...] »

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

Political cartoons are often conceptually complex, but offer valuable insights into history. [...] »

A wealth of historical material exists on the web to support teaching about presidential elections. [...] »