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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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Cartoon, On Uncle Sam's Farm, November 27, 1912, Udo J. Keppler, HarpWeek, LLC.

How has campaigning changed over the years? Need to know details on major [...] »

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

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

Scarf, 1888, Duke University

Follow presidential campaigns through the years with this collection of [...] »

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Photo, 1932, U.S. Senate Historical Office

What can a photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932 reveal? Donald A. [...] »

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. [...] »

Screencapture, Win the White House opening screen, 2013

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

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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 " [...] »

Print, Dividing the national map, 1860, Library of Congress

What can historical election maps tell us? Take a look at the electoral vote [...] »

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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