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Friday, 17 March 2017 00:00

Faces of Power

This interactive timeline lets you browse through every president of the United States of America and learn info about them.

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Tuesday, 08 November 2016 00:00

Scholastic News Election 2016

Scholastic's interactive site supports the robust election coverage that's delivered in the Scholastic News magazines, as well as the activities in the Election Skills workbooks. 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.

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Sunday, 06 November 2016 00:00

Government for Kids

This site from the U.S. Government contains great information on topics for elementary students about how our government is organized, how bills are passed, and how elections work.

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Tuesday, 01 November 2016 00:00

U.S. Presidential Audio Recordings

The Voices of American Presidents have been captured by audio pioneers since the early days of sound recording. The invention of Edison's phonograph ushered in a new era of "recorded" history, beginning with President Benjamin Harrison in the late nineteenth century to the present day administration. The MSU Vincent Voice Library is working to preserve over 100 years of historical spoken word recordings like those of the U.S. Presidents, and is pleased to share these sound samples from its collection.

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