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U.S. Election of 1800 – Thomas Jefferson vs. John Adams
A look at the key issues and basic facts about this significant election in American history.
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/elections/p/election1800.htm
Top 10 Significant Presidential Elections
What presidential elections have been the most significant? Here is a list of the top ten presidential elections in American History.
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/elections/tp/topelections.htm
Presidential Elections - Electing the President - American History
Take a fascinating look at the way in which Americans choose their presidents through overviews and in depth discussions of Presidential elections.
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/elections/
The Election of 1824 - the Corrupt Bargain - 19th Century History
The election of 1824 involved three major figures in American history, and was decided in the House of Representatives. One man won, one helped him win, ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/leaders/a/electionof1824.htm
Presidential Elections of the 19th Century - 19th Century History
The campaigns that elected presidents in the 1800s were not always the quaint affairs we imagine them to be. Some of the campaigns were noteworthy for ...
http://history1800s.about.com/od/timelines/tp/electionhub.htm
Presidential Elections - Reading Comprehension
Reading comprehension for ESL learners focusing on presedential elections. Key vocabulary list provided, as well as follow-up comprehension quiz.
http://esl.about.com/od/readingintermediate/a/r_election.htm
English Dialogue - Presidential Elections - English as 2nd Language
English dialogue with follow up multiple choice questions for in-class use and reading comprehension practice focusing on presidential elections.
http://esl.about.com/od/intermediatereading/a/d_election.htm
The Disputed Election of Rutherford B. Hayes in 1876
The presidential election of 1876 was widely believed to have been stolen when a special deal was struck to declare Rutherford B. Hayes the winner.
http://history1800s.about.com/od/presidentialcampaigns/a/electionof1876.htm
Mid-Term Elections - US Politics on About.com
A mid-term election occurs two years after a Presidential election; one-third of the Senate and all of the seats in the House of Representatives are at stake.
http://uspolitics.about.com/od/elections/l/bl_mid_term_election_results.htm
Weekend Elections - US Government Info - About.com
Many Americans wonder why national elections are held on a Tuesday and argue that far more people would vote if Election Day were moved to a weekend.
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/thepoliticalsystem/a/Weekend-Elections-Not-The-Answer-Gao-Reports.htm
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