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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.
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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
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
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
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
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
The United States Presidential Election of 1912 - American History
The presidential election of 1912 is an example of when a third party can have a huge impact on the outcome of an election. Theodore Roosevelt represented ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/elections/p/election1912.htm
What Is a Landslide Election? - US Politics on About.com
Find out what a landslide election is in American politics. See examples of landslide elections in modern congressional and presidential elections. Learn what ...
http://uspolitics.about.com/od/Electoral-College/a/How-Much-Is-A-Landslide.htm
Weekend Elections - US Government - 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
Why is America's Election Day On a Tuesday In November?
The tradition of holding America's presidential election on a Tuesday in November began in the early 1800s, and was established in law in the 1840s.
http://history1800s.about.com/od/presidentialcampaigns/f/electionday01.htm
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