MSN Election Webquarters
MSN Kids is a website for kids aged 3-12. It is part of the MSN Network of sites. MSN Kids is split up into two sites: "Kids" for ages 3 to 7, and "Kidz" for ages 8 to 12. There are games to play and activities to do, like coloring, music, and reading. There are also things to learn, like animals facts and weird stuff that can´t even be categorized! Best of all, all the games, stories, and links on MSN Kids are created just for kids!
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History of Voting
» Alice Paul´s fight for Suffrage
» Constitution: Women - The Right to Vote
» Understanding your voting rights
» Extremely Important Dates In Voting History
» Vote: The Machinery of Democracy
» History of Voting
» Civil Rights - Law and History/Voting Rights
Useful sites for teaching
election/government related issues
Many of these sites provide downloadable
teaching guides, activities and tips
Desks of Power: A U.S. Government Guide for Kids
The United States government and history is interesting and is something that all citizens should be familiar with. This list of links and information can help.
National Student/Parent Mock Election
The National Student/Parent Mock Election seeks to turn the sense of powerlessness that keeps young Americans and their parents, too, from going to the polls into a sense of the power of participation in our democracy. Free teaching guides, great ideas for classroom involvement, all levels.
Ben´s Guide to U.S. Government
Wonderful interactive site with great appeal for kids to learn about their government and the election process
See who America´s teens want to be the next President. Very useful site, profiles of candidates, great resources.
CNN Student News
CNN Student News airs on CNN Headline News Monday through Friday from 3:12 - 3:22 am ET. CNN Student News is easy to integrate into any lesson. Delves into world views, political scene, most current world issues and debates.
U.S. Election Process
Information from the U.S. Department of State regarding the U.S. Election Process.
To Vote Or Not To Vote
Students examine the contemporary problem of low voter turnout and through surveys and research, pinpoint causes and propose solutions to increase vote participation.
Electing the President: Activities for Grades K-5
Montgomery County Public Schools has produced a booklet of activities for Grades K-5 to assist in teaching about elections and the presidency.
By the People: Election 2004
Young people who vote often do so because they learned about the importance of elections when they were kids and they grew to believe it was an honor and a privilege.
Voter Registration Statistics: Florida
This statistical data is from the Voter Registration Report.
A Century´s Voting By State
This chart represents a breakdown of state-by-state party victories for the past 108 years
» Kids Voting USA
» Election 2004: Countdown to election day
» Inside the Voting Booth
» Declare Yourself
» Take Your Kids to Vote
» What Kids Think
» Kids & Politics - A Project by Connect for Kids