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The ELECTIONS in AMERICA

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Facts - Vocabulary - Cliparts / Pictures - Listening -
Activities
- Lesson plans - Webquests -
Interactive games
- Games to print -
Songs
- Videos - Cartoons

(Updated on 26/01/2015)

 


Related pages :

US ELECTIONS - 2016

The United States Presidential Election of 2012 :
Introduction - Glossary - The candidates - Comparing the candidates -
The elections
- Iowa caucuses - New Hampshire Primary - Political Conventions -
Lesson plans
- Webquests - Quizzes - Cartoons - Videos - Cinema

Rick Perry - Mitt ROMNEY

Presidents (US) - Presidents'Day - US Government

 


FACTS :

A

- A six-pack of Joes
- All About Electing a President of the United States

B

- Ballot
- BIDEN Joseph
- Black Man Given Nation's Worst Job

C

- Calendrier des élections américaines en images
- Candidates on the issues
- Caucuses and Primaries
- CLINTON Hillary

- CNN Student News Learning Activity: Caucuses and Primaries
- CNN Student News One-Sheet: Caucuses and Primaries
- Compare the candidates
- Course à la Maison Blanche

D
- Debate '08 (15 October 2008)
E

- Echoes in the past
- Eco Vote
- Election Center 2008
: Meet the Candidates...
- Election of the President
(Ben's Guide)
- Elections 2008
- Electronic voting

G
- Governor PALIN
H

- Highway to the White House (1984-1985)
- How a candidate gets from campaign launch to inauguration
- How do caucuses work?
- How Does the Primary Process Work?
- How the US President is Elected

- How to become President of the United States

I

- In Painful Past, Hushed Worry About Obama
- In pictures: US candidates' body language
- Interactive campaign map
- Issue comparisons

L
 
M

- McCain
- McCain Accepts Nomination
- Midterm elections

N

- NADER Ralph

O

- OBAMA
- Obama and McCain - Sept 11
- Obama and the media
- Obama is "elected US President"
- Obama Phenomenon
- Obama : Quotes
- Obama's Acceptance Speech
- Obama's infomercial
- Oddities

P

- Palin and Biden debate
- PALIN Sarah
- President for a day
- Presidential Election - Links

- Presidential Election Candidates on the Issues (2008)
- Presidential Exploration
- Presidential primary, caucus and party convention dates
- Primary Matters
- Profile : Barack Obama

Q

- Quick guide: US presidential elections

R
- Ralph Nader
- Road to the White House
S

- Sarah Palin duped by prank call
- Somebody pinch me!
- Step-by-Step on the Campaign Trail
- Super Tuesday

T
- The First Presidential Debate
U

- United States presidential election, 2008 (Wikipedia)
- United States presidential elections
- United States presidential nominating convention
- United States presidential primary
- US election 2008: Key primary season states
- US elections (CBBC)
- US elections, 2014
- US elections past
- US Election Procedures - Questions and answers
- US Electoral College
- US mid-terms
- US presidential election : Questions & Answers

V
- Voting
W

- Who is your favorite President of the United States?
- Why vote on Tuesday ?

 

 

  • US election: 10 oddities explained
    "You've heard their policies, but what about the other questions? Like what's that jabbing gesture Obama makes with his thumb?
    And why are "Mr President" and "Mr Speaker" titles kept for life?
    We examine 10 of the lesser-spotted things about American presidential politics - and about this campaign."

    (BBC)


  • Running the gauntlet : How a candidate gets from campaign launch to inauguration
    (BBC)

MIDTERM ELECTION RESULTS :

 

 

 

 

    • La course à la Maison Blanche
      Un exemple : Le Marathon Présidentiel de 1996-1997
      (avec l'aimable autorisation du Service Juridique du Groupe Express-Expansion)


      (Click on the 2 pictures)

 

  • UNITED STATES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS :


    • United States presidential election (Wikipedia)
      # 1 How elections are administered
      # 2 Ballot candidates
      # 3 The 1824 scenario
      # 4 Presidential election trends
      # 5 Results
      # 6 Voter turnout...


    • Questions & Answers: US presidential election
      When is the vote?
      Who is getting elected?
      Who is running?
      Which party has the best chance?
      What are the main issues?
      How does a candidate win his or her party's nomination?
      What happens between the primaries and the vote?
      Does the candidate who gets the most votes win the presidency?
      Which are the key battleground states?
      Could there be a strong third candidate this time?

      (BBC)




    • All About Electing a President of the United States - For kids
      (pocanticohills.org)

     

    • Election of the President (Ben's Guide)

      + Election of Senators
      + Election of Representatives
      + The President
      + The White House for Kids


     

     

    • US elections (CBBC)
      Guide to US elections :
      Presidential elections / Mid-term elections / President George Bush / Donkeys and elephants /
      What does the President do? / Can anyone become President?
      How are candidates chosen? / How do candidates get people's votes?
      What is Super Tuesday?

     

     


  • VOTING :

    • Electronic voting
      "Electronic voting technology can include punch cards, optical scan voting systems and specialized voting kiosks (including self-contained Direct-recording electronic (DRE) voting systems). It can also involve transmission of ballots and votes via telephones, private computer networks, or the Internet.
      Electronic voting technology can speed the counting of ballots and can provide improved accessibility for disabled voters. However, there has been
      controversy, especially in the United States, that electronic voting, especially DRE voting, can facilitate electoral fraud..."

      (Wikipedia)

     

    • The Eco Vote - A field guide to the would-be Presidents
      (time.com)



  • SUPER TUESDAY :

    • Super Tuesday
      "In the United States, Super Tuesday commonly refers to the Tuesday in early February or March of a presidential election year when the greatest number of states hold primary elections to select delegates to national conventions at which each party's presidential candidates are officially nominated..."
      (Wikipedia)

     

    • What is Super Tuesday?
      "It's a day (a Tuesday!) when a lot of states hold primaries or caucuses simultaneously...
      On 5 February 2008, 24 states will take part in "Super-Duper Tuesday", including California, New York, Illinois and New Jersey."

      (BBC)



  • CAUCUSES and PRIMARIES :

     

     

     

    • Primary Matters - A quick guide to how the major parties pick their presidential candidates.
      How Did The Primary System Come About?
      How Do Primaries Work?
      What About Caucuses?
      What Happens at The Conventions?
      Why Are Iowa and New Hampshire So Important?
      Democratic National Convention : Aug. 25-28, Denver, Colorado
      Republican National Convention : Sept. 1-4, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

      2008 DEMOCRATIC PARTY CANDIDATES
      2008 REPUBLICAN PARTY CANDIDATES

      (teacher.scholastic.com)




     



  • Who is your favorite President of the United States? (pocanticohills.org)
    "Do you know how a president gets elected? It is not as simple as you think.
    Learn about the Electoral College. (No, it's not a real college.)
    Read a brief biography of each of our past presidents..."
    * The Job
    * Meet the Presidents
    * The White House
    * The White House in Time
    * How is a President Elected?
    * Campaign Memorabilia
    * Electing a President
    * Did You Know?
    * More Did You Know?
    * Presidential Firsts
    * Quotes
    * Vote for your Favorite President
    * Fun Things to do
    * Links to more information about the Presidents
    * Can a Woman be President?


  • President for a day. (Présentation amusante) Qui peut devenir Président des USA ? (pbskids.org)