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Hail to the Chief: A Guide to the Executive Branch

Presidents and presidential elections in the United States are issues we review and find fascinating, no matter how close we are to Election Day.

These video chapters and web resources will assist students with understanding the election process, as well as the powers of and people behind the U.S. presidency.

Presidential Powers

Election Process

  • Mass Media and Presidential Campaigns
    2:25 [Video]
  • Web Resources

    A Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents
    Provides an encyclopedic list of all American historical documents from the Magna Carta to the present.
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    Presidents of the United States
    Provides links to each U.S. presidentóbiography, images, and accomplishments.
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    Presidential Inaugural Address
    Presents all of the inaugural addresses.
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    United States History
    Offers articles, images, and book excerpts from American history.
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    American History Biographies on the Net
    Makes available links to secondary information on American history.
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