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Homework Help: Elections

The United States presidential election of 2016 was held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. It was the 58th U.S. presidential election. Because of the term limit established by the Twenty-second Amendment, the incumbent president, Barack Obama could not be elected for a third term. The two candidates were Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hilary Clinton. Donald Trump won the election to become the 45th President of the United States.

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Indiana Websites: [10]


Artifacts at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis:

Voting Machine [15]

Thousands of Marion County, Indiana residents voted at this machine between the 1930s and the 1980 election. During this time, many African Americans struggled to gain the civil rights Caucasian men and women enjoyed. Even though the 15th Amendment granted all American citizens the right to vote regardless of “race, color or previous condition of servitude,” African Americans still struggled for the right to vote particularly in the southern United States. In Indiana, African Americans continued to Voting Machine 2 [15]work for equal rights welcoming two significant federal laws, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voter Rights Act of 1965, helped to ensure African Americans the right to vote. Artifacts at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis 

See More [15] Elections Artifacts from the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis’ Collection


Books:

Election Day [16] Getting Elected [17] Presidential Races [18] Voting [19]
Womens Right to Vote [20] Presidential Elections and Other Cool Facts [21] Lillians Right to Vote [22] Heart on Fire [23]

Stories about Elections:

Big Nate Mr. Popularity [24] Caste Your Ballot [25] The Ellie McDoodle Diaries Ellie for President [26] I Am a Genius of Unspeakable [27]
The Kid Who Ran for President [28] The Misfits [29] How to Run for Class President [30] Dont Vote for Me [31]
Granddaddy's Turn [32] Vote the Theory Practice and Destructive Properties of Politics [33]

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