The curated resources linked below are an initial sample of the resources coming from a collaborative and rigorous review process with the EAD Content Curation Task Force.
Some issues are too fundamental for a party to withstand, and the consequences can last for a generation. This Learning Resource is a collaboration between New American History and Retro Report, producers of Upheaval at the 1860 Democratic Convention: What Happened When a Party Split.
New American History
This unit of lessons and tools examines the electoral processes of the American political system and encourages informed civic involvement.
Debates are one of the most anticipated events in the lead up to a presidential election. Each candidate carefully plans their strategies to persuade the American public that they are the one to vote for in November. Examine historical examples of presidential debates and customize your own viewing scorecard.