Additional Materials for the Creating Governments Unit

(Under Construction)

Election Data Websites

http://www.politico.com/2012-election/map/#/President/2012/

http://www.270towin.com

Census

http://www.census.gov/2010census/data/

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/03/20/nyregion/new-york-redistricting.html?_r=1&

Presidential Election Campaign Commercials

This website, The Living Room Candidate, is an amazing resource of all the campaign ads for Presidential elections from 1952 to 2012.

http://www.livingroomcandidate.org

Map of US Congressional Districts

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/NY

Branches of Government and Separation of Powers

Electoral College

http://www.datamasher.org/mash-ups/people-representative

How powerful is the President Really?

http://www.freakonomics.com/2012/03/29/the-power-of-the-president-and-the-thumb-a-new-freakonomics-radio-podcast/

Misc

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/usa_game/government/index.htm

http://www.constitutionproject.org

http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/power_grab_game/

http://library.thinkquest.org/11572/index.html?tqskip=1

http://www.cantonlocal.org/Downloads/Constitution%20Champion%20Directions%20Sheet%202012%202013.pdf

http://www.icivics.org/sites/default/files/Constitution%20Day.pdf

http://news.yahoo.com/w-va-teen-arrested-almost-012034855.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-third_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/electoral-college/electors.html

http://www.uscourts.gov/EducationalResources/ConstitutionResources/LegalLandmarks/LandmarkSupremeCourtCasesAboutStudents.aspx

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