America’s Most Political Cities 2008

Men’s Health magazine ranks the political habits of America’s cities by registration, donations, spending, and participation in recent elections.
Most Political City: Raleigh NC
Least Political City: Modesto California
Highest Percent of Income Donated: Corpus Christi Texas
Highest Percentage of Active Registered Voters: Anchorage Alaska
Highest Percentage of Ballots Counted: Cheyenne Wyoming

Digital History: Interactive Timeline Map of US History

Digital History is the University of Houston’s project to use “new technologies to enhance teaching and research”. Their interactive timeline map of US history shows the nation expanding, states forming and the population growing. Significant political and cultural events are plotted on the map, which can be clicked on for more information.

* Digital History: Interactive Timeline Map of US History