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Video: The History Of Voting Rights

A three and a half minute history of voting rights.

Voting America: United States Politics 1840-2008

The University of Richmond‘s Digital Scholarship Lab created interactive and cinematic maps of the US presidential elections from 1840 to 2004. The maps provide a geographic time line of US presidential elections. America Voting Election Maps 1840 – 2004 Interactive Map Video Commentary Map Very small sampling of the maps available below…

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