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U.S. History Field Trips

Hail to the Chief: Presidential Election (#103)

Presidential Elections bring the electoral process to life. Students will learn about political "platforms" and party "tickets," as well as fascinating facts about former presidents that will stimulate classroom discussion. [20 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This series is designed to take students on virtual field trips to the locations of the diverse Native American cultures, the Colonial era's important settings, the two cities that were instrumental in the movement toward the American Revolution, the evolution of political parties in choosing the American President, and how the Civil Rights movement started.

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