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PBS LEARNINGMEDIA | After the election

After The Election

After The Election

Resources to engage students with information about good citizenship and how to participate in civic discourse.

PBS LEARNINGMEDIA | The Presidential Debates

Inside the debates

Inside the debates

Debates are a critical part of elections and provide a forum for candidates to share their views and propose solutions to important issues.

Join the debates

Join the debates

PBS Education has partnered with EXPLO and the Commission on Presidential Debates to create the enclosed debate tool kit for classroom use.

PBS LEARNINGMEDIA | Understanding Elections

Election Foundations

Election Foundations

In this video, students are introduced to why we have presidential elections in the United States.

Getting the Nomination

Getting the Nomination

This video will help students to understand the nomination process for political parties.

Campaign Strategy

Campaign Strategy

In this video, students will learn how candidates who wish to run for office create a campaign strategy to convince voters that they are the best representatives of their beliefs.

The General Election

The General Election

Every four years, voters across the United States cast ballots to decide who will be the next president.

Crash Course Government and Politics

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NPR Coverage of Inauguration 2017

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Follow the LIVE Blog

Follow coverage of the day Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the U.S.

Fact-Checked: The Inaugural Address
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Fact-Checked: The Inaugural Address

The NPR Politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, annotated Trump's speech.

Repeat After Me: The 35 Most Important Words Of Inauguration Day
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Repeat After Me: The 35 Most Important Words Of Inaugurat...

"I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution..