Images of American Political History – site contains electoral maps. You will need to scroll down to this collection of maps 1796-1968.
President Elect.org – contains election information and electoral maps from 1789-2000. Click on the election year on the left side of the screen.
General Presidential Information
Wikipedia’s List of U.S. Presidents – click on your President to get a reasonable overview.
POTUS (Presidents of the United States)
- this site contains election results, cabinet members, notable events, links
to biographies on the web, historical documents, and interesting trivia on ALL
42 American Presidents.
The White House - Presidents of the United States - this site was created by the White House and has interesting trivia as well as short biographies of all the Presidents.
Presidents - this site contains a lot of primary and secondary source information about each President.
Presidential Portraits - this site contains the official presidential portrait for each President
George Washington – Specific information for our first President!! Thanks, Kenzie.
PBS "The President"
- this site only gives brief outlines of the Presidents - foreign policy,
domestic policy, historical events during their presidency.
American President.org - a general Presidential information website.
Oyez.org – this site organizes significant court cases by era. Easy place to start and maybe end your Supreme Court case search.
Wikipedia’s List of Significant Supreme Court Cases – nice list of significant Supreme Court Cases. You’ll need to choose the Chief Justice for your era
Digital History – Landmark Supreme Court Cases – a little more summarized…you may want to go back to Oyez for a better summary of the case.
Time Magazine’s 10 Most Notorious Pardons – it’s only 10…but it’s a start.
The American Presidency Project and Executive Orders – easy to search listing of over 3000 executive orders. Only goes back to John Quincy Adams.
The Donnelly Collection of Executive Orders – ALL Presidents…the only thing is this group has chosen which executive orders to highlight.
Historical Events of the Time Period
History Channel – Contains general historical timelines for all decades. You’ll need to select a century and then you can select by decade.
Time Capsule of the 20th Century – contains general information for the 19th and 20th centuries. Just enter a date.
U.S. History Time Line – contains general information about decades in U.S. History. Might be a good starting point to find significant domestic events.
American History Timeline – divides events into categories: Native American, Planetary (World), Technological, Cultural, Popular.
Harper’s Weekly Online – go to “more features” and check out Political Prints 1776-1876. This has political cartoons for this entire period. Also, simply try searching “Cartoon of the Day”. Or, check out the numerous other “features”.