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HIST 165: Presidents and Parties (Wigmore): Home

Elections 1824 and 1960


John Quincy Adams; Andrew Jackson; Richard Nixon; John F. Kennedy (Wikimedia Commons: all public domain images)

History 165: Presidents and Parties

This guide is designed to help you find resources for your election exercise and mock debate, as well as your individual research paper. Use the tabs above to find more books, articles, and primary sources on your topic. 


What was going on at the time of your election?

To learn more about what was going on during the election campaigns you are studying, use the following sources.  

American Decades

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Library Exercise

Today you will be exploring your topics and finding reliable  sources for your papers and mock debates. Access the worksheet for today below.