BET Election Protection You Have the Right to Vote
BET Networks and its coalition partners present Election Protection – You Have the Right to Vote. Working 365 days a year to advance and defend your right to vote.
The Election Protection website is dedicated to educating viewers on the importance of registering and casting your ballot. The extensive site shares the history behind the 1965 Voting Rights Act along with other voter topics that educate communities of color and younger Americans on their civic duty. There is also an online U.S. map that outlines the voter requirements by state and an Election Protection smartphone app.
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History.com has generated a collection of videos and photos to educate students on the U.S. presidential election process. Users will learn about the Electoral College, Presidential Fun Facts, Voting Technology and more note able speeches dating back to the country’s first National election of 1789.
C-SPAN Classroom provides resources for the 2012 election season.