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Additional Resources for you to Explore
Here are some places to learn more about elections, the U.S. Constitution and George Washington’s election:“The American Franchise” The Miller Center at the University of Virginia Electoral College Home- National Archives U.S. Constitution in the “Charters of Freedom” exhibit at the National Archives National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pa.“The Annotated Constitution” Legal Information Institute of Cornell University Law School can read also read more about American History and the Presidency in my books Don’t Know Much About® the American Presidents Don’t Know Much About® History you can follow Kenneth C. Davis's blogs about history and the headlines at
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