For years, civics has been neglected in favor of math and English, subjects with federally mandated annual tests.
Election History articles on Democracy Chronicles
Here we cover how democracy has progressed through time in our highly suggested global election history coverage. Modern systems of democracy largely arose out of the Europe through the period at the end of the Middle Ages into the Reformation, the Age of Enlightenment, and the American and French Revolutions. However in reality, democratic decision making is an even more ancient invention and in many ways a fixture of nature . Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Jerry John Rawlings, Ghana’s longest serving President died Thursday at 73. He will be remembered as one of Africa’s greatest democrat and pan-africanist.
The longer we wait for a concession speech the more divided we become as people hold onto their narratives instead of the important work of uniting America.
If you’re struggling with how to dive into the topic with your children, let books be your guide.
Vote-by-mail programs date back to the Civil War. U.S. armed forces have long used the mail to cast their ballots from the front lines.
One of America’s most controversial presidential election was that of 2000. The race was ultimately decided by the Supreme Court.
In 1977 Jimmy Carter tried to ease voting for millions of Americans but the right stopped him using the same strategies it is deploying today.
US voter suppression can be traced back to the country’s early years. An interesting new article looks at this timeline from the Civil War to today.
It’s been a century since women obtained the right to vote. There has however been little focus on understanding their perspectives on this achievement.
Gareth Jones, a British journalist, exposed Stalin’s genocidal Ukraine famine. Kyiv Council recognised him, naming a street in the capital after him.