Election Day

Election Day

by Mir Tamim Ansary

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It is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November and there are signs on lawns and windows and grown-ups coming in and out of your school. But do you know why? It's Election Day, of course! Turn the pages of this book to find out: who can vote, who can be president, why it is important to vote. Each book in the Holiday Histories series describes one of America's holidays or special days. Explore the history of each day and learn the real reason why it is important. Discover what special meaning each day might have for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588102218
Publisher: Heinemann Library
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: Holiday Histories Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.99(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

Table of Contents

An Exciting Tuesday     4
Election Day in the Past     6
Creating a Government     8
Our Elected Leaders     10
Our First Elections     12
Election Day Is Born     14
Who Can Vote?     16
Who Can Be President?     18
What Are Campaigns?     20
Radio and Television     22
Where Do We Vote?     24
What Is a Ballot?     26
Why Are Voters Important?     28
Important Dates     30
Glossary     31
Find Out More     31
Index     32

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