Introduction to Vote: The Machinery of Democracy

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 8/18/2008

A brief summary of the changes in voting technology is the focus of the introduction to Vote: The Machinery of Democracy, an online exhibition from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.  This resource discusses a range of voting technologies from paper and machine ballots, to the electronic voting systems that are coming into widespread use today.

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