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Smithsonian Voices and Votes: Democracy in America

The resources on this page were created to support educators teaching using the primary sources found in the Voices and Votes: Democracy in America Exhibition hosted by twelve cultural organization in New York State. Several primary sources found in the Smithsonian portion of the exhibition can be found here along with supporting learning activities. All the primary sources found in the local cultural organizations portion of the exhibition have been added to this website with supporting learning activities. 

Selection of Smithsonian Voices and Votes Primary Sources

The Great Leap

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A Vote, A Voice

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The Machinery of Democracy

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Beyond the Ballot

Creating Citizens

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New York Voices and Votes Primary Sources