A mural of activist Ida B. Wells was unveiled to mark the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the U.S.
Technology has changed U.S. presidential debates since the days of Abraham Lincoln, but debates still give voters important information about candidates.
From the Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858 to present day contests, presidential debates have given voters valuable information about candidates.
The 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920. Learn how this was the first step to ensuring all women could vote in the U.S.
Prior to 1965, African Americans in the South were often blocked from voting. But an important law remedied that, and altered the U.S. political landscape.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 enforces the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of the right to vote. Learn about the history and importance of this law.
The landmark Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30 on July 26. Learn how it revolutionized voting for citizens with disabilities.
America’s Electoral College system is difficult to explain, but it has successfully enabled the election of presidents since the country’s founding.
Find out how candidates who are not members of the two major U.S. political parties can still make their mark in American politics.