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10 Bizarre Moments in Presidential Elections
Historically, presidential elections have been fraught with strange twists. Learn about 10 bizarre moments in presidential elections at HowStuffWorks. See more »
The Ultimate Political Gaffe Quiz
Political gaffes can be funny, but also kill careers. See if you remember about some of the biggest blunders in political history at HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Ways the U.S. Has Kept Citizens From Voting
From Poll taxes and literacy tests to ID laws, the U.S. has long-restricted citizens' right to vote. Learn some voting barriers at HowStuffWorks. See more »
The U.S. Presidential Also-Rans Quiz
The road to the American presidency is littered with hundreds of also-rans — many forgotten. How many can you remember in this HowStuffWorks quiz? See more »
The U.S. Presidential Debates Quiz
How much do you know about the history of U.S. presidential debates? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »
2016 U.S. Presidential Candidates Quiz
Hopefuls are hitting the campaign trail in a fiercely debated bid to be the U.S. President. Take our quiz and find out how much you know! See more »
Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College?
Why does the U.S. have an electoral college? Find out how the Electoral College system works and why the U.S. uses it. See more »
How Independent Voters Work
Independent voters do not align with one of the two major political parties in the U.S. Learn about independent voters and their politics. See more »
Top 10 American Political Dynasties
American political dynasties include the Rockefellers and the Bushes. What are 10 of the most successful political dynasties? See more »
Votes for Women: The Women in Politics Quiz
Women becoming actively involved in politics is a relatively new development. Test your knowledge of the state of women in politics with this quiz. See more »
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