Grade 8
A Closer Look
  Gilded Age Elections
(Use with pp. 478-479.)

Explore the Internet to learn more about the Gilded Age elections.

Presidential Elections Statistics
This site is filled with colorful graphs depicting the outcomes of every U.S. Presidential election. Check out the results of elections in the late 1800s to see the "fifty-fifty" splits which gave this era it's "gilded" title.
http://www.multied.com/elections/

 


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