Keywords: political elections
When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.
The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.
The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?
… fellow supporters of the Republican ticket to re-elect U.S. Grant and his running mate, Henry Wilson, took a train from Bangor to the rally, then…
Between 1792 and 1819 there were six separate elections for separation submitted to the General Court, and more that did not receive enough ballots…
… 9, 1807, the upcoming Massachusetts gubernatorial elections were also declared a day to vote on Maine's separation. With more than half the…
Senator Susan Deschambault: not afraid to take on challenges
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center Voices of Biddeford project
Honoring her family's small business roots and community service through her own unconventional path
Grade Level: Postsecondary
Content Area: Social Studies
Students will learn about the people who have occupied the office of Governor and how the Office of Governor operates. The students will understand the different hats and relationships that the Governor has.