For over two centuries, American political offices have peacefully transferred power after every election. Use this infographic to show students how precedent, tradition, and legitimacy have helped create this democratic norm. Consider the importance of a peaceful transfer of power and why it is important to a democratic form of government.
Peaceful Transfer of Power Infographic
Subject Social Studies — Civics and Government, US History
Grade Level Grades 7-12
Resource Type Handout, Presentation