to Think About
Where are Massillon
and Alliance, Ohio? Do you think a presidential candidate would visit
these towns today? Why or why not?
What newspaper is
mentioned in the letter? Is it still being published?
In 1908, how did
candidates communicate with people?
In 1908, how would
candidates travel from city to city?
Who was the Democratic
Candidate in 1908?
Who won the presidential
election that year?
What questions do
you have about the election in 1908?
Write a News
Choose a candidate
who is running for office (local, state, national) and write a news
story about them.