American Presidential Elections: From Washington to Obama - App or eBook

July 10, 2012 in Reference (E)

[] New Rochelle, New York - MultiEducator today is pleased to announce American Presidential Elections: From Washington to Obama 1.1 for iOS, an update to their Reference app that is also available as an eBook through the Apple iBookstore. Featuring comprehensive coverage of all 56 presidential elections, the app includes more than 400 photos and illustrations, 20 historic video clips, the upcoming presidential election of 2012, and overviews of the issues and events of every election in U.S. history, including charts showing popular votes, electoral votes, and states carried. The app allows users to email or print any of the text and graphics, and it provides a hierarchical GUI that provides quick access to any election. The eBook has a more formal presentation, with print-quality layout and design and the ability to perform a keyword search of the entire contents.

Retina display compatible, and functional in either portrait or landscape orientations, the app displays a list of 10 Categories. Touching any Category activates a slide transition to a content-searchable list of Sub-Categories and/or Topics. Of the 10 Categories, the first four provide text overviews and multimedia related to the issues and events of every election from George Washington to Barack Obama. The first four Categories include: Understanding Elections, State Results, Election Illustrations, and Election Videos. The remaining six Categories cover the 56 presidential elections chronologically and include: 1789 to 1800, 1804 to 1848, 1852 to 1900, 1904 to 1948, 1952 to 1996, and 2000 to 2012.

Feature Highlights:
* Encyclopedic coverage of every U.S. Presidential Election
* Text Summaries & Overviews
* More than 400 illustrations, photos, documents, historical artifacts, and maps
* 20 built-in videos allow users to see and hear presidential candidates from FDR to the present
* Retina display compatible
* Available as an app, eBook, or print book
* Regular updates on the Election of 2012

The first Category, Understanding Elections, contains summaries and charts on the following Topics: How Elections Work, Conventions, The Nomination Process, Election Campaigns, The Electoral College, Disputed Elections, Voter Turnout, U.S. Turnout, Comparative Turnout, Why Do People Vote, Election Financing, Ethnic/Religious Vote, African Americans, Catholic Americans, Hispanic Americans, Jewish Americans, and Evangelical Christians. The second Category, State Results, contains tabulated data of the number of votes cast for each candidate in every election, accessible through a scrolling list of 50 states.

The Election Illustrations Category contains hundreds of photos of candidates, campaigns, and memorabilia, plus more than 100 documents, posters, newspaper headlines, and original period illustrations. And the fourth Category, Election Videos, contains historic, studio-produced, newsreels of election coverage from FDR to the present. Also included are debates, speeches, conventions, and TV ads.

The final six Categories cover the 56 presidential elections chronologically from 1789 to 2012. For example, choosing the Category 1852 to 1900 reveals a list of 13 Sub-Categories: Election of 1852, Election of 1856, etc. Touching the Election of 1860 button brings up a variety of Topics covered in summaries, charts, tables, illustrations, photographs, and drawings. In addition to a comprehensive overview of the unique historical circumstances of the election of 1860, there are Topics on the Democratic Convention, the Republican Convention, Electoral Votes, the Popular Vote, and an Electoral Map. More than 25 photos and original documents allow the user to view election posters, portraits, ribbons, pendants, political cartoons, banners, and a souvenir Lincoln Wooden Parade Axe.

The latest and largest addition to more than 50 Reference and History apps in the App Store, MultiEducator's American Presidential Elections: From Washington to Obama is ideal for students, teachers, libraries, and history buffs. Requiring no Internet connection, both the app and eBook provide the curious reader with thousands of fascinating facts, figures, ideas, views, controversies, maps, illustrations, photos, documents, and videos.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.1 or later
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 347 MB

Pricing and Availability:
American Presidential Elections: From Washington to Obama 1.1 is $4.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category. An iBook version of 243 pages, containing all of the content of the app in book format (does not support email or printing of content) is available from the Apple iBookstore for $4.99 in the Politics & Current Events category. A print book version (180 pages, 50 photos) is available from Amazon or MultiEducator for $14.99. Review copies of all three versions are available on request.

Located in New Rochelle, New York, MultiEducator is a privately funded company founded in 1994 by Amy Erani and Marc Schulman. MultiEducator's goal is to enable students to learn history in a completely new way. Throughout MultiEducator's years in business, the company has continuously expanded its services and product line. In the summer of 2008 the company sold its HistoryShopping site to concentrate on the content part of the business. It then started its newest division developing software for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch. In October 2008 it released its first application, Formulator. As one of the earliest producers of multimedia software, MultiEducator has been providing schools and the general public with rich, compelling history software for almost two decades. Copyright 2008-2012 MultiEducator. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


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