From the ratification of the Constitution in 1788 through the election of 2000, The Routledge Historical Atlas of Presidential Elections traces every presidential race in U.S. history. A variety of colorful, clearly presented maps, graphs and illustrations place national results at the reader's fingertips and provide insights into local and regional trends that played decisive roles in determining who was elected and how. This atlas also illuminates major themes in electoral politics ranging from the role of status, voter anxiety, and ethnic conflict to the influence of corporations and campaign contributors. Historically accurate and up-to-date, The Routledge Historical Atlas of Presidential Elections offers a refreshing treatment of the political contests that have shaped the nation. Also inlcludes 25 color maps.