Voices & Votes: How Democracy Works in Wisconsin

Voices & Votes: How Democracy Works in Wisconsin
Voices & Votes: How Democracy Works in Wisconsin
Paperback: $15.95
148 pp, photos, maps
ISBN: 9780870203633

Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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By Jonathan Karparek & Bobbie Malone

Voices and Votes interweaves history and civics, providing a comprehensive overview of state, tribal, and local governance in Wisconsin. The accompanying teacher's guide encourages students to compare and contrast historical circumstances with current events, so that young learners come to understand both the differences and the continuities in our evolving democratic society.

Bobbie Malone, Ph.D., worked as the Director of the Office of School Services at the Wisconsin Historical Society from 1995 to 2011. With a master's degree in elementary education, she taught school for ten years before taking a doctorate in American history. She has authored and edited many student books and teacher's guides on Wisconsin history for the state's classrooms.

Jonathan Kasparek, a native of Taylor County, received a Ph.D. in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003. He is the author of several works on Wisconsin history, including Fighting Son: A Biography of Philip F. La FolletteSince 2004 he has taught history at UW-Waukesha and speaks regularly to public organizations on Wisconsin's political history. He lives in Madison with his wife and fellow historian Abigail Markwyn and their two sons James and William.