Bush v. Gore Article & Review | Landmark Supreme Court Cases for Civics

Bush v. Gore Article & Review | Landmark Supreme Court Cases for Civics
Bush v. Gore Article & Review | Landmark Supreme Court Cases for Civics
Bush v. Gore Article & Review | Landmark Supreme Court Cases for Civics
Bush v. Gore Article & Review | Landmark Supreme Court Cases for Civics
Bush v. Gore Article & Review | Landmark Supreme Court Cases for Civics
Bush v. Gore Article & Review | Landmark Supreme Court Cases for Civics
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Aligned to Florida State Standard SS.7.C.3.12, Landmark Supreme Court Cases, this Bush v. Gore Article & Review explores the 2000 election results with a clear, easy to understand reading passage and review. Students read about candidates George W. Bush and Al Gore, the Electoral College confusion, and the Supreme Court case that decided the election. The review contains eight questions that test comprehension of the reading passage. Want an easy print-and-go way to teach Bush v. Gore? This resource works great for American Government and Civics students in middle and high school!

This resource includes:

1-Page Article

  • Covers the 2000 election and Landmark Supreme Court Case Bush v. Gore.
  • Interesting, easy to understand article introduces students to the 2000 election results confusion, covering the hanging chads in Florida, the hand recount ordered by the Florida Supreme Court, and the United States Supreme Court decision to call the election.

1-Page Article Review

  • 9 questions test students' comprehension of the article they have just read.

Questions include:

  • By how many votes did George W. Bush win in the state of Florida?
  • What was the name of the United States Supreme Court case that decided the 2000 election?
  • What Constitutional amendment did Bush’s lawyers invoke to argue their case before the Supreme Court?

This article & review make a great accompaniment to a lesson about the Electoral College and Bush v. Gore. Read together as a class, or have students read the article individually -- this could even make a great homework assignment!

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1 page Article, 1 page Review
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30 minutes
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