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Electing a United States President

Electing a United States President
Product Description
Presidential Election. Electing a President.

Lesson 5 of the American Electoral Process Mini-Unit: Electing a United States President

This engaging and visually appealing 24-slide PowerPoint presentation will explain the steps a candidate must take to become President of the United States by using easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures.

NOTE: This slide presentation is a PowerPoint document. The text in the PowerPoint presentation can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT ALTERABLE. This protects against copyright violation.

Overarching Question for this PowerPoint presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
- How is the United States President elected?

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Announcing a plan to run for President
- Winning delegate support
- What is a caucus?
- What is an opened and closed primary election?
- Becoming the nominee of your party
- The national election
- The Electoral College vote
- Inauguration Day

Key words include:
Open primary
Closed primary
Super PAC

This PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer is part of the unit: the American Electoral Process Mini-Unit. This mini-unit can be downloaded in its entirety saving you substantially what it would cost you to buy each PowerPoint presentation and graphic organizer separately.

Each lesson comes with a visually appealing PowerPoint presentation, three graphic organizer notebook pages – separate answer key included, and "quick" quiz! Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:

Lesson 1: History of Political Parties (1776-1845)
Lesson 2: History of Political Parties (1845-1932)
Lesson 3: History of Political Parties (1932-2010)
Lesson 4: Electoral College v.s. Popular Vote
Lesson 5: Electing a President
UNIT: The American Electoral Process

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Total Pages
24 slide pdf presentation 3-page graphic organizer, 1 quick quiz
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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