Electoral College. Popular Vote.
Key words include:
⭐ Representative Democracy
⭐ Popular vote
⭐ Electoral College
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
► What exactly is the popular vote?
► Using the Bush/Gore election to show how winning the popular vote doesn’t mean you’re a winner!
► What are electors and how are they chosen?
► How are the number of electors determined in each state?
► How do electors vote and how many are needed to win an election?
► Students are asked if they think the Electoral College is needed.
Overarching Question for this PowerPoint presentation (Thinking Focus Question):
❔ How does the Electoral College elect a United States President?
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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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