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Electoral College vs. Popular Vote

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6th - 9th, Homeschool
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27 slide presentation 3-page graphic organizer, 1 page quiz

Description

Electoral College. Popular Vote.

Key words include:

Representative Democracy

Popular vote

Electors

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?

**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 4 of the American Electoral Process Mini-Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 27-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!

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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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Total Pages
27 slide presentation 3-page graphic organizer, 1 page quiz
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).

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