This brief, but engaging PowerPoint provides students an overview of the Electoral College in the presidential election process. Topics covered include: how the process works; the original intent of the Founding Fathers; a critique of the system, including strengths and weaknesses; and an overview of the reform options presented. Key vocabulary is underlined and group discussion questions are inserted for class reflection.
Looking for assessment ideas on your voting and elections unit? Check out the amazing group activity Improving American Elections and Voting: A Project-Based Learning Experience
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