The Political System and Election Process PowerPoint and Guided Notes

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77 slides, 22 pages
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This 77 slide PowerPoint presentation on the political system and election process covers a myriad of topics including:

- Political Parties (how they started, our 2 party system, differences between Republicans and Democrats, 3rd parties, organization of political parties, political party financing, choosing a presidential candidate )

- Voting (expanding suffrage/the electorate, registering to vote, primary elections, general election, voter participation and non-participation)

- Electoral College

- Shaping Public Opinion (what shapes it, propaganda, propaganda techniques, measuring public opinion)

- Interest Groups

-Taking an Active Roll in Government

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*Editable PowerPoint presentation (77 slides)

*Google Slides version of PowerPoint (added October 2020)

*PDF Guided Notes (11 pages, not editable)

*Fillable PDF Guided Notes (added October 2020)

*Google Slides version of Guided Notes (added October 2020)

*PDF Guided Notes key (11 pages, not editable)

*Editable Guided Notes (11 pages, created in PowerPoint without the fancy clip art and fonts)

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Total Pages
77 slides, 22 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).


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