What does the Constitution say about voting? Constitutional Amendments and the Electoral College

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As part of a study of voting rights in the US, class members examine Constitutional amendments connected with voting and the role of the Electoral College in the election process.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups investigate the role of hanging chads and the Electoral College in the 2000 election
Classroom Considerations

  • The sixth in a series of related resourced focusing on the US presidential election process
Pros

  • The 45-page document includes summaries of the key Constitutional Amendments related to voting rights, information about the Electoral College, worksheets, a chart representing data from the 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004 US Presidential elections, and background information articles
Cons

  • None
Common Core