HW due Friday: Read 279-295 and take the reading quiz.
As a continuation of our examination of the Electoral College, today you are going to look at some of the arguments both for and against keeping this system of electing our president. Please read the articles below and watch the videos. As you read and watch the videos, record the arguments (both for and against) in a t-chart in your notes. You should have a minimum of 4-5 points for each side.
Slate.com: Defending the Electoral College
Ten Reasons Why the Electoral College is a Problem
LA Times: The Founders' Choice: The Electoral College
Politico: Electoral College Keeps Elections Fair
Forbes: It's Time to Abolish the Electoral College