# B2a the world of U.S. elections

US ELECTIONS
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In deze les zitten 17 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 2 videos.

Lesduur is: 50 min

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US ELECTIONS

#### Slide 1 -Tekstslide

The process explained

Electing a president is a complicated process in the U.S. It is not just a matter of who has the the most votes. The election is based on a system in which candidates need to win states. In this session you had a look at this complicated proces. now take the quiz

#### Slide 3 -Video

Each state has the same amount of electors.
A
False
B
True

#### Slide 4 -Quizvraag

If you receive the most votes in a state, you win all the electors of that state.
A
False
B
True

#### Slide 5 -Quizvraag

the number of electors for each state is
A
equal to the number of inhabitants that state has plus 2 senators
B
equal to the number of disctricts of that state
C
equal to the number of inhabitants that state
D
equal to the number of disctricts of that state plus 2 senators

#### Slide 6 -Quizvraag

The president and vice-president are elected at the same time.
A
False
B
True

#### Slide 7 -Quizvraag

If an american president dies, resigns or is removed from office, the vice-president will suceed him. Who is the present vice-president?
A
Joe Biden
B
Dick Cheney
C
Mike Pence
D
Barack Obama

#### Slide 8 -Quizvraag

first
second
third
finally
presidental primary elections and caucus
presidental nomination conventions
election day
Inauguration Day

#### Slide 9 -Sleepvraag

If you win the most states, you win the elections.
A
False
B
True

#### Slide 10 -Quizvraag

If you receive the most votes throughout the entire country, you win the elections.
A
False
B
True

#### Slide 11 -Quizvraag

The office of president was established in 1789 Trum is the
A
45th president
B
46th president
C
56th president

#### Slide 12 -Quizvraag

Study tip  - word families
Example = election (noun), elect (verb), electoral (adjective)
Noticing patterns like this can help you work out the meaning of new words
Got it?

#### Slide 13 -Tekstslide

Drag the words into the correct boxes
1. People in the USA
to elect a new                           every four years.
2. The last U.S. presidential                     was held in 2016.
3. The U.S. presidential elections aren’t won by                           vote.
4. U.S. presidential elections are decided by the number of votes cast in individual                            .
5. On election day citizens go to a voting center and            their vote for the candidate of their choice.
6. The amount of influence a state has is measured by the size of its                          .
7. A person who stands for election is known as a                        .
8. A candidate needs more than half of the total number of                                     to win the presidency.

vote
president
election
popular
states
cast
population
candidate
electors

#### Slide 15 -Video

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