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US Elections

Slide 1 - Woordweb



US Presidential Elections

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
Dutch politics
American politics

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
King

head of state
Dutch politics
American politics

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
King

head of state
Prime Minister

head of government
Dutch politics
American politics

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
Dutch politics
King

head of state
Prime Minister

head of government
American politics
President

head of state
and
head of government

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
Dutch politics
King

head of state
Prime Minister

head of government
American politics
President

head of state
and
head of government
Not elected
Not elected
Elected

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
Dutch politics
King

head of state
Prime Minister

head of government
American politics
President

head of state
and
head of government
Not elected
Not elected
Elected
MONARCHY
REPUBLIC

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
Dutch politics
King

head of state
Prime Minister

head of government
American politics
President

head of state
and
head of government
Not elected
Not elected
Elected
MONARCHY
REPUBLIC

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
Dutch politics
American politics

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
Dutch politics
Tweede Kamer
150 seats
Elected by the people
Eerste Kamer
75 seats
Elected by representatives
American politics

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
Dutch politics
Tweede Kamer
150 seats
Elected by the people
Eerste Kamer
75 seats
Elected by representatives
American politics
House of Representatives
435 seats
Elected by the people from a district
Senate
100 seats
Elected by the people from a state

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

Dutch Politics
Dutch politics
Tweede Kamer
150 seats
Elected by the people
Eerste Kamer
75 seats
Elected by representatives
American politics
House of Representatives
435 seats
Elected by the people from a district
Senate
100 seats
Elected by the people from a state
CONGRESS
Staten-Generaal

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

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Slide 14 - Video

Who can become president?

Slide 15 - Tekstslide

THE DEMOCRATS
THE REPUBLICANS

Slide 16 - Tekstslide

How do the elections work?
-primary elections
-running mate
-National Conventions

Slide 17 - Tekstslide

Slide 18 - Tekstslide

Slide 19 - Tekstslide

Slide 20 - Tekstslide

Swing States
A swing state is a term used in American politics to refer to any given state that could be easily won by a Republican or a Democratic presidential candidate. Otherwise, if the state leans on a single party regularly, then it is referred to as a safe state. 


Slide 21 - 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.





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electors

Slide 22 - Sleepvraag

Zoey was born in California, and moved to Singapore when she was 2. She returned last year and is now 36 years old. Can she run for President?
A
Yes
B
No

Slide 23 - Quizvraag

Jimmy takes part in the 2036 presidential election. He wins the nomination of his party by giving an excellent speech at the National Convention.
A
Possible
B
Impossible

Slide 24 - Quizvraag

Jimmy's campaign team is really keen on winning the state of Florida. This is because...
A
Florida always decides the election.
B
Florida is the state with the most electoral votes.
C
Florida is the most populous swing state.
D
Florida is nice and sunny for campaign events.

Slide 25 - Quizvraag

In the general election, Jimmy gets
50,2% of the votes in just 13 states.
This is enough to win the Presidency.
A
Possible
B
Impossible

Slide 26 - Quizvraag

Jimmy has been elected President of the US. Now the last thing he has to do is find a running mate.
A
True
B
False

Slide 27 - Quizvraag

Jimmy dies on day 2 of his Presidency.
His Vice President will take over and will
remain President until January 2041.
A
True
B
False

Slide 28 - Quizvraag

THE DEMOCRATS
THE REPUBLICANS

Slide 29 - Tekstslide

In-class assignment:
Learn about the 2 main political parties.
You will find the assignment in MS Teams.
Get into your groups and complete the assignment.

Slide 30 - Tekstslide

Jacob is a 50 year old factory worker. He dropped out of school at age 16 to work in the factory. Now he is worried that the factory will close and move to Mexico, where labour is cheaper.
A
Jacob should vote for the Democrats
B
Jacob should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 31 - Quizvraag

Gilbert (Missouri) loves to hunt. He has a collection of hunting rifles at his house. He has a license to own these guns, and is a proponent for background checks in order to get a gun license.
A
Gilbert should vote for the Democrats
B
Gilbert should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 32 - Quizvraag

The family of Carly (Texas) started an oil company in the 1940s. Her parents and grandparents worked very hard to become one of the richest families in the state.
She believes that the money the family has made, is theirs to enjoy and to spend whichever way they want.

A
Carly should vote for the Democrats.
B
Carly should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 33 - Quizvraag

Rosie (Alabama) is a teen mom. She got pregnant at age 17. She is living with her grandmother, after her parents disowned her for having a child out of wedlock. Rosie believes that all children are a gift from God, and never considered ending her pregnancy.
A
Rosie should vote for the Democrats
B
Rosie should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 34 - Quizvraag

Amy (North Carolina) is a student. She is a progressive, and sometimes goes to demonstrations to support the Black Lives Matter movement.
A
Amy should vote for the Democrats
B
Amy should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 35 - Quizvraag

Judith is a farmer's wife. She has lived in rural South Carolina her entire life. She goes to church every Sunday, and feels that the country's problems would be fixed if only people would go back to traditional values.
A
Judith should vote for the Democrats
B
Judith should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 36 - Quizvraag

Rob is a teacher in New York. He is very concerned about global warming. He feels the government should do more to help lower carbon emissions.
A
Rob should vote for the Democrats
B
Rob should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 37 - Quizvraag

Andrew (New Hampshire) has been together with his boyfriend Joe for 10 years. He wishes for nothing more than to get married at Town Hall like all of their friends. Both Andrew and Joe are gun enthusiasts. They have a large collection of both historic weapons and modern high-tech stuff.
A
Andrew should vote for the Democrats.
B
Andrew should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 38 - Quizvraag

Michael (Florida) is a cancer-survivor. Because he had cancer in the past, he still has regular checkups with his doctor. There is always a chance the cancer could come back. Medical care is expensive.
A
Michael should vote for the Democrats
B
Michael should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 39 - Quizvraag

Alejandro (New Mexico) has been working illegally at a ranch for almost 15 years now. He has always been scared that he and his family would be deported. As most Mexican families, his is deeply religious. He feels like his religion should be the guiding factor in his life, not the government.
A
Alejandro should vote for the Democrats.
B
Alejandro should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 40 - Quizvraag

Laura (Arizona) wants to start a little bakery in the small town where she lives. But it’s very hard to get started because of all the paperwork and taxes. She has met a young man from El Salvador who lives in the US illegally. He has experience in a bakery back home and Laura wants to give him a job.
A
Laura should vote for the Democrats.
B
Laura should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 41 - Quizvraag

Kyle is a social worker in Tennessee. He works with drug addicts and alcoholics. He feels the government should do more to help these people, such as help them get job training.
A
Kyle should vote for the Democrats
B
Kyle should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 42 - Quizvraag

Lisa is a doctor in the military. She often has to risk her life to travel to war zones, such as Afghanistan. She feels she needs more protective gear so that she can feel safer.
A
Lisa should vote for the Democrats
B
Lisa should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 43 - Quizvraag

Laurence is 60 years old and has worked his entire life as an engineer on an oil rig. Due to government restrictions to drill less, he has lost his job. His unemployment benefits will run out in 2 weeks and he has no income.
A
Laurence should vote for the Democrats
B
Laurence should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 44 - Quizvraag

Bob (Kansas) is very rich. He has worked hard his entire life to earn his fortune. He feels that people who are poor have only themselves to blame. They should just get a job and work harder!
A
Bob should vote for the Democrats
B
Bob should vote for the Republicans.

Slide 45 - Quizvraag