AN02_(Ancilliary): The 2016 Presidential Election Analysis
FQ: How can we Explain the 2016 Presidential Election Results?
I. The Electoral College Score Card
A. How does this reflect the Great Compromise of the Constitutional Convention?
B. How do we calculate the number of Electoral College electors?
C. How do we arrive a a winning number for the presidential contest?
II. Regional results vs. National results.
A. Why did we, as a Stuy class, vote like we did?
B. Why did the Nation vote as they did?
C. Can a “Party Platform” reveal what attracts some voters and makes others fearful?
III. Historical Example of Divisive Elections: 1860 Election
A. Recap predictions made about Future of 1808 US.
B. 1860 Party Platforms
C. Popular Sovereignty
D. Democratic Party Split
– The Americans, Unit02, Ch.05
– Articles of Confederation
– NW Ordinance Act of 1787
– The Guardian (2016 Election Results, web portal)