Using Current Events to Understand Elections: Wrap-Up Matching

Wrap-up Activity:  Using What You Have Learned

A. Place the images below on the right along side their correct headline on the left.

Matching Events and The Headline

____1) Lincoln defeats McClellan in the Electoral College without the Southern states.

Image A
____2) Harry Truman conducts whistlestop tour during the 1948 campaign.
Image B
____3) Bill Clinton is inaugurated for the second time as the nation's 42nd president (1997)

Image C
____4) Democratic candidate Barack Obama accepts his party's nomination at the national convention.

Image D

B. Answers are available. 

Review answers orally with students.

Photo Credit for Image A and C:

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