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.
|____2) Harry Truman conducts whistlestop tour during the 1948 campaign.||
|____3) Bill Clinton
is inaugurated for the second time as the nation's 42nd president (1997)
candidate Barack Obama accepts his party's nomination at the national
B. Answers are available.
Review answers orally with students.
Photo Credit for Image A and C: http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/amer_pol_hist/_use.htm
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