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
__C__1) Lincoln defeats McClellan in the Electoral College without the Southern states.
|__A__2) Harry Truman conducts whistlestop tour during the 1948 campaign.||
|__D__3) Bill Clinton is inaugurated for
the second time as the nation's 42nd president (1997)
|__B__4) Democratic candidate Barack Obama
accepts his party's nomination at the national convention.
B. Return to Questions. Review responses with students.
Photo Credit for Image A and C: http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/amer_pol_hist/_use.htm
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