Can you become President of the U.S. even if you didn't get the most votes? Yes, thanks to the Electoral College. It was originally designed to help rural states have an equal say in elections, but now, as more and more people flock to urban centers critics say it's eroding democracy. What do you think?
Go way back to 2016, the election Trump won because he got got more elector votes, but fewer popular votes. Create an audio or video intervew with a classmate about whether or not they think it's fair and why or why not. Upload your YouTube or Soundcloud link in the Make & Share tab.
Do you need help getting started? Use these sentence frames to begin your response.
Be a good ambassador for your school and community.
Welcome perspectives different from your own.
Be positive and assume positive intent by others.
Respond thoughtfully using evidence and cite your sources.
Use respectful language at all times.