Monday- American History You will write a one page essay to explain the primary process. You can use the websites below to write your paper. Explain the different types of primaries. You will use the electoral map from the website below. Does a map always involve geography? Please explain. Explain how a candidate wins electoral votes.
Tuesday- World History The world reacts to the election of Barack Obama as the president of the United States. You will be in groups of five. Discuss why the world cared so much about this election. Let one person from the group write down the main points of your discussion. Let another person be the presenter to the class. Use the website below to determine the different reactions from around the world.
Wednesday- Civics/Government You are an informed voter. There may be some areas about civics and government that you do not know. Watch the video entitled "Civics Quiz".
Thursday- Geography Barack Obama's father is from what country? What continent is this country on?Locate both on a globe and on a map.
Friday- Economics The American economy is always a major issue. How did this issue work for one candidate more than the other? Explain the 2008 financial crisis. Make a timeline of the major events.