ERIC Number: ED443777
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching about Presidential Elections. ERIC Digest.
Vontz, Thomas S.; Nixon, William A.
Although elections are an annual theme in many social studies classrooms, presidential election years prompt increased interest among students in the electoral process and offer an opportunity to teach about a national election as it happens. This ERIC Digest describes the legal requirements and traditions of U.S. presidential elections, processes by which people seek and gain the office of president, and resources for teaching about presidential elections including: requirements and traditions of presidential elections; becoming President of the United States; World Wide Web resources for teaching about presidential elections; and the 2000 U.S. presidential election. (LB)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Elections, Law Related Education, Presidential Campaigns (United States), Secondary Education, Social Studies
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.