Team Debate Topic

The United States ought to replace the Electoral College with a direct national popular vote.

Homework assignments:

  1.  Look up all the words in the resolution.  You can skip to, with, then and a.  Get multiple definitions for each word (make sure you track your sources.)
  2. Read the US Constitution regarding the Electoral College.
  3. Read the Federalist Paper #68 about the Electoral College.

 

Write a description of how the Electoral College works in your own words.  Explain why the Founding Fathers chose this system.

Bring this to class next week.