Ch 56: The U.S. Election Process

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This self-paced chapter teaches you about the election process in the U.S. The video lessons help improve your understanding of the various aspects of the election process and what it takes to win an election.

The U.S. Election Process - Chapter Summary

This chapter explains the history of the political parties in the U.S., both before and after the Civil War. It takes you through the electoral college, including why it was created and the role it plays in the election process. After completing this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Outline the pre- and post-Civil War history of political parties in the U.S.
  • Explain the role of the electoral college and how it works
  • Discuss redistricting for congressional constituencies

Each video lesson has an available transcription for those who are more comfortable reading the lessons. The convenient dashboard helps you keep track of where you are in your studies, and the timeline allows you to jump forward and back through the videos at your discretion.

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