POD Unit 6 - Campaigning, Voting, Propaganda, & Interest Groups






Unit 6 - Part I


Nominations, Campaigning, Elections & Voting


Link to download and print Unit 6 - Part 1 PowerPoint


Unit 6 - Part II


Interest Groups



Propaganda


Vocabulary

class action suit
electioneering
grass roots
gross national product
initiative
interest group
litigation
lobbying
political action committee
propaganda
public interest group
referendum
single-issue group
absentee ballot
canvass
caucus
closed primary
dark horse candidate
direct primary
endorsement
favorite son/daughter
franchise
general election
grandfather clause
keynote speech
nomination
open primary
plurality
poll tax
poll watcher
precinct
presidential primary
primary election
public policy
socioeconomic

Assignments


  • Vocabulary Assignment - 20 points -- Due Wednesday, January 25, 2012
  • Vocabulary Quiz - 50 points - Tuesday, January 31, 2012
  • Unit Online Discussion - "What Makes a Good Candidate?" - 20 pts. -
  • IRS W-4 Form - 10 points - Due
  • IRS 1040EZ Form - 20 points - Due
  • Unit 6 ~ Part 1 Worksheet/Webquest -
  • Interest Group/Group Project Proposal - 20 points -
  • Interest Group Wiki Site/Group Project - 120 points -
  • Unit 6 Exam ~ Part 1 - 100 points -
  • Unit 6 Exam ~ Part 2 - 100 points -