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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Weaknesses of Electoral College
  2. Reasons Founding Fathers founded Electoral College
  3. Jefferson vs. Aaron Burr
  4. 12th Amendment
  5. 2 Exceptions to winner takes all of Electoral Votes
  1. a 1. Shorten list of candidates
    2. Didn't trust people to do it directly
    3. Didn't want the President to owe his job to Congress
  2. b tie, 36 rounds in House, 12th Amendment
  3. c further clarifies Electoral College by separating voting for Pres and voting for VP by the Electors
  4. d 1. Can win popular vote and still lose President
    2. No majority of EC voters, election goes to House/Senate, where the Pres owes his job to Congress (against Founding Fathers)
    3. Electors don't have to vote for who they're pledged to
  5. e Nebraska and Maine

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 10
  2. House picks President from top 3 candidates (each state gets one vote [50 votes, 26 majority], District of Columbia ruled out, if state delegation can't agree, loose vote for round, 2/3 quorum)
    Senate chooses from top 2 candidates to elect VP (each Senator gets one vote [100 Senators, 51 Majority], 2/3 quorum)
  3. # of people needed to be present to make decision official of the House
  4. state party convention
  5. 538

5 True/False questions

  1. 20th Amendmentfurther clarifies Electoral College by separating voting for Pres and voting for VP by the Electors

          

  2. District of Columbia Electoral Votes3

          

  3. Majority of 538newly elected Congress meets to open and count ballots

          

  4. Minimum # of Electoral Votes per State3

          

  5. Natl Election Day538

          

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