Campaigning: It's a Process
No one gets elected in a day. Well... they do! But there's a lot that has to happen before the voters cast their ballot. In this lesson, students will learn the process of campaigning and all the steps a candidate has to take to get to election day. This lesson, including a spotlight on campaign contributions and the FEC, along with the practice activities will give your students a glimpse behind the scenes of a campaign.
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- Describe the major components and timeframe of a presidential campaign
- Identify factors that influence a campaign
- Analyze the use of media in campaigns
- Examine campaign finance, including the influence of finance laws and Court decisions
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