US Government & Politics Unit 2.2 TGA – Understanding the Electoral College - 20 points Name: Please make sure you put your name on your TGA. Please type your responses on this document and save it as a word document or PDF with your last name, first initial Student ID#_2.06 Electoral College TGA EX: Smith, J 123456_2.06 Electoral College TGA . Directions: Please read the following three articles. The first article describes what the Electoral College is and the changes that have been made throughout our countries history. The second article provides arguments for keeping the Electoral College. The third article provides arguments against the Electoral College. Use the information from the articles below to answer the following questions. (Click on the links below) IF THESE LINKS DON’T WORK, THE ARTICLES ARE ALSO IN THE ZIP FILE. Articles: What is the Electoral College - %20the%20Electoral%20College%202.pdf Arguments for the Electoral College - - pdfs/Arguments%20for%20the%20Electoral%20College_0.pdf Arguments against the Electoral College - - pdfs/Arguments%20against%20the%20Electoral%20College_0.pdf 1. Why did the framers of our Constitution create the Electoral College rather than have direct popular elections for president? (3 Points) Answer: The framers created the electoral college to give
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