AMERICAN ELECTIONS 2016

The United States presidential election of 2016, scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2016, will be the 58th consecutive quadriennal USA presidential election and will elect  the President and Vice President of the USA.

The  REPUBLICAN PARTY has chosen Donald Trump as its nominee; the DEMOCRATIC PARTY has chosen Hillary Clinton as its nominee.

Here’s an easy GUIDE TO AMERICAN ELECTIONS BY BBC. Read it carefully and watch the two interesting videos.

In class we’ll do a Cahoot I’ve prepared. 🙂

If you want to know more about their POLICY I’ve found a very clear website by The New York Times that compares the two politicians’ ideas on the most important issues such as economy, education, energy, foreign affairs, immigration, gun control, health care. Where the Candidates Stand on 2016’s Biggest Issues 

TASK: Take some notes and be ready to discuss in your groups. At the end we’ll do a Role Play of the Presidential debate: Trump vs Clinton and the classmates will set their vote 🙂 

Watch the video of the highlights of the second presidential debate from VoiceOfAmerica.

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Which song by the U2 was used by Obama for his campaign? Let’s see who will find it out!

This is the song chosen to support Hillary Clinton by Rachel Platten featuring lots of celebrities.

This is the song chosen to support Donald Trump.

The rock group Queen was not pleased about Donald Trump using their anthem We Are The Champions for his entrance music at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday night.Taking to Twitter on Tuesday, the group issued a terse message:“An unauthorised use at the Republican Convention against our wishes – Queen”

Last but not least. A bit of gossip. Should you be willing to know who are the celebrities that support Clinton and those who are supporting Trump, here’s the CELEBRITY ENDORSEMENT TRACKER from the Los Angeles times.

If you find any article or video that you have found interesting and may be of help in understanding better the American elections do not hesitate to post the link as a comment. Thank you!

cimy

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