The U.S. Electoral System
Wk 5 – Signature Assignment: Political Parties, Participation, Campaigns, and Elections Presentation [due Mon] Wk 5 – Signature Assignment: Political Parties, Participation, Campaigns, and Elections Presentation [due Mon] Assignment Content Imagine this scenario: You applied for an internship with your local senator and there are many other people competing for the position. To select the best person for the job, the senator wants to determine what each intern applicant knows about the U.S. electoral system. Create a 7- to 10-slide presentation with detailed speaker notes in a separate word document to illustrate your knowledge of the U.S. electorate, campaigns, and political parties. You can Include photos, illustrations, videos, or audio clips, as appropriate. In your presentation: Explain the purpose and functions of the United States’ political parties. Describe the ways U.S. citizens can participate in the campaign and election process. Explain the functions and purpose of caucuses and primary elections in political campaigns, particularly in the presidential election process. Explain the role the national political party conventions play in the presidential election process. Explain the presidential general election campaign process and the important factors and events that influence it. Review the Microsoft® PowerPoint® resources to enhance your presentation: Ensure you have installed Microsoft Office 365 prior to beginning this assignment. View PC- PowerPoint 2013 – View Speaker Notes or PC- PowerPoint – View Speaker Notes for a brief visual demonstration on adding speaker notes to your presentation. You may conduct a search for Power Point tutorials in the Media Library for additional assistance using Microsoft PowerPoint. You may add pictures and graphics to enhance your presentation, and you are welcome to change the design layout of the presentation. You must include speaker’s notes in a separate word document. How to Create a Classroom Presentation.docx Miller How to Write a 2 to 3 Page Paper 2020.pdf You are encouraged to incorporate vocabulary terms from this week’s materials into your response and to use the resources provided in the Learning Activities folder and in your instructor’s discussion posts. Cite at least 2 peer-reviewed, scholarly, or similar references to support your assignment. Do not use Wikipedia, Quora, Yahoo Questions or other crowdsourced websites as references. Include a reference list in APA format. Use in-text citations for all unoriginal ideas, facts, or definitions in APA format. APA Reference Template.docx Submit your assignment. Click on the Submit button; scroll down until you see “Use this space to build your submission” and click on the Add Content button; from the dialogue box that appears, select the plus circle icon on the far right of the menu bar; from the drop down menu select insert local files; select save on the pop up box. If your Originality Report score is more than 35% you must edit your submission and resubmit. The grading rubric found in the side bar explains the grading standard for this assignment.