The Electoral College Argument, Politics and Social Media


Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

· Textbook: Chapters 5, 6 and 10

· Lesson: Read this Week's Lesson which is located in the Modules tab

· Initial Post: minimum of 2 scholarly sources (must include your textbook for one of the sources). Follow-Up Post: minimum of 1 scholarly source for your Follow-Up Post.

· Your Initial Post and your Follow-Up Post must be based on the same Option that you chose in order to receive credit for both posts. 

Initial Post Instructions

For the initial post, respond to one of the following options, and label the beginning of your post indicating either Option 1 or Option 2:

Option 1: List the ways in which contemporary presidential campaigns have used social media as a campaign tool. Do you consider social media as a successful tool? Explain your answer. Do you see social media as an unsuccessful tool? Explain your answer and provide examples.

Be sure to make connections between your ideas and conclusions and the research, concepts, terms, and theory we are discussing this week.

Writing Requirements

· Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)

· Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside source) for your Initial Post, and 1 scholarly source for your Follow-Up Post.

· APA format for in-text citations and list of references

EBOOK: The Struggle for Democracy, 2018 Elections and Updates Edition

https://bookshelf.vitalsource.com/reader/books/9780135246849/pageid/227 or


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