PART I. Watch the following videos and answer the questions that follow in essay/narrative format [You may need to paste the URLs into your browser]:
1a. In two to three paragraphs, make an argument in support of the Electoral College and keeping it in place for modern presidential elections.
1b. In what ways is the Electoral College representative and fits in with the ideals of democracy?
PART II. Watch the following video and answer the questions that follow in essay format.
2a. In two to three paragraphs, make an argument against the Electoral College and for going to a national popular vote for president.
2b. Can the weaknesses of the Electoral College be resolved without eliminating the Electoral College? How so?
2c. In what ways is the Electoral College unrepresentative and violates the ideals of democracy?