Richard Nixon was a former Vice president of the United States before he became President. In the election of 1968 Nixon won by a landslide. Never before had a president won with such a great number of votes.
Do you see any similarities in this 2016 Election? Think back to 1968. Through this lesson, the students will see the similarities between the 1968 Presidential Election & the 2016 Presidential Election. They will be able to see how the candidates compare to the candidates in 1968. This would be a great homework assignment, in-class assignment, or substitute plan!