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Show Me the Money! Campaign Finance: The Basics

This lesson will help you:

  • Define campaign finance for your students: what is it and what does it do?
  • Take a look at finance throughout election history:
    • Beginnings
    • Evolution
    • Regulations and Standards today
  • Examine its impact on elections
    • Campaign contributions in 2020 – a look at real-time data and effects
  • Set up a debate activity on the pros and cons of campaign finance rules
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