February 2020 - History Gal

How I Teach the Electoral College

Article II, Section I of the U.S. Constitution established the Electoral College, a body of electors who actually elect the President instead of the U.S. voters. And, without fail, the Electoral College confuses students when they first learn about it.


Are Your Students Confused About Impeachment?

Are your students confused about impeachment? Well, they aren't alone! Somehow, impeachment has gotten equated with removal. I'm not sure why. No President has ever been impeached and removed. 3 Presidents (Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton, and Donald Trump) have been impeached and each have been acquitted.
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