Describe how the Electoral College works and why it was placed in the Constitution. Describe how this has changed and list three criticisms of this system.
Each state is given a number of electors equal to its number of it’s representatives in the House and Senate. The candidate that wins the popular vote in each state receives all of that states electoral votes. The candidate that wins the majority (270) of the electoral votes wins the election. The House decides if no one wins majority.
Explain the significance of natural barriers in early civilizations.
Natural barriers protected civilizations from enemies. There were setbacks, however, including difficulty trading, lack of supplies, and no cultural diffusion.
Which events led up to the outbreak of World War I?
The single vent which ignited World War I was the assassination of Austo-Hungarian heir Franz Ferdinand by the Serbs. This event catapulted Europe into a long and arduous 'Great War' that would leave Germany in ruins. Shortly after Ferdinand's assassination, Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia and then Russia on Germany.