Dreaming About Becoming President?

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Multimedia Details Title: Dreaming About Becoming President?
Creator: Tammy Brown
Submitted By: Tammy Brown, Madison County Board Of Education, Madison County

Madison County Schools, Central School


Are you dreaming about becoming President of the United States?  The U.S. Constitution lays out criteria that must be met by a person wanting to run for president.  However there is more to becoming president than where you were born, how long you live here, and your age.  This podcast explains the four step process after meeting the criteria.

Length: 03:02
Content Areas: Social Studies
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

National/Other Standards:

Common Core Standards:


Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies 6–12


Grades 6-8


Identify key steps in a text’s description of a

process related to history/social studies (e.g., how

a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised

or lowered).

National Standards for Social Sciences NSS-C.5-8.2 FOUNDATIONS OF THE POLITICAL SYSTEM