The State of the Union Address. Business Education. Learning Targets. Students will: D iscuss the elements of a successful political speech. W atch President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Evaluate the President’s speech. Criteria for Success. Students will:
A designated survivor is a cabinet-level official appointed during the State of the Union every year in order to maintain the continuity of government should a “calamity” happen while all other members of the federal government are in a single location.