Political Behaviour: Government By the People
Writing- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Reading-Evaluate various explanations for actions or events and determine which explanation best accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matter uncertain.
California Standards: 12.2.4
Responsible Citizens: A responsible Citizen is engaged in the electoral process
Prompt: Should the United States adopt a policy of Compulsory Voting? Please answer the prompt in a minimum 2-page MLA style essay. Include at least 3 sources that support your thesis.
Essay due on Monday 27th.
Ch. 5 Political Parties
In this chapter students will learn about the political parties-the functions they perform, how they are structured, and how they have shaped the evolution of American government and politics.
Ch. 7 Electoral Process
Chapter 7 focuses on the Nominating process, Elections, and Money and Elections. We will emphasize the 2010 Supreme Court Case Citizens United.