Current Event-Congress

On April 15, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

The current event today will be Congress.  You will be completing two current events, one for the House of Representatives and one for the Senate.  Both current events are due at the end of the class session.  They may be handwritten or typed.

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Current Event-Civil Liberties

On March 27, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

This  current event can be about anything in the government that relates to civil liberties.  This involves anything related to the Bill of Rights.

There is a new format for current events. One, they must be typed. Two, they are going to require a bit more thought and analysis on your part. Please read the attached guidelines to ensure that your current event is eligible for full credit.

AP Government Current Events Guidelines
AP Government Current Event Rubric

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This  current event can be about anything in the government that relates to elections, campaigns, and voting.  This involves upcoming elections, voting rights, voting districts (gerrymandering) are a few topics.

There is a new format for current events. One, they must be typed. Two, they are going to require a bit more thought and analysis on your part. Please read the attached guidelines to ensure that your current event is eligible for full credit.

AP Government Current Events Guidelines
AP Government Current Event Rubric

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Current Event-Political Parties

On March 6, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

Political Parties are in the news frequently. You are to find an article that relates to one of the five tasks of a political party. Be sure to review the changes to the current event project. This assignment is due at the next class meeting.

There is a new format for current events. One, they must be typed. Two, they are going to require a bit more thought and analysis on your part. Please read the attached guidelines to ensure that your current event is eligible for full credit.

AP Government Current Events Guidelines
AP Government Current Event Rubric

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Current Event-Update

On February 22, 2019, in Assignments, Information, by lwaddell

There is a new format for current events. One, they must be typed. Two, they are going to require a bit more thought and analysis on your part. Please read the attached guidelines to ensure that your current event is eligible for full credit.

AP Government Current Events Guidelines

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Current Event

On January 9, 2019, in Assignments, by lwaddell

This is our first current event. For the current event you will find a story that relates to the topic assigned. For the first current event, you will find a story that is related to the us government shutdown. The story can come from any reputable source. Sources such as New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NPR to name a few are good places to look.

The second current event can be about anything else in the government. A court case, someone exercising their 1st amendment rights, to give a few examples. The assignment is due at the beginning of the next class period.

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Current Event-Mass Media

On September 14, 2015, in Assignments, by lwaddell

For this current event you will need to find one where the government or a politician is questioning the media.  The current event is due at the beginning of the next class period.

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