Political Science Name___________ Get Out and Vote! Date__________ by trendy3

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									Political Science Get Out and Vote! Directions: Answer the questions after navigating through the internet. 1. What is a democrat? http://www.democrats.org/a/party/stand.html

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What is a republican? http://www.gop.com/Issues/

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Where do you stand? Use the following to websites to determine where you stand on the political spectrum. http://www.politicalcompass.org/ or http://www.theadvocates.org/quiz.html

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What do the elephants and donkeys mean?

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Pick one person and explain who they are in local government. Don Puchalski - http://www.dupageco.org/cobrd/generic.cfm?doc_id=2299 Mike Capizzano - http://www.addisonparkdistrict.org/commissioners.html Larry Hartwig - http://www.addisonadvantage.org/mayor_hartwig.htm Lucille Zucchero - http://www.addisonadvantage.org/clerk_zucchero.htm

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Find and explain an issue that is important to you in the 6th district. http://www.house.gov/hyde/OnTheIssues.htm

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Now look at Peter Roskam and explain where he stands on that same issue. http://www.roskamforcongress.com/

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Now look at Tammy Duckworth and explain where she stands on that same issue. http://www.duckworthforcongress.com/

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If you could vote, whom would you vote for (Roskam or Duckworth) and why?

10. Who can legally vote in the United States? http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0878573.html


								
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