- Students will be able to identify the impact of state and local policies on minority groups and communities.
- Enumerate the different types of political participation, and understand the frequency with which Americans participate in politics.
- Evaluate whether it is rational to vote, and identify the various factors that influence voter turnout.
- Students will demonstrate through a variety of written assignments the ability to communicate effectively in written form.
Considering participation, the 1st Amendment permits individuals, interest groups, lobbyists and corporations an opportunity to participate in politics. Understanding this about American politics, research and write about one Supreme Court case of the Supreme Court Of The United States (SCOTUS) that grants these opportunities to interest groups, lobbyists and corporations (Cite your work)