Resources: Chapters 6, 7, & 11 of the text, We the People.
A 500-700 word APA formatted Paper
Include 2 sources on your reference page in addition to your textbook
Two choices for topics:
1. Choice 1: Interest groups:
Select one issue area (examples: the environment, healthcare, worker’s rights, civil rights, etc)
Research which interest groups represent your issue area
Examine the membership and benefits of groups
Provide data on how much groups contribute to politicians
Discuss legislation the groups helped influence
2. Choice 2: The Media
What are the different forms of media? Which forms are most powerful?
Provide data to back your position
How has media changed over time?
Explain the different ways the media influences public opinion. Select coverage of one event and explain how the media influenced the public understanding of that event.