Drafting the Declaration

August 30, 2019 USGOPO 0

A clip from HBO’s John Adams. Thomas Jefferson is generally thought to be the author of the Declaration of Independence, but a committee of five […]

Replacing Politicians

August 29, 2019 USGOPO 0

An Interesting Take. View this TED Talk on replacing politicians and answer the questions below.   Questions for completion: 1. What point(s) does the speaker […]

The Constitution

August 28, 2019 USGOPO 0

Foundational Document. The Constitution written in summer of 1787 emerged from the debate about the weak Articles of Confederation and created the legislative, executive, and […]

The Op-Ed, Column, or Editorial

August 26, 2019 USGOPO 0

Notable and Respectable Genres. In your study of political science, opinion, editorial, and argumentative pieces published by respectable newspapers, media outlets, and even advocacy groups […]