Tuesday, December 1, 2009. (pg. 238)Which of the following is way a citizen can participate in government? Belonging to an interest group Voting Writing your elected representative All of the above Turn in Outline P Workbook pages 73-76 a. Finish for HW if not done in class.
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a. Finish for HW if not done in class
a. Record your income & spending
b. Graph income & spending
c. Peace and Freedom
d. Reform Party
Facts & Opinions
Abandoned gas stations are ugly.
Abandoned gas stations lower property value.
There are too many abandoned gas stations.
There was one in Isla Vista all four years I went to college.
It occupied prime real estate.Letter to Representative
Local: issues dealing with your town or county
State: issues across the state
Federal: issues that affect all Americans
State Legislators http://www.senate.ca.gov/~newsen/senators/districtmaps.HTP
The Honorable Arnold SchwarzeneggerGovernor of Californiaaddress
The Honorable Dianne FeinsteinDear Senator Feinstein:
The Honorable first lastDear Representative last name:
Mayor, Council members
The Honorable first lastDear Mayor last name
The Honorable ..Dear Councilmember last name
President, xxx Community College District Board of TrusteesDear Mr./Mrs./Ms./Dr. last name
The President of the United Statesaddress
Dear Mr. President:How to address them?
7165 Burton Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
The Honorable Name
House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515
Dear Honorable Name:
Paragraph 1: Introduce yourself and the issues that you have chosen to ask yourrepresentative about.
Paragraph 2: Discuss your issue in depth and ask a question for your representative to answer.
Paragraph 3: Close the letter with a polite paragraph.
Your name printed or typed
Block: everything lines up on left. Ignore my mistakes here.
a. Get one person to peer edit paper (if time)
Do they believe it was right to go to war in Iraq?
If you believe it was right, why?
If you believe it was wrong, why?
Why didn’t we know this information before we entered the war?