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The Impact of State and Local Politics on Daily Life

The Impact of State and Local Politics on Daily Life

For the chapter one current event, please review the section titled: The Impact of State and Local Politics on Daily Life. Once you do that, research a recent news article from within the last 6 months that addresses this topic. Download a copy of the current event template (provided below) and answer all  4 questions. For question one, paste the URL of the news article you found from the internet. For question 2 , write a 250 word summary of your news article. Quoted text will not count towards the 250 word minimum.   Question three you will need to identify the ways state and local governments affect your daily life. Please provide specific details to support your opinion. For question 4, you are to write a one or two sentence critical thinking question related to the article you just read. What unanswered questions did you find in the article?  This question can be related to the subject of the article (such as the President or Governor) or the journalist who wrote the article (biased view point).

Weekly Current Event


You must look through legitimate online media outlets and locate a news article that relates to the current chapter we are covering. The current event you submit must be a 250+ words summary of the article. It must also include 250+ words answering the question you will find in the chapter current event instructions. In addition, you will need to include a critical thinking question about the article. I do not need to see the article, just insert the http web address that I can click on and it will bring up the article itself . Any quoted material will not count toward the minimum word required for this assignment.


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1. Article Link (Paste full URL to the article):




2. Current Event Summary (250 + words):




3. See related chapter current event instructions for details (250 + words):




4. Submit a critical thinking question regarding the article (1-2 sentence):