Unit 7: Participating in Government

Parts of Chapters 16 and 17

Key Questions:

What are the pros and cons of America's two party system?

Why is a Mid Term Election so significant in our governmental system?

How do political advertisements influence the outcome of an election?

What will the results of the 2010 Mid Term election mean for us at a local and national level?

Lecture PowerPoint:

Supporting Links:


Media Coverage of the 2010 Mid Term Elections:

  • Unit Assessment Assignment

  • Worksheets for Wed 10/27; Use DNC and RNC links above