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Political Science 1 (Nicholson)

Introduction to U.S. Politics

Assignment Information

assignment information

Find a Bill

Questions

  1. What is the overall goal of this bill?
  2. Might there be disagreement between liberals and conservatives on this bill?  Does it align with a domestic issue found in your assignment?  If so, under which issue would each fall?  Overall, would this bill be suitable to use for your assignment?
  3. What do you think is the party affiliation of the sponsor for the bill?  Why would you guess this?
  4. To find out more about each bill's topic, what terms or phrases do you think would be important to use when searching for news and articles?
  5. Would you anticipate any challenges with researching the subject addressed by this bill?

Some Domestic Issues

  • climate change / environment
  • abortion
  • health care reform / repeal
  • national infrastructure (e.g. bridges)
  • tax policy
  • Social Security or Medicare reform
  • budget deficit
  • energy and oil production
  • immigration policy
  • minimum wage
  • LGBTQ policy
  • drug policy reform
  • education reform
  • welfare spending / reform