Assignment 1: Politics – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Due Week 6 and worth 200 points
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which the student answers the following three (3) items using headers to separate each item:
- Discuss either two (2) civil liberties or two (2) civil rights events (past or current) that influences social responsibility in the American people today. Provide examples to support your answer. Note: Consider how the events influences the way American citizens’ acts socially responsible toward its community, support of its local, state, or government politics, and/or support of the Republican or Democratic values.
- Discuss two (2) media events (past or present) that has positively and negatively influenced public opinion of one government agency. Provide examples to support your answer. Note: Consider how a news story or media coverage of an event positively or negatively change the public’s opinion (or perception) towards the responsibility of the government agency in meeting the needs of its clients, customers, the American people.
- Discuss two (2) differences between the Republican and Democratic parties that may have an ethical impact on the American people. Provide examples to support your answer. Note: Consider the ideals, values, missions, and/or goals of the Republican and Democratic parties and determine if it presents any type of ethical concerns for or against the American people.