Current Political Issues -- Mrs. Newton

Your assignment is to select a topic from the list of Current Political Issues, perform scholarly research on that topic, and craft an expository essay about the topic you chose.


Due Dates and Deadlines:

Select a topic and submit to Mrs. Newton - Monday, November 26, 2018

Annotated Bibliography (20 pts) - Friday, December 7, 2018

Essay Submitted Via Turn-It-In - Friday, January 11, 2019


Topic Choices

 Immigration

Terrorism/Homeland Security

Gun control

Net neutrality

Climate change/Environmental Issues/Government stance

Opioid Crisis

Voter Turnout/Mid-Year Elections

Outline a program that would get more people involved in local elections

Social Media Regulation

Term limits for members of Congress

Gerrymandering. Should the redrawing of districts be done by an

independent/nonpartisan group?


Additional Current Resources: (please note login for all databases is: gmahs / gmahs)

NewsBank        JSTOR           PowerLibrary