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Platform Issues

Choose one of the exercises below.

1. Select a campaign issue that is interesting to you. Investigate each candidate's view on the issue and prepare a presentation showing the similarities and differences using material you have gathered from Web sites.

2. Select a campaign issue that is interesting to you. Gather information from the Internet. Take a stance on the issue and be prepared to participate in a mock debate.

When preparing your presentation, you may want to illustrate your points or position with a chart or multimedia demonstration. This could include movie clips, sound recordings, pictures, and statistics.

Web Sites with Campaign Issues

Official program - Woman suffrage procession,
Washington, D.C. March 3, 1913 / Dale
Courtesy of The Library of Congress

Head of suffrage parade, Washington, D.C. 1913
Courtesy of The Library of Congress
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