First, read a news story from the newspaper or the Internet. Answer the following questions regarding your news story: 1) What is the main issue, who are the main actors being discussed;
Second, choose one of the assigned articles you read for this week. Answer the following questions regarding the assigned article: 1) What are the basics of this article (who, what, when, how, why, etc.); 2) What is the overall main point the author is trying to convince you of? 3) Do you agree with the author’s argument? Why? Why not?
Finally, tie together your news story with what you learned from the assigned article, textbook readings, podcasts, videos, etc. for this week. Type your answers using your own words, no outline or bullets, complete sentences and paragraphs, single-spaced, full-page.
This week we discussed the many roles a president of the United States must play (Chief of State, party leader, Chief Executive, national opinion leader, etc.).
This spring, President Trump gave an address to the nation regarding the Corona-virus. I would like you to put on your political scientist hat and watch the attached video of his address. Tell me what you see and hear that shows you he is playing the many roles of a president. Please keep your political views to yourself and simply analyze what you see and hear in the video.