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Voting is the core of our democracy, yet the United States ranks toward the bottom of all democracies in the number of citizens who actually vote. Get 4 terrific voting videos to add to your government unit and motivate your students. They may even be able to motivate their parents to vote!

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WhatisDemocracy?Affirmation:Democracyisb asedontheprincipleofgovernment“bythepeopl e…forthepeople”Beingacitizencarrieswithitres ponsibility,toexhibitcitizenshipIwillfindwaystopartnerwithmyfellowcitizenstotakestepstoimprovethequalityinwhichweliveDailyAction:YouhavetherighttovoiceyourconcernswhenyouaredissatisfiedwiththeactionsofyourgovernmentIfyouarefeelingtaketimetocallorwriteyourrepresentativetomakethemawareofyourconcernsEffectivedemocracyreliesonallcitizensvoicingtheiropinionsandvote

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Includes chapters on local government, political paties, voting etc.

Includes chapters on local government, political paties, voting etc.

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Parliament of Victoria Explains: How Parliament makes laws - YouTube


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