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Am I Republican or Democrat?

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Youth Driving Laws Limit Even the Double Date from NY TIMES

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/14/nyregion/teenage-driving-laws-stiffened-in-many-states.html?_r=1 Read NY Times article: TeenAge Driving and answer the following questions In WHAT ways have state legislatures across the country restricted teenage driving in recent years? WHAT are the results of the studies that safety campaigners point to in order to justify … Continue reading

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sb 1070

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Gun Control

Based on what happened last week in Aurora, Colorado at the screening of Dark Knight where do you stand on gun control and the second amendment? Identify both sides of the issue What role does the states play in the … Continue reading

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10 Cases all Teens Should Know

NY Times identified top 10 cases all students should know – Go to Link and choose what you believe are the three most important cases For each case create a post which includes in your own words a Brief background … Continue reading

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Were Students’ Rights Violated?

DIRECTIONS Read each situation. Use information from the excerpt of the majority opinion to help you complete the chart. Answer the question: “Were students’ rights violated?” by placing an “X” in the appropriate space. Provide a brief explanation for your … Continue reading

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Do You Know Your Rights?

The Bill of Rights was adopted by the US Congress in 1789 and refer to the first ten amendments to the law of the land we refer to as the US Constitution. These ten changes limit the powers of the federal government … Continue reading

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