Researching Democracy, Freedom and the Right to Vote.
To inform on all aspects of the right and privilege of United States citizens to vote in public elections.
The group participants will
research related topics with the intent to write, organize, create, produce and
publish an issue of a magazine called VOTE !
Investigating topics including but not limited to Democracy, Freedom, Declaration of Independence, US Constitution, Taxes, State & Federal Government, Human Rights, Civil Rights, Woman’s Suffrage, Economic & Environmental Issues, Education & Health care Issues, US Presidents, Political Parties, Freedom of Information Act, NH Right to Know Law, Current Events.
Schedule: Four Thursday’s each month
A Morning Session 10:00-11:45 Lunch 11:45-12:15 B Afternoon Session 12:15-2:00
Week 1 A History B Literature
Week 2 A Art History & Art Technique B Chemistry & Math
Week 3 A Graphic Design Technique B Government
Week 4 Field Trip
Fees $10 per class, $40 per month $360 per year Sept.-May High Finance
Design Input Articles Book Review Interview Photograph Art work Quotes Advertisement
Possible Research Projects
A President & His Political Campaign
Pick a Political Issue: Environment, Economy, Education, Health Care, etc.
Freedom: A History of US by Joy Hakim
Is Democracy Fair? The Mathematics of Voting and Apportionment by Leslie Johnson Nielsen & Michael de Villiers
US Constitution Pocket Guide (Available at the first workshop for $2.00)
Extensive Reading list
Boston Freedom Trail Concord & Lexington Local Historical Society & Cemetery State Legislative Session
Court Hearing Museum of Fine Arts Thoreau's Walden Pond Washington DC
Ages 13 and up with Group size limited to 15 participants
Peterborough Teen Center (website www.cpcnh.org ) 40 Grove Street
Loose Leaf Notebook
2 Notebooks or one 2 subject notebook-one for general notes and one for Chemistry Lab Reports
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