Analyzing current events helps students connect what they have learned over the course of the semester. Current events also show how government works “in the real world”. First,select a current event dealing an American political institution. (Note: the event must be less than 3 days old when you turn it in). Next, answer the following questions. Be sure to include the title of the article, the date, source, and author’s name if applicable. Remember to be specific and use a reputable news source. This assignment is worth 15 points total and is due Wednesday November 30th, 2016 by 11:59pm.
Current Event Questions:
• What Happened? (Summarize the event, including when the event took place, who was involved, and the outcome).
• How does this event relate to American government and American political institutions?
• Relate the event to class material. For example, how does this event correspond with what you have learned in this class?