Right and Responsibility

Streaming Video - 2005
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Why should I vote? Does my vote count? This program addresses these questions and reinforces the importance of voting to the political process. The program begins with a history of voting, and the struggles of women and African Americans to gain voting rights. It then offers examples of close elections. Students are encouraged to consider how history might have been changed if the outcomes had been different. Instructions on how to vote, how to register, absentee voting, and how to use a voting machine are presented. Both primary and general elections are discussed on the local, state, and national levels, as well as referendums and votes on constitutional amendments. Students learn how to critically evaluate candidates based on their positions, experience, and other factors.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c1996.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (40 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Alternative Title: Right and responsibility


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