VOTE! If we do nothing else as social studies teachers, it is our job to instill in our students their need to vote. We are given a great opportunity in this country. Our government is by the people, for the people. This only works when the PEOPLE VOTE. Whether Republican, Democrat or Independent – VOTE! [...]
Democrats and Republicans. Blue and Red. Donkeys and Elephants. Left and Right. These represent our two-party system. Why two parties, and not three? Can I start my own political party? What do the donkeys and elephants represent?