Unit 3: Law and Legal System
checks and balances,
rule of law,
rights and responsibilities,
Interest Group Brochure/Poster/PPT
Choose an interest group from one of the following websites: http://votesmart.org/interest-groups#.Vum57eIrLcs
Create a brochure/poster/PPT detailing information on the group. Include the following:
At least two pictures (if brochure- one on the front, one on the inside)
Background: How did it start?
What are their main goals?
Activities: What have they done to reach these goals? (bills supported, acts passed, Congressmen elected, etc.)
Financial Records: Can you easily find this group’s financial records? Would you consider them transparent? Can you give an example (how much money did they spend on advertising last year? etc.)
Response: Why did you pick this group? Do you think their work is important? Do you have any criticisms?