Essay (3 questions) 15 points each
Rubric: worth 5 points each section
5 discuss your solutions (how would you fix the problem)
5 points integrate concepts learned in class (terms, laws, regulations, etc.)
5 answer the question completely with full sentences (1-2 paragraphs)
Question #1:
Should the legal drinking age be changed from 21 and lowered to 18 years old? If you were a Senator in your State, would you vote yes or no for this law change?  Explain your reasoning for voting for yes or no to lower the drinking age from 21 to 18 in the United States?
Question #2:
One of the most conservational topics in the US government is free health care vs. free college education for a bachelor’s degree. If you were the governor for your State, and the federal government is awarding block grant funds, but you can only choose either to give residents of your state free health care or free college education up until a bachelor’s degree is conferred, which would you select and why? Would there be any requirements or restrictions to receive services?
Question #3:
In the mist of the pandemic, one of the biggest concerns is students in the K-12 education system returning back to school on campus. If you were the school district superintendent, what precautions would you put in place in your school district to assist with stopping the spread of Covid-19? Or would you mandate student to remain at home and take classes online? What services would you offer to parents to help with the new normal in the school system?