HW 4.3 – Current Event and Congress

  1. Find a current event in the news that is related in some way to Congress. It can be about a bill being considered, confirmation hearings of Pres. Trump’s appointees, or anything else that is about something happening in either the House of Representatives or the Senate.
  2. Summarize the article your chose in one paragraph. Explain the who, the what, the where and the why!
  3. Give your opinion of how you would deal with the issue discussed in the article if you were a member of Congress. Explain why. (Would you vote for or against a bill? Would you vote to confirm or deny an appointee? Etc!)

1-17-17 – Tuesday

  1. BW 1) Research MLK Day’s history. Explain how it became a federal holiday using the following terms: Congress, bill, and petition
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr._Day#History

2. Lyrics to “By the Time I Get to Arizona” by Public Enemy

https://play.google.com/music/preview/Taptbqmxdkidl22fhp3x4vccp34?lyrics=1&utm_source=google&utm_medium=search&utm_campaign=lyrics&pcampaignid=kp-lyrics&u=0#