Leveraging Your Links
U.S. Government and Politics
For this assignment, you will think about the best way to work with linkage institutions. To
complete the assignment, you will follow these steps:
Choose a political goal and identify a course of action.
Identify a political party or interest group that can help you achieve your
Answer questions explaining your choice and what you hope to achieve.
To get the best grade possible, follow the instructions in the assignment closely and answer all of
the questions completely. This assignment is worth 20 points.
Identify your area of interest and name your goal. This section is worth 1 point.
My concern is in the area of: the low minimum wage that is very difficult to live on
My goal is: to help raise the minimum wage
Fill in the table with the information you've learned about political parties and interest
groups. Select three political parties and two interest groups and list the pros and cons of
each as a choice for your issue. This section is worth 5 points.