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6/2/2021Discussion Board – Intro American Govt (52930) POLS-...1/10Discussion BoardIntro American Govt (52930) POLS-1100-001-52930-SU-2021Discussion BoardThe main discussion board page appears with a list of available discussion forums. Forums are made up ofindividual discussion threads that can be organized around a particular subject. A thread is a conversation within aforum that includes the initial post and all replies to it. When you access a forum, a list of threads appears.MoreHelpDESCRIPTIONIntroduceYourself!Description:TotPosUnit 1PoliticalThinkingDiscussionBoardDescription:TotPosFORUMTOTPOPost a short intro of yourself.3 extra credit points for posting about yourself.1 additional extra credit point for adding a picture of you, your family, your pet(s),your hobbies, etc. Be creative!1 additional extra credit point for responding to a classmate YOU DON'T ALREADYKNOW.Total of 5 extra credit pointsHere are some things to tell us in your post:NameWhere are you in life? (for example: traditional college age (18-22), CollegeCredit Plus (CCP) student still in HS, back in college after a break, new-ish tocollege as an adult learner, grandparent, mid-career, etc.)Major/career interestWhat are you MOST curious about when it comes to U.S. politics and thegovernment?IndividualismThis assignment will address the cultural value ofindividualism(see textbook pp.9-11). The assignment has two parts: an initial posting, due Friday, and a responsepost, due Sunday.Initial PostingByFRIDAYcomplete the following assignment:?My CSCCMy CoursesMy OrganizationsEmailHelpStudent ServicesMy MediaSearchEdwina Seshie
6/2/2021Discussion Board – Intro American Govt (52930) POLS-...2/10DESCRIPTIONFORUMTOTPO1. Read the following article that helps de±ne and explain individualisticpolitical cultures such as ours:2. ChooseONEof the following public policy choices.Read the Wikipediaarticle describing it.Contact me if you have trouble ±nding that.Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program – one programoften categorized as “welfare”Military conscription – “the draft” -- (requirement for military service for allcitizens)Single-payer health care plan -- Medicare for All” -- (one single government-run health insurance program instead of the option to buy health insurancefrom independent companies)Progressive income tax – “Sliding-scale” income tax -- (increasing percentageof tax paid as income rises)Sales tax (percentage paid on cost of item purchased)Agriculture subsidies – bene±ts paid to farmers and agribusinesses tosupplement their income3. Write a paragraph explaining whether the policy ±ts with the Americanvalue of individualism or not and why. Be sure to include details you

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Spring
Professor
Mr. Hansen
Tags
Bill of Rights, The Washington Post, Intro American Govt

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