Anti-big government, Anti-corporate, etc. Conservative Right (change is bad) o Conserve traditions of forefathers Political power Economic power o Use evidence from old historical documents o Stability Support strong central government Pro-military, Pro-police, Pro-big business, etc. Pro-religion (private and public) Centrists o Democrats and Republicans are very similar in the center
o Differences are their social issues o Both thoughts are great tools to learn about things in our world How to find information o Use a variety of news sources From a variety of places (from around the planet not just USA) o Identify their bias Hard-left – anti-government website Hard-right – government-run website o Triangulate the truth See what US press says about it Go to non-US site Go to a site from where it is happening Get an article left-wing and right-wing site Course Mechanics Get points for doing work every week PlaidAvenger.com o Lectures on PlaidAvenger.com and iTunes Points o Weekly book/reading quizzes Taken as many times as you want o Video quizzes Taken only once o Film quizzes Only active for 24 minutes
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