Typically, the respected leaders of our society are older and hopefully wise. There are even minimum age requirements for candidates for various public offices. Point out these age requirements and discuss whether there should be maximum ages. Determine the ages of senators and congressmen, and identify the most senior members. Do you believe it is prudent to elect a president (or any leader) in his/her mid- to late- 70s?
To run for office in the United States you have to be at least 35 years of age and have lived in America 'legally' for 14... View the full answer