Digging Deeper: Part Two (pp. 231-232) - activities 7-9

 

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Exercise

See activities 7-9 on page 231-232.

Web resource

7) Compare websites about presidential candidates

John McCain official website

http://www.johnmccain.com/

Barack Obama official website

http://www.barackobama.com/index.php

Blogs against Hillary

http://www.blogsagainsthillary.com/

Editorial from Challenge

http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/45a/248.html

NPR Radio

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=87933961

Maligning McCain

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/blog/2006/03/21/BL2006032100444.html

Counterpunch

http://www.counterpunch.org/frank01172007.html

8) Explain the political system in one of the following countries:

Australia

http://australianpolitics.com/democracy/overview/

Australia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia#Politics

Canada

http://www.onestopimmigration-canada.com/canadian_political_system.html

Canada

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada#Government_and_politics

Jamaica

http://www.photius.com/countries/jamaica/government/index.html

Jamaica

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica#Government_and_politics

Ireland

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland

Ireland

http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categories/moving-country/moving-to-ireland/introduction-to-the-irish-system/political_system

Brazil

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazil#Government_and_politics

Mexico

http://www.idea.int/elections/upload/The%20Mexican%20political%20system.pdf

Mexico

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexico#Government_and_politics

Russia

http://www.rogerdarlington.co.uk/Russianpoliticalsystem.html

Russia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia#Government_and_politics

9) Charity and volunteer work in the USA

Statistics: Volunteering in the USA, 2007

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/volun.nr0.htm

Percent of adult population doing volunteer work

http://allcountries.org/uscensus/637_percent_of_adult_population_doing_volunteer.html

Volunteers of America

http://ejas.revues.org/document1182.html

More statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/volun.toc.htm

More statistics

http://www.energizeinc.com/art/statistics.html

Why volunteer?

http://www.rhodeislandhospital.org/services/volunteering/why-volunteer-at-rhode-island-hospital

A nation of volunteers

http://usinfo.org/enus/life/people/ijse0998/toc.html

Make a Difference Day

http://www.usaweekend.com/diffday/

Exercises

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