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    Special Topics
    Benchmark activities in this category include testing participants' basic knowledge about the structure and function of the government as well as an examination of voting practices historically and currently in the United States.
Could You Pass the Test?
Who Has the Right?

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    Who Has the Right?
    This presentation addresses voting practices historically and currently in the United States and explores present day challenges and dilemmas about who should vote and who should have the power to determine who votes. Estimated time to present: 30 to 40 minutes. Below are the links to an overview of the activity, which will guide your presentation, and all accompanying materials including a tips sheet on making an effective Benchmarks presentation.

    Who Has the Right? PDF document opens in new window

    Who Has the Right? Power Point Powerpoint document opens in new window

    Voting Literacy Test PDF document opens in new window

    Voting Literacy Text Answer Key PDF document opens in new window

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