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Special Interests: How Would A Legislator Vote?

Students will

* act as elected officials who must make decisions that will make someone unhappy.
* consider five bills that are up for vote in light of the contributions that many special-interest groups made to their campaigns.
* justify their vote on each bill.
* write a brief essay in which they share what they learned from doing this role-play activity.

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