Optional 4th quarter extra credit:
is not required. You do not have an exam. If you are interested in
completing this to help raise your grade for 4th quarter you may do so
anytime BEFORE May 22nd.
Premise: You are a
Presidential advisor (role chosen based on topic) and will be asked to make a
presentation to the President (Oyer) via video (post on your YouTube channel as unlisted and send me the link) on a problem/issue/scenario/public policy
that has come to the attention of the White House.
Current Situation: Divided
government: Democrats control the House, Republicans control the Senate and the
White House – President Trump. As you
should know, this situation has made for a lot of politicking from all parties
and Trump is running for reelection this November.
Directions: Educate the President on your chosen problem/issue/scenario/public policy and offer solutions that the White House could undertake.Things to keep in mind as you present:
about the impact on the Presidency, the country, the public, the political
climate for 2020 considering a Presidential election, etc. Consider alternative solutions &
potential consequences-positive & negative.
Your job is not
to state your opinion but remain neutral and
present all sides. Start with background
information, historical influences, etc.
Highlight current action by all stakeholders (state governments are
currently…the State of Ohio is currently trying…the House/Senate recently,
This is a current
events project from the perspective of your chosen Cabinet role.