Political ideology and candidate evaluation paper
Paper due 11pm on Thursday, October 8th for non-Senior Trip students. Senior trip students, due date is October 15th at 11pm.
Paper must be turned in via Google classroom.
Must be MLA format
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Pictures of MLA formatted pages
Contents (these should also be your sub-heads)
1. Assessment of your assigned presidential candidate [underlining is for emphasis only. Your sub-headings should NOT be underlined]
a. What do you like about this candidate as a presidential candidate?
c. Why or why not would you vote for your candidate? Be specific.
2. Description and summary of your political ideology
You will take two different quizzes to help you identify your political ideology (i.e., your beliefs)
I. Pew Political Typology Quiz http://www.people-press.org/quiz/political-typology/group/140c2154
II. I-Side With: https://www.isidewith.com/political-quiz
a. Summarize the results of the quizzes (both) including the description of your ideology
b. Do you agree with the results? Yes or no? Why?
c. Do you agree with the match (i-side with) for president? Why or why not?
3. Identify the top three (3) issues in the election that influence your intent to vote
a. Identify what the three issues are
b. Identify what your view is on those issues
c. Identify what your assigned candidate’s position are on those issues
d. Identify what your matching (from I-Side With) candidate’s position are on those issues
e. Identify what influenced your views on those issues? (parents? personal experience? news? friends? teachers? religion?)
Use of redundant or unnecessary phrases:
US v. U.S.
Only capitalize President, Senator, Governor and other titles when they are used as a title in conjunction with a person's name: