Assessment 3: In Your Own Words
Write an essay about what it was like to practice a form of civic participation consistent with the ideals of citizens in a democratic republic.
Doing Your Duty in a Democracy
Use the notes below to help you write a cohesive essay.
Paragraph 1: Take a stance.
Do you believe civic participation should be a requirement of living in a democratic republic? Why or why not?
Body : Back up your argument with proof.
Describe how you felt when you inventoried, compiled the ordinance, and presented it to administrators.
Last Paragraph: Conclusion
Restate your stance. Summarize your proof. State the long range implications of your argument for society.