Tuesday, September 1, 2009

American Government 9/1/09

In Class - Discuss Question of the Week and the new topic of discussion: torture. Watch short video clip about torture and the War on Terror. Turn in survey questions and one page write-up. If not turned in today, I will still accept this tomorrow, but I will take off two letter grades.

Homework - Current event. Topic: torture. Be sure your current events are within the last year, but you may do some additional research to further your knowledge on the topic.

Articles to check out:
http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/08/30/analysis.interrogations.report/index.html?iref=newssearch - Dick Cheney opens up waterboarding debate
http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/08/24/us.terror.interrogations/index.html?iref=newssearch - Top prosecutor orders probe into interrogations

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