2016 Election Assignment

Do some research on where you might stand politically by taking these two quizzes:
https://www.theadvocates.org/quiz/quiz.php
https://www.isidewith.com/political-quiz

1. Write down the results of your quizzes. Reflect on if your Quiz results actually match your true beliefs and leanings on issues you care about, such as healthcare, abortion, or the economy. Write one paragraph on this reflection, discussing what the quiz(zes) said and if it is correct.

Next, read a little about the election by looking at this
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election,_2016
and
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primary_election
AND THIS:
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/01/27/lesson-plan-election-2016-understanding-primaries-and-caucuses/?_r=0
AND THIS:
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/us/elections/candidates-on-the-issues.html

AND THIS ONE ON CANDIDATES:
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/us/elections/2016-presidential-candidates.html

2. After reading and researching about Democratic candidates, answer the following in a paragraph. If you had to choose between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, which would you choose and why. List at least three reasons.

3. After reading and researching about the Republican candidates, answer the following in a paragraph.
If you had to choose between Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Donald Trump which would you choose and why. List at least three reasons.

4. Decide which candidate you like best-even if it is not one of the popular choices above. Write one final paragraph urging others to vote for this candidate. Be ready to participate in a class caucus where we will discuss the favorite candidates and form groups to persuade others to vote for our candidate. Then we will hold a vote!